It wouldn't be October if there weren't an onslaught of
Freshman comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which was recently picked up for a full season, is giving viewers a taste of Halloween in Brooklyn. The episode will center on Charles, played by
"This is a big moment for any show," Lo Truglio said. "Holiday-themed episodes are big deals, right?"
Lo Truglio, whose Charles Boyle is a boob of a detective -- last week, his character's idea of revenge included replacing someone's aloe tissues with regular tissues -- wasn't sure how much he could tease about the costumes that would make cameos in the episode, only saying "they have to do with current events. There are political figures ... and it's not what you think."
One can only imagine. Dan Goor and Michael Schur, executive producers of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," are well-trained in the area. Characters from
Of course, Lo Truglio seems proficient enough to add some ideas to the mix.
"I used to live in New York, so I definitely checked out the Halloween parade down in Greenwich Village and saw some great costumes," he said. "My favorite that I ever did -- I held a handheld mini fan and blew bubbles through it. My friend wore a blue turtleneck with a blond wig and would go toward fan. And I was saying, 'Burp, Charlie, burp!' It was a 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' costume. It was very complicated, but once you got it, people loved it.
"Another year, I was so lazy I just went to a deli and got a piece of fruit and I went as Peach and the Giant James. That is not a joke. Hopefully if we get a season 2, there will be a Halloween episode and I can get in on costume brainstorming."