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Ernest Goes to School (1994)

Jim Varney's recurring dim-bulb character Ernest P. Worrell returns in this film as a school maintenance man seeking to obtain a high school diploma.

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Jim Varney's recurring dim-bulb character Ernest P. Worrell returns in this film as a school maintenance man seeking to obtain a high school diploma.

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America's favorite class clown finally makes the grade!

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6 May 1994 (Canada)  »

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This direct-to-video film is not the only time Bill Byrge in his role of Bobby has an appearance in an "Ernest" school-themed production. Six years earlier, this character made an appearance as a student along with his older brother, Chuck in an episode of Hey, Vern, It's Ernest! (1988). See more »

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Follows The Ernest Film Festival (1986) See more »

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Ernest P. Worrell
13 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If there is any one man walking the earth with a rain cloud over his head, it'd have to be Ernest P. Worrell. He lives by Murphy's Law (if it can go wrong, it will go wrong), and yet remains upbeat and optimistic. This is what makes audiences love this unfortunate do-gooder.

Ernest provides a style of slap-stick comedy that appeals to children and adults alike. He is known for his catch phase "Know what I mean" and addressing an off camera friend named "Vern" by looking directly into the camera. He also has a few reoccurring actors that play different roles but the same basic character in every movie.

The spirit of Jim Varney shows through his comedic acting, and there is no doubt that he loves what he does. Whether being doused with water, tripping, or making an easy task an extremely difficult feat, he seems as though he genuinely enjoys the business of making people laugh and smile.


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