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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Varney ... Ernest
Linda Kash ... Gerta
Bill Byrge Bill Byrge ... Bobby
Jason Michas ... Donald
Sarah Chalke ... Maisy (as Sarah Chalk)
Gabe Khouth ... Rodney (as Gaber Khouth)
Corrine Koslo Corrine Koslo ... Miss Flugal
Russell Porter ... Brad
Will Sasso ... Russell (as William Sasso)
Duncan Fraser ... Coach Decker
French Tickner French Tickner ... Principal Procter
Kevin McNulty ... Axwell (as Kevin Mcnulty)
Ron Robinson ... Coach Carson
Judith Maxie Judith Maxie ... Ms. Nichols
Fran Gebhard Fran Gebhard ... Miss Cosgrove
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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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Comedy | Family | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild mischief | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 1994 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Chaos in der Schule See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the wrestling scene, Ernest mentions "Since the Hulkster was defeated by The Ultimate Warrior." Jim Varney went on to co-star with Hulk Hogan in "3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain" 4 years later. See more »

Connections

Followed by Ernest Goes to Africa (1997) See more »

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Another good "Ernest" film.
7 October 2002 | by dootussSee all my reviews

OK, maybe it's not the best of the "Ernest" films, and it's certainly not the worst (that title goes to "Ernest Goes to Africa" the only "Ernest" film that I thought SUCKED), "Ernest Goes to School" is still a great "Ernest" film. The movie has Ernest going back to school to get his diploma in order to keep his job as a school custodian. Along the way, he encounters a machine that makes him smarter, but problems soon begin for him. In the end of course, Ernest does what's right, and he once again pulls off another accomplishment.

Once again, Jim Varney does a great job as knucklehead Ernest P. Worrell, and the supporting cast does a good job too in this "Ernest" installment. While not the best, nor the worst "Ernest" film it's still worth checking out.


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