Last October, the internet got swept up in David Pumpkins fever. The “Haunted Elevator” Saturday Night Live sketch spread like wildfire and David Pumpkins, played by Tom Hanks, became a pop culture icon.
As if that wasn’t already ridiculous enough, “The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special,” a 30-minute animated show, will air on NBC next month, with Hanks reprising his role as the popular Halloween character.
Creators of the sketch, and Pumpkins’ hilarious skeleton sidekicks, Bobby Moynihan and Mikey Day will also voice characters for the animated special. Even “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage will be lending his voice to the cartoon.
The special will focus on Pumpkins and his sidekicks as they attempt to teach a young boy and his sister the true meaning of Halloween.
“The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special” will air on Saturday, October 28 at 11:30 P.M. on NBC.