It. When said in the right context, that two letter word that strikes fear into any person that's been able to stand the horror movie. Pennywise, or IT, is the child killing clown who tries to give children balloons, while living in a drain, obviously.
Haven't had the pleasure? Please try to watch this clip.
Could Pennywise get any scarier?
But where are the poor children he was determined to murder? Take a look to see at what the cast of IT has achieved since battling the infamous clown.
Actor: Jonathan Brandis
Age: 27 (deceased) He tragically hung himself in 2003. Read more about him here.
Best Quote: "You killed my brother George, you bastard! Let's see you now. Let's see you now. It's scared of us you know? I can feel that. I swear to God I can. I... I wanna kill it. Help me. Please help me. Help me."
Other Role: Bastian. Never Ending Story 2.
Actor: Adam Faraiz
Best Quote: "Eat battery acid you slime!"
Other role: Little League player- Robocop 2
Name: Seth Green
Best Quote: "One out of ten. You're worse than I am, kiddo. At this rate, we might as well let that damn clown take us one by one."
Other Role: Scott. Austin Powers.
Actor: Emily Perkins
Best Quote: "There was a huge spider, it must have crawled back down the drain."
Other Role: Nancy. Extraterrestrial
And THAT bathroom scene!!
Actor: Brandon Crane
Best Quote: "It kills kids, damn it!"
Other Role: Now works as a Web Designer in L.A.
Actor: Ben Heller
Best Quote: "Do? What do you mean "Do"? I just want to forget about it."
Other Role: Ben retired and now works in sales.
Actor: Marlon Taylor
Best Quote: "Now look. Here he is again. The same man."
Other Role: Razor Ric. Know Thy Enemy.
Remember that scene when Pennywise scares all the kids? Yeah, it's stuck with me for life too.
Actor: Richard Thomas
Best Quote: "I remember you, and I remember we beat you. I'm not afraid of you."
Other Role: John Boy. The Waltons
Actor: Dennis Christopher
Best Quote: "I believe in Santa Claus. I believe in the Easter Bunny. I believe in the Tooth Fairy. But I don't believe in you. This is battery acid. Now, you disappear!"
Other Role: Leonide Moguy. Django Unchained.
Actor: Harry Anderson
Best Quote: "Listen, kids. This campfire stuff is fun, it really is, but it doesn't matter how painstakingly we go over these sewer plans or how many damn flashlights or helmets you've got in that box. When the sun comes up, I'm dust, and I would suggest that you follow me and get the hell out of Dodge!"
Other Role: Professor Kaman. A Matter of Faith.
Actor: Annette O'Toole
Best Quote: "Why does It have to be so mean?"
Other Role: She now enjoys stage productions.
Name: John Ritter
Age: 54 (deceased)
Best Quote: "You're in my mind. Only in my mind."
Other Role: Ben Healey. Problem Child.
Actor: Richard Masur
Best Quote: "Well, I finally made it. I'm in the Dead Lights now."
Other Role: He now sits on the Corporate Board of the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
Actor: Tim Reid
Best Quote: "There's something terribly wrong here in Derry, and you know it!"
Other Role: Sheriff Jefferson. That's So Raven
And of course, the main attraction.
Actor: Tim Curry
Best Quote: "Oh yes, they float, Georgie. They float. And when you're down here with me, you'll float too!"
Other Role: Dr. Frank N Furter. Rocky Horror Picture Show