We have a cantankerous old Irishman to thank for the Jack O' Lantern.

Even if you're not a big fan of Halloween, just seeing a Jack O'Lantern probably conjures up happy memories of carving them with your family or seeing those eerily - lit faces lighting the path to much - hungered for candy.

If you're not familiar with the story of 'Stingy Jack O' The Lantern,' watch the video above and beware...ol' Jack might just be hanging out in your neighborhood this Halloween.