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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

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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Followed by Slam Dunk Ernest (1995) See more »

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Ernest P. Worrell
13 September 2008 | by The_Censored_PosterSee 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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