13 Trivia Tidbits About Costumes In Comedy Movies & Shows

13 Trivia Tidbits About Costumes In Comedy Movies & Shows

Costumes play a major role in a film or television show since a character's costume can show you who they really are without saying anything. It's undoubtedly amongst the most noticeable parts of a film or television show. While many comedy films, including sitcoms, do not put much attention into their clothes, some do and sometimes do so with unique nuances, making them important.

Costumes let actors morph into fresh and believable characters in the story by communicating the intricacies of a project's objectives to the audience.

Costumes are a fantastic aspect of theater since they assist in telling the tale, let performers get into character, as well as quickly inform the audience about what is going on. Receiving their clothes is a really thrilling day for many young performers.

True, comedy films and sitcoms don't exactly make their outfits the center of attention... and there are still lots of subtleties in those outfits that turn out to be crucial. Consider the following scenario:


COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THE COSTUMES IN TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE KIND OF GO AGAINST THE GRAIN. For example, the popular girl wears chokers and the jock wears a bomber jacket, not a letterman jacket - that's so everybody can find themselves in the movie, says costume designer Rafaella Rabinovich.



COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THEY NEVER WEAR RED OR PINK IN THE GOOD PLACE IN, UH, THE GOOD PLACE. That's done on purpose, to make the good place look different from the real world - the one exception is a little red in Jameela Jamil's dress in the second season.


Orange Is the New Black

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM WHEN YOUNG CRAZY EYES WORE PINK FAIRY WINGS IN OITNB, THAT WASN'T MINOR. It wasn't simply a throwaway detail i in that flashback, it was meant to suggest the same sense of childlike wonder that Crazy Eyes has as a grown-up.



COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THE MAJORITY OF THE CLOTHES IN THE MARVELOUS MRS MAISEL ARE MADE FROM SCRATCH. TELEP fm FOR 95% of it is made just for the show - apparently, that's so the people making the show can create looks that are period-accurate and also define the character well.



COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM ON GROWN-ISH, VIVEK'S WARDROBE WAS SHAPED BY THE BUDGET. He's supposed to be wearing stuff from the likes of Gucci or Givenchy, but the show didn't really have the money for that, so they went for brands like Burberry.


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