Year in Tattoos

1993 in Tattoos

Walt Disney Pictures released Hocus Pocus in 1993.

Hocus Pocus coffin tattoo by @chase_tattoos

Groundhog Day, directed and co-written by Harold Ramis, was released in cinemas on February 12, 1993.

Blackwork Groundhog Day tattoo by @suflanda

The first season of Tales from the Cryptkeeper, a child-friendly animated series based on the Tales from the Crypt comics and original television series, aired in 1993.

Spoopy Crypt Keeper tattoo by @stabbygabby

The first episode of Rocko’s Modern Life aired on Nickelodeon in 1993.

Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and Rocko’s Modern Life tattoo by @cyncityink

Evil Homer made his first appearance on The Simpsons in
“Whacking Day” (Season 4 – Episode 20).

Evil Homer tattoo by

Frasier premiered on NBC in 1993.

Frasier x The Simpsons mashup tattoo by @amytrouble

Based on a book series, the Madeline animated series first aired in 1993.

Madeleine and Genevieve tattoo by @shell_valentine_tattoo

The Nanny sitcom, starring Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, premiered November 3, 1993.

Graphic abstract The Nanny tattoo by @__roy.g.biv__

The Backstreet Boys (Nick Carter, AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson) formed in 1993.

Beavis and Butt-Head premiered on MTV on March 8, 1993.

Cornholio (Beavis and Butt-Head) tattoo by @angie_tattoo

Ralph Wiggum’s heart was broken twice in Season 5’s “I Love Lisa” episode.

Sad Ralph Wiggum tattoo by @stickypop

In The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror IV” episode (Season 5, Episode 5), Homer had his head transformed into one of his favourite foods: a donut.

Donut Homer tattoo by @pretty_grotesque

Billy Joel released his last solo studio album River of Dreams in 1993, with the cover art featuring a painting by Joel’s then-wife, Christie Brinkley.

Colour realism Billy Joel portrait tattoo by @alan_morris_tattoo

Robin Williams underwent an incredible transformation in 1993’s Mrs Doubtfire.

Cake face Mrs Doubtfire tattoo by @taradactltattoo

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas was released in 2013.

Colour realism Jack Skellington (The Nightmare Before Christmas) tattoo by @audie_tattoos

Addams Family Values was released on November 19, 1993.

Stylised neo trad Wednesday Addams tattoo by @stephanie_melbourne