Billy Mays was one of the greatest sales pitchmen of all time. He died recently at the age, according to a CNN article. He was remembered best for his pitches of the products OxiClean and Orange Glo. Billy Mays was often known as the OxiClean Guy.
Now you can pay tribute to the OxiClean Guy Billy Mays with a cool Billy Mays costume on Halloween night. Here are some of the greatest ideas on the internet for a cool Billy Mays costume.
Billy Mays Printable Masks
For the absolute easiest Billy Mays costume, simply wear a button-down blue shirt, have a box of OxiClean with you and print out a Billy Mays mask. The masks are available at the Art Backwash blog at this link. Thanks to blogger Von Glitschka for these great Billy Mays masks that can be printed.
Costumzee.com’s How to Make a Billy Mays (OxiClean Guy) Costume
The Web site of costumzee.com has a useful and easy to follow guide on how to make an OxiClean Guy costume for Halloween. The most important things appear to be the blue button-down shirt and the dark beard. A box of OxiClean is also a very important part of the costume.
Make Your Own Billy Mays Halloween Costume by Susi Frock
This article has superb tips on how to make a Billy Mays costume. Just follow the tips on how to get the Billy Mays look right and start to master his famous expressions. Included is an added instruction about making sure you have the OxiClean advertisement or patch on your blue shirt.
Pitchman Billy Mays DIY Halloween Costume Ideas by Missy Jess
According to this article, the bucket of OxiClean is one of the most important parts of the Billy Mays costume. Make sure you have this item above all else. Then start work on getting the right blue shirt. You should also get some khaki pants to go with your costume.
Homemade Billy Mays Costume
For a cool recollection of how one person put together a Billy Mays costume, check out this Web site where there is an account of putting together a homemade Billy Mays costume.
The OxiClean product can be found at many stores and at this Web site. Also, the Orange Glo product can be found at many places, including this page.
Have lots of fun in your Billy Mays costume. For something special to add to your Billy Mays costume, consider carrying around some of his best-known products on Halloween and even try them yourself to see if they are the good bargains that Billy Mays believed they are.
Billy Mays, Wikipedia page
“‘Infomercial King’ Billy Mays Found Dead in Home,” Fox News, June 28, 2009.
“Billy Mays, OxiClean pitchman, found dead,” CNN.com, June 29, 2009.