Carving pumpkins for <a href="//"target_blankHalloween can be dangerous. You try to cut a simple eye hole or a mouth and you end up slashing your finger. So think of what the people who carved these pumpkins had to do. This isn't amateur hour. This is art.

Here are some of the best pop culture pumpkins we found around the web. These are the real great pumpkins, Charlie Brown.

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    'Star Wars' Death Star

    A rather intricate and cool design, recognizable to even the most casual Star Wars fan.

    found on: WalYou
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    Bea Arthur

    Fantastic's Bea Arthur! Who would think of doing Bea Arthur as a pumpkin??

    found on: Flavorwire
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    Bert and Ernie

    These are great because there's no lighting involved. Just the right color pumpkins and skill with a blade and - voila! - Bert and Ernie from 'Sesame Street.'

    found on: Flavorwire
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    Jack Nicholson from 'The Shining'

    This one looks so much like Nicholson from 'The Shining,' it's scary. Literally scary.

    found on: WalYou
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    Twitter 'Fail Whale'

    This is great for two reasons. One, it's a clever idea for a pumpkin carving. And two, people who don't use Twitter will see it and think you've lost your mind. Birds carrying a whale on strings? What the heck?

    Real Estate Zebra, Flickr