My economical Halloween costume, and an even more economical version

by Joey deVilla on October 14, 2017

I decided to take the easy approach this Hallowe’en and picked up a Star Trek: The Original Series “command” shirt at a shop in Toronto’s Kensington Market. It’s branded as a “Captain Kirk” shirt, but as an Asian guy with a radio voice, I’m declaring it a “Lieutenant Sulu” shirt instead. Total cost: US$25, because I already have black pants, boots, and a phaser.

There is an even cheaper “Sulu” costume option:

Baby oil (or hey, cooking oil) and a toy sword. I figure that would cost US$10 at most.

For those few of you who’ve never seen this Star Trek scene, here it is:

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Bruce Arthurs October 26, 2017 at 6:53 pm

One of the few times a redshirt survived.

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