Charlie was a pirate for Halloween. For all of five minutes. He was then rewarded by SPECIAL beef treats instead of his normal carrots. Julian termed the festivities "animal abuse". Clearly, he hates fun. While Charlie was not overly thrilled by being dressed up, he bore it stoically and posed for several immortal photographs.
Here is the front view, with his parrot companion:
Here is the back of his costume. The touch that makes it "pirate" rather than "stereotypical french man without a beret and baguette":
Andddddd, here is his expression. As my mom tries to balance the parrot on his shoulder.