'Today' Brings Charlie Brown and the Gang to Life -- as Their Evil Twins (PHOTOS)

Jenny Erikson | Oct 30, 2015 Celebrities

The anchors on the Today Show decided to get into the Halloween spirit on Friday by dressing up as the characters from the new Peanuts Movie, but somehow their efforts ended with some pretty scary results. There's a reason these characters are cartoons!

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In fact, these recreated humanoid creatures look like they could actually be the evil twins of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest, and frankly, we wish we could unsee this. 


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  • Al Roker as Charlie Brown


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    Charlie Brown with one thick swirl of hair is adorable. On Al Roker, it looks like his brain has gone bad and is trying to escape out of his forehead. Way freaky.

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  • Matt Lauer as Lucy


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    I love cross-dressing on Halloween, but I refuse to live in a world where Matt Lauer has better legs than I do. Don't make me do it. I can't do it!


  • Natalie Morales as Marcie


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    The reflective glasses are part of Marcie's bookish charm, but they just look kooky in real life. Meanwhile, Natalie Morales's real hair is crying under that wig.

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  • Savannah Guthrie as Sally


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    Sally Brown is supposed to be Charlie's cute little sister, but Savannah Guthrie looks like she's fresh out of his nightmares. He's definitely going to have to go visit Lucy for psychiatric advice. Just not the Matt Lauer version of Lucy.

  • Hoda Kotb as Snoopy


    Image via Ron Smits/London Ent/Splashnews & Blue Sky

    There is nothing beloved, spunky, or adorable about this Snoopy. I've never wanted to root for the Red Baron before, but I'm thinking about it now ...

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  • Kathie Lee Gifford as Woodstock


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    Kathie Lee looks like a yellow Voldemort. And that's all I have to say about that.



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