Unless you’ve been able to rinse the memory from your brain with industrial-strength bleach, I’m assuming we’re all still haunted by that fateful first trailer for the live-action Sonic The Hedgehog movie.
It’s safe to say that the fans weren’t on board. In fact, people were so horrified by the appearance of the SEGA mascot that the movie’s director Jeff Fowler had to assure us all that movie Sonic couldn’t hurt us – they were going to completely redesign the character, even going so far as to delay the movie by a few months.
Unfortunately, the damage has already been done and there’s no un-ringing this bell. See, apparently, it doesn’t matter that nightmare Sonic is getting a redesign, because nobody bothered to convey that information to the twisted minds behind below Party City live-action Sonic costume.
This horrifying costume, based on the REJECTED movie Sonic and not the beloved video game version of the character, is now available to buy.
That’s right, you can dress your kid up as a version of a beloved character that was so widely condemned that it’s been scrapped.
It’s quite possibly one of the most twisted Halloween getups I’ve ever seen. It’s well, it’s pretty much just a blue onesie with a strange pattern and a hood with some blue spikes on top of it.
Why anyone would allow their child to crawl into the skin of this blue devil is beyond me, but it’s bound to cause fright or two on October 31.
Incredibly, that’s not even the worst of it. The one thing the above costume is lacking is an actual Sonic mask, instead of allowing the wearer of the suit to show their own face to the world as they speed around the neighborhood begging for sweets.
But if you want to cover your face with Sonic’s and truly become the hedgehog.
I mean, just look at it. Imagine being chased around the house by a knife-wielding murderer who’s wearing that monstrosity. Imagine looking into those dead eyes, seeing that weird, jagged smirk, and it being the last thing you ever saw.
Please, please don’t let your kids wear that mask this Halloween, because if anyone shows up to my door looking like that, then I really can’t be held responsible for how I react. This has been a PSA.