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Creepy Clowns: The Horror Behind the Laughter

Season 5 Episode 14

About the Episode

When did clowns—the characters who filled our childhoods with juggling and balloons—become so creepy? For centuries, clowns have worn two faces: as irreverent entertainers, and tricksters who could break social norms. So when stories of scary clowns pop up all over popular culture, it's a sign that we're wondering who clowns really are behind the costume. Do they want to make us laugh? Or scream?

Aired: 11/21/23 | Expires: | Runtime: 7m 54s
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