The Today Show celebrated Halloween in style with a Grand Ole Opry country theme.


Reba McEntire did the introductions for the show dressed as herself. Carson Daly kicked off the show with a rendition of “Achy Breaky Heart” as Billy Ray Cyrus, complete with a flowing mullet. Weatherman Al Roker channeled his inner Willie Nelson while Megyn Kelly dressed as hitmaker Shania TwainHoda Kotb showed up as Blake Shelton in his typical flannel shirt and black jean jacket. Kathy Lee Gifford also picked a The Voice judge to channel, and it was Miley Cyrus.

Last but not least, Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer paired up and dressed as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, respectively. Yes, with Guthrie as Rogers and Lauer as Parton. Parton had stopped by previously to show Lauer the best ways to impersonate her for the holiday.

“Getting to sing with Savannah was fun, although there were a couple of awkward moments there, the line ‘making love to each other’ was… I had to look away,” said Lauer, 59. “We could feel the whole nation cringing when we sang that too each other but other than that the duet was good. You’ve never looked better,” added Guthrie, 45.

Later, the real life Twain, Shelton, and Cyrus appeared to stand next to their look-a-likes. Shelton even stuck around to perform some classic hits and new tracks, including “I’ll Name the Dogs,” “Texamo Show,” and “I Lived It.”

“It was fun, it’s always surreal,” said Gifford, 64. “We all dread Halloween because it’s a lot of work and then we all have the best time, right?”

“It ends up being fun at the end, and looking at Blake looking at me because I couldn’t tell if he was horrified or excited, it was creepy a little, I think, to see someone dressed up as you,” joked Kotb, 53.

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