10/08/2012 05:43 pm ET

Funny TV Halloween Costumes: How To Be Honey Boo Boo, The Dowager Countess, Fat Betty And More

When it comes to the ultimate inspiration for a Halloween costume, look no further than your TV. All year long, you've watched, talked about and commented on some of TV's biggest and craziest storylines, so why not be the one everyone's talking about this Halloween?

HuffPost TV has you covered with 13 funny costume how-tos for every TV fan. From "Downton Abbey's" Dowager Countess to the "Honey Boo Boo" family, click through the slideshow below to see our suggestions for how to make the costumes work, including some optional accessories to really take these looks to the next level.

Feeling more sinister? Have a darker sense of humor? There's the body-covering "American Horror Story" rubber man suit, and nothing will get your PETA-loving pals angrier than an homage to the dearly departed castmembers of HBO's canceled "Luck."

Click through to see them all, then share your own TV-inspired costume ideas in the comments!

TV-Inspired Halloween Costumes