Cheech Marin: Lovable Stoner Character

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The Cheech Marin costume from Cheech and Chong is one of the movie’s most iconic and popular cosplays. Cheech Marin is a famous stand-up comedian, writer, voice actor, and activist. He quickly became associated with his friend and co-writer, Tommy Chong. They are especially famous for their movie Cheech and Chong, starring both actors. In Cheech and Chong Up in Smoke, Cheech’s character, Pedro de Pacas, meets up with the character Anthony Stoner.


You’ll Need:

  1. Canvas Jersey Tank
  2. Red Suspender
  3. Khaki Pants
  4. Red Knitted Cap
  5. Fake Puff Costume Cigar
  6. Short Curly Brown Wig
  7. Sandal
  8. Fake Mustache

DIY Cheech Marin Costume Guide

It doesn’t take long for the duo to get arrested on charges of possession of marijuana. They are released from jail on a technicality that gives them space to continue on their misadventures. Throughout the film, their antics eventually lead them to compete in a contest for rock bands. In this contest, they perform what has since become the famous “Earache My Eye.” 

The Cheech Marin costume is one of the most popular movie costumes, especially for those who enjoy “stoner culture.” To dress like Cheech Marin, you will need Canvas Jersey Tank, Red Suspender, Khaki Pants, Red Knitted Cap, Fake Puff Costume Cigar, Short Curly Brown Wig, Sandal, and Fake Mustache. Just put them together, and you can easily nail his iconic look.


Cheech Marin Cosplay Costume

Cheech Marin has a loud, bold personality and a style to match. This iconic look is easy to achieve. You may even have a few pieces of the ensemble in your house already and ready to go. To begin, you will want to start with a yellow tank top or Sando. You should wear a pair of bright red suspenders over the yellow top. Connect those suspenders to the khaki pants you’ll need to wear. You will need a matching, equally vibrant red beanie to match the bright red suspenders. If you don’t have naturally black hair, grab a black wig to wear underneath the beanie. 

In terms of hair, you’ll also need to wear a fake, thick mustache like he has if you can’t grow your own. You want to step into open-toed leather sandals to finish off his look. With all of these pieces combined, you will officially have the perfect cosplay to wear to your next convention or Halloween party. 

To enhance the fun of your Cheech Marin costume, invite your friend to dress like Tommy Chong and form a group costume with you, and you’ll be sure to stand out from the crowd.


Cheech Marin: Lovable Stoner Character

About Cheech Marin from Cheech and Chong

Cheech Marin enjoyed a rise to fame as one part of the comedic duo Tommy Chong, Cheech and Chong. He was working in the industry before meeting Chong, but it was Chong that made him stand out. In 1985, he ended his professional relationship with Tommy Chong to take on more serious roles throughout his acting career. 

Alongside his plentiful appearances on TV, he has also been a voice actor for many movies. This includes Disney movies, which come as a surprise to many people. Though his career is mainly known to be steeped in comedy in film, music, and TV, Cheech has also released two children’s albums. These albums have spent time on best sellers’ lists. These albums were released bilingually, and in 2007, a book version of his first children’s album was released under the same name.


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What is the most famous quote from Cheech Marin?

1. “Well, sometimes you need the fields to lie fallow in order to gain nutrients.”

2. “Comedy teams are a real hard thing to do. That’s why you don’t see any of them.”

3. “There’s a hierarchy in prison, and I was right at the top.”

4. “I’m old enough to make my own decisions.”

5. “Rich white guys. That’s the true minority.”

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