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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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  • Go behind the scenes as HLN meteorologist Bob Van Dillen is transformed into one of the 'walking dead'

Halloween morning, Morning Express with Robin Meade meteorologist Bob Van Dillen delivered your forecast from a makeup chair while he was being "zombified."

Makeup artist Toby Sells applied the same techniques he's used for more than 30 years in TV and movies ("Zombieland," "The Vampire Diaries," "The Walking Dead") to turn Bob from a (mostly) mild-mannered Jersey boy to a menacing flesh-eater.

Now come backstage with our dedicated makeup room camera. You'll notice at times we cut away, just briefly, from Bob's face... that's where we were trying to hide him from the audience at home before the big reveal! But notice the detail: Sells even did the back of Bob's neck!

Morning Express with Robin Meade airs Monday through Friday at 6 a.m. ET on HLN.  Like the show on Facebook, follow Bob Van Dillen on Twitter: @BobVanDillen.

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