Glenn Beck was quite fond of adding theatrics to his Fox News show to illustrate his outlandish rhetoric. Below are the top five examples of Beck using his Fox News show to play dress-up.
5. Beck Shows His Fox Audience His “Joy Behar” Costume. On November 1, 2010, Beck informed his audience that Fox host Bill O'Reilly bet him $5,000 he wouldn't go on stage at a Halloween event dressed as Joy Behar for Halloween, and so he went to costume shop and asked for a costume for a “snobby, elitist, über-liberal progressive.” Beck then showed a video of himself from that event and announced that O'Reilly owed him the money. From the November 1, 2010, edition of Fox News' Glenn Beck:
4. After Dressing Up As Mr. Rogers, Beck Introduces “Dr. McTeeth.” On March 16, Beck put a sweater on over his shirt and tie and announced that “it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood” before reviewing The Three Little Pigs in order to warn that “we're being fattened up in the progressive witch's cottage.” Later in the show, Beck told the audience, “I know I scared you today with the wolves and the pigs and old-man sweater, but now I'm going to introduce you to Dr. McTeeth”:
3. Beck Wears Red Footie Pajamas For Christmas Special, Re-Airs It For His Fox Audience. On December 15, 2010, Beck went to Willmington, Ohio, (after spending a month misleading his audience about the town) and dressed up as Santa, and then in red footie pajamas, for his Christmas show. On the December 17, 2010, Beck re-aired the show for his Fox News audience:
2. Beck Channels Yoda. On the February 4 edition of his show, Beck put on a Jedi robe and carried a walking stick and told the audience that if they hadn't been frightened watching his show yet, “You will be”:
1. Beck Says AmeriCorps Pledge -- In Lederhosen. Beck spent a lot of time on his show criticizing the AmeriCorps program during the spring and summer of 2009, notably saying an AmeriCorps bill “basically indoctrinates your child into community service through the federal government.” But on the July 24, 2009, edition of his show, he took it a step further, dressing up in lederhosen and jumping up on a platform to say the AmeriCorps pledge: