The untold truth of David S. Pumpkins
If you're reading this, it can only mean one thing: you're one of the millions of people who've fallen under the spell of Halloween's newest, happiest, dumbest mascot, David S. Pumpkins.
First appearing on the October 22, 2016 episode of Saturday Night Live, Tom Hanks' David Pumpkins and his two B-Boy skeletons (played by two of the sketch's three writers, Mikey Day and Bobby Moynihan) became immediate online sensations, inspiring tweets, memes, and generally delighted confusion. But what's the story behind this spooky, orange-suited Santa send-up? And can we count on Mr. Pumpkins to make a Halloween appearance every year? Let's explore the untold truth of David S. Pumpkins.