Every talk show celebrated Halloween on Monday, October 31. It was a chance for co-hosts to dress up as their favorite character whether real or fictional and whether living or dead. Talk shows on all the major networks gave viewers a treat by letting them see co-hosts in costumes and masks like they have never seen them before. Monday was not a dull day on television.

ABC talk shows

"Good Morning America" started Halloween off by having Lara Spencer burst through a $10 bill background as  Alexander Hamilton.

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 Kids went on a celebrity Pokemon hunt with Sara Haines and Alfonso Ribeiro helping out as Ghostbusters. They found Michael Strahan as Pikachu. Ginger Zee dressed as a forgetful Dory, Gio Benitez as Jigglypuff, and Amy Robach was Sia. Jesse Palmer dressed as Captain America and TJ Holmes appeared as Madea. Tyler Perry called into the show and gave him tips on how to talk like Madea.

"Live with Kelly" usually has many costume changes. Kelly Ripa was Alexander Hamilton, a Pokemon hunter, Harley Quinn, and Donald Trump.

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Her co-host, Jerry O'Connell played Pikachu, The Joker, Hillary Clinton and also Bill Clinton. Co-hosts of the "The View" dressed up as cartoon characters. Whoopi Goldberg was Marge Simpson and Raven-Symone dressed as "South Park's" Cartman. Joy Behar went for characters from "Inside Out." Candace Cameron Bure was Tinker Bell. Sunny Hostin was Dora the Explorer. Paula Faris was Twilight Sparkle from "My Little Pony." Jedediah Bila dressed as Betty Boop. Sara Haines was a Smurfette after being a Ghostbuster on "Good Morning America" early in the day.

CBS talk shows

"The Talk" was very entertaining with LL Cool J acting as host for a lip sync battle with Cheryl Underwood winning the contest after dressing, playing the piano and singing like Little Richard. She was the last to perform. Coming before her were Julie Chen as Madonna, Aisha Tyler as Lionel Richards, Sheryl Osbourne as Marilyn Monroe and Sara Gilbert as Cher. Ellen DeGeneres dressed up as Sia. Guest Heidi Klum dressed up as Sia's dancer Maddie Ziegler.

On his show, Steve Harvey dressed as Eddie Murphy in "Coming to America."

NBC talk show

The "Today" show did not disappoint as the co-hosts displayed their creativity. Matt Lauer dressed as Jerry Seinfield. Tamron Hall and Willie Geist danced like Uma Thurman and John Travolta's in "Pulp Fiction." Tamron Hall also dressed as Julia Roberts in "Pretty Woman."  Savannah Guthrie had the easiest character to impersonate. All the pregnant co-host had to do was to stick her head through a large cardboard cutout with nude pregnant Demi Moore on the Vanity Fair magazine cover.

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Carson Daly played Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Terminator" character, while Al Roker dressed as Steve Urkel from "Family Matters." Jenna Bush Hager dressed up like her grandmother, Barbara Bush. The grandmother called into the show to congratulate her granddaughter. Kathie Lee Gifford dressed as Regis Philbin and Hoda Kotb dressed as Kathie Lee.

Other talk shows

Wendy Williams on Fox dressed as Uhura, and the rest of her crew also dressed as people from "Star Trek." The women on "The Real" did their entire show on Fox as zombies instead of dressing as different characters.

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They played Halloween games with their audience. Did you see any of the Halloween-inspired talk shows? If so, which ones did you like?

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