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7th Jan '17 9:20:11 AM JustTroper
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Not necessarily exclusive to zombies: vampires, ghosts, biped werewolves, and other human-derived monsters may also be examples of this trope, provided their outfit is unexpected and/or goofy enough to surprise and amuse the audience. Distinguished from OurZombiesAreDifferent in that the Incongruously Dressed Zombie only ''looks'' unique; functionally, it's usually (though not necessarily) your standard-issue NightOfTheLivingMooks drone.

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Not necessarily exclusive to zombies: vampires, ghosts, biped werewolves, and other human-derived monsters may also be examples of this trope, provided their outfit is unexpected and/or goofy enough to surprise and amuse the audience. Distinguished from OurZombiesAreDifferent in that the Incongruously Dressed Zombie only ''looks'' unique; functionally, it's usually (though not necessarily) your standard-issue NightOfTheLivingMooks drone.
drone. Compare and contrast AttractiveZombie who retains both his/her personality and good looks.
29th Nov '16 5:30:18 PM Sharlee
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[[AC: Theme Parks]]
* ''Ride/TheHauntedMansion'' features some Incongruously-Dressed Ghosts, such as an opera singer in full Valkyrie getup.
25th Nov '16 5:24:12 PM Sharlee
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** Invoked by Murphy's zombie-controlling daughter Lucy, who dresses her undead "playmates" up as a princess, pirate, Raggedy Ann, and knight.

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** Invoked by Murphy's zombie-controlling daughter Lucy, who dresses her undead "playmates" up as a princess, cowboy, pirate, Raggedy Ann, farmer, and knight.
25th Nov '16 5:21:20 PM Sharlee
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** Invoked by Murphy's zombie-controlling daughter Lucy, who dresses her undead "playmates" up as a princess, pirate, and knight.

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** Invoked by Murphy's zombie-controlling daughter Lucy, who dresses her undead "playmates" up as a princess, pirate, Raggedy Ann, and knight.
25th Nov '16 5:13:49 PM Sharlee
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** Invoked by Murphy's zombie-controlling daughter Lucy, who dresses her undead "playmates" up as a princess, pirate, and knight.
10th Oct '16 1:41:24 PM Sharlee
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* In a non-horror example, the animated suits of battle-garb in ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks'' include some Scottish bagpipers' costumes, and a 17th-century duelist's outfit complete with long flowing wig.
5th Sep '16 3:06:56 PM Sharlee
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* A ''very'' common trope on ''Series/ZNation'', as when zombified clowns and cheese-heads from a Wisconsin town's parade appear in the opening scene of "Zombaby!".

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* A ''very'' common trope on ''Series/ZNation'', as when zombified clowns and with the zombie cheese-heads from a in Wisconsin town's parade appear in or the opening scene busload of "Zombaby!".
zombies who'd died on their way to an Abraham Lincoln look-alike contest.
5th Sep '16 2:05:38 PM Sharlee
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* A ''very'' common trope on ''Series/ZNation'', as when zombified clowns and cheese-heads from a Wisconsin town's parade appear in the opening scene of "Zombaby!".
17th Jul '16 8:16:47 AM Sharlee
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* ''VideoGame/GhostbustersTheVideoGame'' has ghost bellhops and a Fisherman Ghost.
17th Jul '16 8:15:44 AM Sharlee
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** The fact that one combative ghost is dressed as a Pilgrim is Lampshaded in ''Film/Ghostbusters2016''.
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