Limbo the Clown

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Name Jerome Haskins
Limbo the Clown
Actor Eric Mendenhall
Dates  ???? – 1972 (killed by Roger)
Occupation Clown
Episode(s) 1.12 The Tears of a Clown


Jerome Haskins was once the main attraction of a carnival that traveled the Midwest in the 1920s as "Limbo the Clown". When the Dust Bowl and Depression hit, the entire carnival went under, leaving Jerome listless and unemployed. According to legend, Haskins searched out a powerful occultist and traded his soul for dark magic that would make him forget all of his problems and freeze him in a state of happiness forever.

To achieve this Haskins was given a mirror enchanted with dark magic by the occultist. Haskin's happiness would be connected to this mirror, and the only way he would be able to maintain that happiness was to spread it to others. Thus giving rise the carnival urban legend of Limbo the Clown, who would go from carnival to carnival pitching his tent "Limbo's Hall of Happy" to lure people inside and join him as clowns in his circus.


1.12 The Tears of a Clown