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Stranger Things returns today, showing what happened to Will Byers one year after returning to his family and friends. Unfortunately for Will, something happened during his time in the Upside Down -- he came back wrong. io9 video explores the source of this phenomenon in the latest Tropes In History.

Clowns are theoretically supposed to be fun and whimsical, but somewhere along the way, they also became scary as hell -- just like Pennywise from It. Where did it all go wrong? As it turns out, they have been kind of freaky from the very beginning. Our latest video takes a look at the history of real-life creepy (and killer) clowns, from ancient Rome to today. Check it out!