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* The {{Wolverine}} levels in ''VideoGame/SpiderManAndTheXMenInArcadesRevenge'' are a complete CircusOfFear with ball pits of [[DoomyDoomsOfDoom DOOM]], big bright colours, [[AnvilOnHead anvils on flimsy ropes]], and has Monster clowns as enemies in abundance.

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* The {{Wolverine}} ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} levels in ''VideoGame/SpiderManAndTheXMenInArcadesRevenge'' are a complete CircusOfFear with ball pits of [[DoomyDoomsOfDoom DOOM]], big bright colours, [[AnvilOnHead anvils on flimsy ropes]], and has Monster clowns as enemies in abundance.


* The Deathjester from ''VideoGame/SeikenDensetsu3'', [[TheDragon Dragon]] to one of the game's three potential {{Big Bad}}s.

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* The Deathjester from ''VideoGame/SeikenDensetsu3'', ''VideoGame/TrialsOfMana'', [[TheDragon Dragon]] to one of the game's three potential {{Big Bad}}s.


** Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/BatmanReturns'' gives the Penguin a bunch of clowns as henchmen, despite the fact that clowns are more the territory of the Joker. One of them is a young Doug Jones (A.K.A. [[Film/{{Hellboy}} Abe Sapien]] A.K.A. [[Film/PansLabyrinth The Faun and The Pale Man]]). According to the production notes, Burton's vision of the Penguin was inspired by ''Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari'', so a CircusOfFear is a necessity. And in the briefly-mentioned backstory, the Penguin in that version also was a sideshow freak in his childhood, implying that's where his gang comes from.

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** Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/BatmanReturns'' gives the Penguin a bunch of clowns as henchmen, despite the fact that clowns are more the territory of the Joker. One of them is a young Doug Jones (A.K.A. [[Film/{{Hellboy}} [[Film/Hellboy2004 Abe Sapien]] A.K.A. [[Film/PansLabyrinth The Faun and The Pale Man]]). According to the production notes, Burton's vision of the Penguin was inspired by ''Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari'', so a CircusOfFear is a necessity. And in the briefly-mentioned backstory, the Penguin in that version also was a sideshow freak in his childhood, implying that's where his gang comes from.


* An episode of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' had the girls being terrorized by their worst nightmares. Paige's was a scary clown.

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* An episode of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' had the girls being terrorized by their worst nightmares. Paige's was a scary clown.


* The cover and promotional campaign for Music/DavidBowie's album ''Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)'', and the video for its lead-off single "Ashes to Ashes", featured Bowie as a mysterious [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierrot Pierrot]]. Look at the Live Action [=TV=] folder above for what ''Series/AshesToAshes'' did with ''this'' one...

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* The cover and promotional campaign for Music/DavidBowie's album ''Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)'', and the video for its lead-off single "Ashes to Ashes", featured Bowie as a mysterious [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierrot Pierrot]]. Look at the Live Action [=TV=] folder above for what ''Series/AshesToAshes'' ''Series/AshesToAshes2008'' did with ''this'' one...


* The David Bowie-esque Pierrot in ''Series/AshesToAshes'' which evokes the one from the song of the same name's MusicVideo. Which turns out to be [[spoiler:representative of Alex's father, who killed himself and his wife]].

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* The David Bowie-esque Pierrot in ''Series/AshesToAshes'' ''Series/AshesToAshes2008'' which evokes the one from the song of the same name's MusicVideo. Which turns out to be [[spoiler:representative of Alex's father, who killed himself and his wife]].


* Near the end of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'', a zombie clown appears at Pacific Playland. Even though Columbus [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes is afraid of clowns]], [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome he kills it in two hits.]]

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* Near the end of ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'', a zombie clown appears at Pacific Playland. Even though Columbus [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes is afraid of clowns]], [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome he kills it in two hits.]]


* {{Deadpool}} [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes sees all clowns]] as Monster Clowns. He's never actually encountered a real Monster Clown in the comics, but his solo mission in ''VideoGame/MarvelUltimateAlliance'' has him fighting an army of clowns in a circus.

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* {{Deadpool}} ComicBook/{{Deadpool}} [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes sees all clowns]] as Monster Clowns. He's never actually encountered a real Monster Clown in the comics, but his solo mission in ''VideoGame/MarvelUltimateAlliance'' has him fighting an army of clowns in a circus.


* "The master and I are going to have words. He knows I hate clowns. God, I hate them. I hate them all. I hate Bozo, Ronald, Chuckles with their freakin' dumb noses and their lousy party hats!" - Violator from the movie, ''{{Spawn}}''.

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* "The master and I are going to have words. He knows I hate clowns. God, I hate them. I hate them all. I hate Bozo, Ronald, Chuckles with their freakin' dumb noses and their lousy party hats!" - Violator from the movie, ''{{Spawn}}''.''Film/{{Spawn}}''.


* Protoclown from ''TheTick''

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* Protoclown from ''TheTick''''ComicBook/TheTick''


** The Joker, incidentally, was originally based on Conrad Veidt's role in ''TheManWhoLaughs''. While the titular clown of this picture wasn't evil, he certainly was [[http://binkythedoormat.files.wordpress.com/2006/11/themanwholaughs.png unbelievably disturbing-looking.]]

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** The Joker, incidentally, was originally based on Conrad Veidt's role in ''TheManWhoLaughs''.''Film/TheManWhoLaughs''. While the titular clown of this picture wasn't evil, he certainly was [[http://binkythedoormat.files.wordpress.com/2006/11/themanwholaughs.png unbelievably disturbing-looking.]]


* For a more clownish but less monstrous example, look no further than Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton's new show ''{{Psychoville}},'' and Mr. Jelly, a one-handed clown who makes balloon animals with his hook, who performs at kids parties and gives us "Mr. Jelly's Hundred Hands" act (although there's only 16, really.) Jelly is a grouchy, dysfunctional weirdo with a bad temper and the tendency to [[NightmareFuelStationAttendant accidentally scare children]], but he's really not that bad a guy.

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* For a more clownish but less monstrous example, look no further than Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton's new show ''{{Psychoville}},'' ''Series/{{Psychoville}},'' and Mr. Jelly, a one-handed clown who makes balloon animals with his hook, who performs at kids parties and gives us "Mr. Jelly's Hundred Hands" act (although there's only 16, really.) Jelly is a grouchy, dysfunctional weirdo with a bad temper and the tendency to [[NightmareFuelStationAttendant accidentally scare children]], but he's really not that bad a guy.


* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDvdSGkN0aU&feature=related This]] ''RomperRoom'' opening. Pop goes the weasel, and the jack in the box comes out of his house...and he looks INSANE.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDvdSGkN0aU&feature=related This]] ''RomperRoom'' ''Series/RomperRoom'' opening. Pop goes the weasel, and the jack in the box comes out of his house...and he looks INSANE.


* Subverted by Wrestling/{{Sting}} in Wrestling/{{TNA}} during his 2011 war against the Immortal faction. Slathering over his trademark black lipstick with a grotesquely smeared red GlasgowGrin, playing pranks, and [[TheHyena laughing and carrying on maniacally]], he ''seemed'' to be a Monster Clown but was actually more of a LoveableRogue playing mind games with the villains. Definitely a case of LoveItOrHateIt, especially for longtime Sting fans.

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* Subverted by Wrestling/{{Sting}} in Wrestling/{{TNA}} during his 2011 war against the Immortal faction. Slathering over his trademark black lipstick with a grotesquely smeared red GlasgowGrin, playing pranks, and [[TheHyena laughing and carrying on maniacally]], he ''seemed'' to be a Monster Clown but was actually more of a LoveableRogue playing mind games with the villains. Definitely a case of LoveItOrHateIt, divisiveness, especially for longtime Sting fans.


* ''NoelFieldingsLuxuryComedy'' features a screeching purple clown named "The Audience" who lives on a cloud and produces mashed potato sculptures from his hollow abdomen. He shows no particular signs of being evil, but he's still terrifying and bizarre in the extreme.

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* ''NoelFieldingsLuxuryComedy'' ''Series/NoelFieldingsLuxuryComedy'' features a screeching purple clown named "The Audience" who lives on a cloud and produces mashed potato sculptures from his hollow abdomen. He shows no particular signs of being evil, but he's still terrifying and bizarre in the extreme.

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