Coolest Homemade Bender from Futurama Costume

Coolest Homemade Bender from Futurama Costume

Bender is a robot character from the cartoon Futurama whose soul purpose is drinking beer to stay sober and operate. And when he doesn’t drink he gets 12 o’clock rust and begins to malfunction and act like he is drunk. My Bender costume was a first price winner at multiple competitions. To begin with, Bender … Read more

Original Homemade Bender Costume

Original Homemade Bender Costume

Last year i did a lego man costume. But this Bender costume required a lot more thought. But it came together very quickly and easily. The body is made of all carboard. Cut the circly for the top, cut the hoke for my head, then attached cardboard all around. I put slits in the cardboard … Read more

DIY Futurama Couple Costume

DIY Futurama Couple Costume

We decided to be Lila and Fry at our first Halloween together. We colored my hair violet and his hair orange. I made a big eye and found a blaster. Then we just wore the same clothes as characters do in cartoon and-voila! Here we are simple and fast. P.S. I made my eye from … Read more

Homemade Bender (Futurama) Halloween Costume

Homemade Bender (Futurama) Halloween Costume

I LOVE making my own costumes and I have created a few that I still have to this day.  This is by far my favorite and most elaborate: Bender from Futurama. More details on all the  pieces. But the Q&D is: Head: main part part (cylindrical) cement post mold (for cement posts, Home Depot) and … Read more

Easy, Cheap and Homemade Futurama Couple’s Costume

Easy, Cheap and Homemade Futurama Couple's Costume

This was our first Halloween together! We are both full time college students so we needed this Halloween to be as close to free as possible. He wanted something extremely simple and I wanted to be a bad ass chick! So this is what we came up with…Leela and Fry from Futurama! LEELA: White tank, … Read more

Coolest and Easiest Futurama Meme Costume for Anyone

Coolest and Easiest Futurama Meme Costume for Anyone: The first step is to choose your meme. I for one chose the Futurama Fry Meme. But you could be any of the hilarious internet picture memes.  The fir

The first step is to choose your meme. I for one chose the Futurama Fry Meme. But you could be any of the hilarious internet picture memes. The first step would be to find yourself clothing to match the character you have chosen. In my example I had to find a white t-shirt, red sweater … Read more

Futurama’s Leela and Bender Couple Halloween Costume

Bender: 
Small Trash Can for head spray painted grey
Stryofoam ball eyes 
Chest Peice was a molding for cement bought at local hardware

Here is how I made my Futurama’s Leela and Bender Couple Halloween Costume: Bender: Small Trash Can for head spray painted grey Styrofoam ball eyes Chest Peiece was a molding for cement bought at local hardware store. Mouth basically made out of hard plastic stitching boards with holes in it from local craft store. Cigar … Read more

Cool Homemade Halloween Costume: Bender from Futurama

Bender from FuturamaI spent two, make that 2 months, hundreds of hours, and over $250 in materials and pieces to make this costume come to life. It i

I spent two, make that 2 months, hundreds of hours, and over $250 in materials and pieces to make this Bender from Futurama costume come to life. It is by far the best Bender costume. I haven’t seen a better one in all my research online. The eyes, antenna, arms, and inner door light up with … Read more

Original Gender Bender Halloween Costume

I wanted to do something special this year so I chose the “Gender” Bender. For Bender I spent a lot of time on Benders head. It was impor

I wanted to do something special this year so I chose the “Gender” Bender. For Bender I spent a lot of time on Bender’s head. It was important to get the right look. The cutting of the cardboard visor was a tricky part. The head is constructed of cardboard rolled and taped. The dome of … Read more

Awesome Bender and the Head of Lucy Liu Halloween Couple Costume

Both these costumes were made by me, but let’s face it – Bender and Lucy were made for each other. Bender was made first and is construct

This awesome Bender and the Head of Lucy Liu Halloween couple costume was made by me, but let’s face it – Bender and Lucy were made for each other. Bender was made first and is constructed of cardboard, clothes hangers, LOTS of duct tape, aluminum foil, and old radio aerial, Styrofoam for the eyes and … Read more

Coolest Bender from Futurama Homemade Costume

Homemade Bender from Futurama Costume

I had 2 days to make a Homemade Bender from Futurama Costume for the 1st Annual Superhero Pub Crawl event in Portland Oregon. The goal was to have the costume look like Bender the alcohol-fueled robot from Futurama. Bender was constructed out of: 1 garbage can for the main body 1 cardboard tube for the … Read more

Coolest Binder Costume

Homemade Binder Costume

For Halloween I decided to make a Homemade Binder Costume from Futurama. It was one of the more expensive costumes for me to make but it was more than worth it and all the trips to home depot for supplies! The body is made of a cement pillar casting from home depot, which I cut … Read more

Coolest Slurms Costume

Coolest Slurms Costume 11

This is my homemade costume of one the funniest “Futurama” characters ever; Slurms Mckenzie!! Whimmy Wham Wham Wozzle!!

Coolest Futurama President Nixon’s Head in a Jar Costume

Coolest Futurama President Nixon's Head in a Jar Costume 12

On the headless body of Spiro Agnew! I’m a big fan of the Futurama series, and have been thinking about doing a head-in-a-jar costume for a few years. The biggest problem was finding the clear plastic cylinder, I spent a few days emailing various plastic manufacturers online and local on getting an acrylic cylinder, most … Read more

Coolest Leela from Futurama Costume

Homemade Leela from Futurama Costume

This Leela from Futurama Costume was surprisingly easy to make once we figured out how to construct the eye. Leela is a cyclops. So we took some safety glasses and popped the plastic lenses out of them so we would just have the frames. Then we took some white needle point board, the kind with … Read more

Coolest DIY Futurama Couple Halloween Costumes

DIY Futurama Couple Halloween Costumes

These incredibly quick DIY Futurama couple Halloween costumes were a life saver at this year’s Halloween Party. Leela costume – Hair: Purple wig from costume store: $13 Clothes: White tank-top (already had), Black Cargo pants (already had), Black Boots (already had) Armband: Thick white foam board spray painted silver with foam cut-out buttons, also spray … Read more

Last Minute Costume Ideas

I didn’t even know who Zoidberg was until my boyfriend told me that he was going to be him for Halloween right after we met. So I was wondering how he was going to do it and I had a few last minute costume ideas for him. I ordered a Lab Coat from AllHeart.com or … Read more

Last Minute Costume Ideas

These are our incredibly simple last minute costume ideas that earned us many wows and looks at our Halloween parties. For anyone who has seen the once-canceled soon-to-be-revived show Futurama the costumes are plainly and obviously awesome! The Fry costume: This turned out to be very easy. I already owned the converse shoes and the … Read more

Coolest Bender from Futurama Costume

Homemade Bender from Futurama Costume

I built this Bender from Futurama costume from scratch, mostly stuff from a surplus supply store, Lowes and Hobby Lobby. It took me 2 weeks to complete working on it every day after work. I actually see through the teeth area, and the top of the antenna is 7’10” tall. There is a battery operated … Read more

Coolest Dr. Zoidburg from Futurama Costume

Homemade Dr. Zoidburg from Futurama Costume

This Dr. Zoidburg from Futurama Costume is very easy and very impressive to others. We got the lab coat and scrubs from a store, but the face and claws had to be constructed from scratch. We took a red binny hat and stretched it over his face. Marked where the eye, nose and mouth holes … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bender and Leela from FUTURAMA Costumes

Homemade Bender and Leela from FUTURAMA Costumes

This is our Homemade Bender and Leela from FUTURAMA Costumes. I am an artist and constructed the Bender out of foam and shiny fabric. Eyes are hard Styrofoam painted yellow and teeth (where I see through) is a plastic grid used for weaving that works well for seeing through. It took me about a month, … Read more