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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 ... 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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

America's favorite class clown finally makes the grade!

Genres:

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

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 »

Connections

Follows Hey, Vern, It's Ernest! (1988) See more »

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Uh...not quite.
21 April 2001 | by edgewelleSee all my reviews

People, let's not get carried away praising this movie. I, too, have been known to enjoy the "Ernest" films, but this one was weak, at best. First and foremost, it had the production quality of a "Saved by the Bell" season finale. It's almost embarrassing to watch some of the gags and the canned music that accompanies it. No, check that, it IS embarrassing to witness many parts of this movie. That football game at the end of the movie existed so far outside the known laws of physics that no gag contained within that sequence could be funny; it could only come across as desperate. Sorry, Jim Varney, rest in peace. But seriously dude, what made it ok for you to do this movie?


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