Creepy clowns have been in the news recently and it’s not because the circus is in town or McDonald’s has a new menu item.

The wave of creepy clown sightings and pranks across the country has spread from South Carolina to New England, and have even been reported in Europe this month. 

Metro revisits clowns from the past to show just how creepy they looked years ago. They will either creep you out, or inspire you for Halloween.