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How to Make Halloween Costumes of Horror Movie Villains

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Norman Bates, 'Psycho'
Psycho Norman Bates Halloween costume
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Your Motivation: You love your mother. A lot. I mean, you really, really love her -- so much so that you dress up like her, talk in her voice and kill people who invade your turf. Did I mention that you're nuttier than a fruitcake?

Key Characteristics: Nagging old woman voice, old woman dress, old woman wig, butcher knife, tendency to hang around showers.

Typical Dialogue: "Norman! Get that trollop out of here!"

How to Achieve the Look*: Rummage through your mother's drawers and pick the most matronly dress you can find. Then get therapy for having rummaged through your mother's drawers.

The Easy Way Out: Compare prices on Norman Bates costumes

*For macabre entertainment purposes only. Do not try this at home.

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