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 (USA)  »

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Along with Mr Bean and Pee wee Herman, Ernest P Worrell is considered to be one of the greatest family entertainers of all time. See more »

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Follows Ernest Goes to Jail (1990) See more »

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One of the better "B" Movies I've ever seen
22 May 2002 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

Ernest P. Worrell isn't just a man, but an icon. And to think, through all of his travails, he never had a high school diploma. While this film kind of embodies the childish nature of my favorite facial contortionist, this was nothing more than a silly "B" movie. Why couldn't anybody stop beating this concept on the head and let the series die for crying out loud! I've gone through enough pain experiencing the downfall of one of the most likable movie characters of all time, why couldn't they just let it be. The humanity!


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