Here's Matt Lauer Dressed as a Baywatch Babe

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The Today show always gets really really really into Halloween, and this year the theme was classic TV Throwback Thursday. The perfect excuse to get Matt Lauer in a red swimsuit.

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Matt ran in slow-mo, tossed his hair, and even jumped up and down to demonstrate how his bosom refused to bounce.

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He was loving it.

Willie Geist was dressed as David Hasselhoff and the real life Carmen Electra made an appearance.

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Al Roker was B.A. Baracus aka Mr. T from The A-Team. As anyone who watches Today knows, Al loooves The A-Team. This was a dream come true.

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Natalie Morales and Savannah Guthrie were dressed as Laverne and Shirley.

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Hoda and Kathie Lee went as Betty and Wilma.

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Carson Daly rode on the back of Erik Estrada's motorcycle. I used to have a crush on Ponch.

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But really: It was all about Matt.

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Here's video of the elaborately produced costume reveal segment. Lester Holt comes off classy as always.

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Meanwhile, over at GMA, Sam Champion was King Joffrey. Perfection.

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Josh Elliott was Babe Lincoln.

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Ginger Zee was "Sharknado"?

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All in all, a great day for broadcast journalism!

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