Why feature a boring ordinary Jack O'Lantern, when you can confront trick-or-treaters with Khan? Or a Xenomorph? Or the incredible cuteness of Totoro? Here are some of our favorite science fiction and fantasy icons, immortalized as glowing pumpkins, to help inspire your own Halloween decorations.

Additional reporting by Sophie Bushwick

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Totoro pumpkin, via Animation Roller Coaster.

Remote-Controlled Dalek Lantern ‚ÄĒ which actually works! Details, including video and instructions, at Evil Mad Scientist. Via SF Signal.

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Death Star in mid-strike, via Phoenix New Times

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Iron Man pumpkin, via Instructables

Alien Pumpkin, via Pumpkin Gutter

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Yoda, via Pumpkin Gutter

MST3K pumpkin, via Warming Glow

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Mars Attacks pumpkin, via The Torch Online

Gollum pumpkin, via The Torch Online

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OOD PUMPKIN!!! via DeanoSidwell on Deviant Art

Clone Trooper pumpkin via RJCIRutter on Deviant Art

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Hunger Games District 11 pumpkin, via BCTrumpeteer on Deviant Art

Bender Pumpkin by Radioactive Glowstick, via Smosh

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Brock Samson, by Chrome Goddess on Deviant Art

Turret pumpkin, via Ceemdee on Deviant Art

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Darth Vader, via Pumpkin Gutter

Gremlin, via Spider.Dog on Flickr

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Stormtrooper, Batman and friend... via The Bywaters on Flickr.

Muppet Pumpkins (Mumpkins?) ‚ÄĒ a "Mahna Mahna" Snowth and Animal. Via Brooke Duckart on Flickr.

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Admiral Ackbar, via Pumpkin Gutter

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Greedo, via Pumpkin Gutter

Alien via Pumpkin Gutter

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Bender, via Amplified Stories of Interest

Spidey, via Amplified Stories of Interest

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Xenomorph, via Pumpkin Gutter

Khan, via The Pumpkin Geek

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Locutus of Borg, via The Pumpkin Geek

Gul Dukat, via The Pumpkin Geek

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Catwoman via The Pumpkin Geek

Master Chief Helmet, via Bonus-Level.com

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Charizard, via Bonus-Level.com