Wendy Mitchell
October 27, 2009 AT 02:00 PM EDT

In terms of Halloween costumes, recently deceased celebrities are right up there with slutty nurses. But it has emerged that the family of the late infomercial legend Billy Mays is actually encouraging people to dress up as the OxiClean pitchman, who died in June at age 50. His son Billy Mays III – who is also not opposed to giving out stickers of his dad’s face – is sponsoring a “Hallow-clean” contest for the best Billy costumes.

The contest guidelines do say “be tasteful” but it just all feels a little too soon to me. But what do you think of this, PopWatchers – a way of keeping the legacy alive or is it a bad idea?

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