The quirky actor was dressed up as a character he played on “30 Rock” that became a hit meme. (See the images below.
Buscemi, dressed in red, a backward baseball cap and a skateboard, portrayed the clueless undercover officer who was trying to blend with high schoolers in an episode in 2012 of the sitcom. Buscemi’s bumbling private detective Lenny Wosniak was recalling his days on a special task force to set up the scene.
“How do you do, fellow kids?” he asked the students as they pass by. This scene quickly became a popular social media trend for those trying to look young and cool.
The real-life version was a Halloween rerun.
“We weren’t sure if it was him at first,” Stella Wexler Rush, 13, told the New York Post
It was, and it was quite cool.