Trantor's aversion to milk is hinted a couple more times before the reveal. Every decade has its ups and downs when it comes to cinema, no matter the genre. But it's this child-like innocence that allows him to kill Trantor once and for all. Worrell as Kenny as Elizabeth as Trantor as Bobby Tulip as Matt as Mike as Parent as 2nd Child as Army Kid as Parent as Old Lady Hackmore as Tom Tulip as Gregg as Cliff as Amanda as Mayor Murdock as Elizabeth's Mother as Crying Woman as Teacher as Jimmy as Joey's Dad as Daughter as Parent as Another Parent as 2nd Parent as Little Girl as Steve Swindell as Francis' Mother as Ernest's Teacher as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Troll as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Parent as Kids Army as Kids Army as Army Kid as Army Kid as Parent as Army Kid as Francis' Mother as Daughter as Gregg as 2nd Child as Army Kid as Cliff as Mayor Murdock as Parent as Troll as Parent as Kids Army as Troll as Parent as Another Parent as Parent as Parent as Army Kid as Parent as Troll as Parent as Troll as Kids Army as Steve Swindell as Troll as Parent as 2nd Parent as Elizabeth's Mother as Tom Tulip as Parent as Parent as Jimmy as Troll as Joey's Dad as Old Lady Hackmore as Troll as Amanda as Troll as Parent as Little Girl as Parent as Troll as Troll as Ernest's Teacher as Teacher as Parent as Troll as Parent as Troll as Crying Woman as Troll as Troll. He gives up his first pursuit to grab a passer-by, but resumes pursuing the two later despite all sorts of other kids in the neighbor and him being on a strict deadline. With only a few kids believing the insanity that stalks the streets, Ernest must discover his own connection to this curse and figure out a way to put a stop to it all as terror descends upon Briarville on Halloween night. Up Next: Cape Fear 1991 Previously On… Ernest Scared Stupid.
By the present, Ernest is basically a. What chance does the world have against evil when Ernest is its chosen savior? We even get the classical doomsayer in the form of a seemingly-crazed old woman living in the woods, played by the incomparable Eartha Kitt! Well-intentioned, eternally bumbling Ernest P. It was made up for the film, but many people believed that it was a real product. Lucky for him, it was a good one too! There are many scenes where the main characters, Ernest, and the local town children, are faced with certain doom. Worrell managed to make his own entry into this would-be canon of horror comedy history. Courtesy of the Chiodo Brothers Killer Klowns from Outer Space , Trantor and his troll offspring all look great.
Ernest Scared Stupid is an early 90's Jim Varney vehicle. Ernest Scared Stupid Directed by John R. A Madea Halloween arriving in theaters this very week. To curb that, for this viewing I brought my own children along for the ride. Trouble is, a 200-year-old curse has scared Ernest stupid, and that means hilarity all around! Worrell accidentally releases an evil demon from its sacred tomb.
For better or worse, children can often be brutally honest. He really goes out of his way pursuing Kenny and only gives up after being scared off by a milk truck. The film is far more kid-centric than both of those, positioning Ernest as someone who is more comfortable being friends with children, which actually works in its favor. On that front, it absolutely sings. Horror comedies are always a tricky thing, especially when they target general audiences. As in a scene towards the climax involving a tree house, but when all the characters, the other towns people together, all hope is not lost.
Fast-forward to the 1990s, where Phineas Worrell's descendant, Ernest, is a garbageman and friend to the neighborhood children, Kenny, Elizabeth and Joey. Most comedy is a product of its time and the nine Ernest films are no exception, at least based upon the ones I have personally seen. Worrell, now the chief sanitation worker for Briarville, Missouri, finds himself up to his elbows in trolls when he accidentally unleashes an ancient curse upon the town. Even other adults treat him like a kid, and no one listens to him about Trantor. As the demon flexes its power and goes on a ruinous rampage, good-guy Ernest tries to step in to save the town from mass destruction. Evil are no small feats of perfection, they can often fall back on outrageous and occasionally offensive gore-filled sequences for laughs at times. Despite the warnings of superstitious local Old Lady Hackmore Eartha Kitt , he accidentally unleashes devious troll Trantor Jonas Moscartolo , a slimy creature confined under a tree for 200 years.
Ernest: How 'bout a , booger lips? So how does Ernest Scared Stupid measure up? A few of them also look. It absolutely does, but their usage is somewhat different. Lately, I have found myself thinking about horror comedy sequels or loose follow-ups in regards to comedy troupes. The film highlights teamwork, the importance of bravery in the face of adversity. Probably the angriest Ernest has ever been across the whole franchise.
The Bowery Boys, another classic comedy troupe, did six such films out of almost 90! It's not clear if she's being metaphorical or not, though, especially since she refers to him as the direct descendant of Phineas Worrell. So much so, in fact, that they want to watch it again soon. A big kid at heart himself, Varney has a strong rapport with his child co-stars that helps smooth over their acting deficiencies. Ernest then teams up with Old Lady Hackmore to get rid of the beast and bring the victims back to life. Also, Trantor has two noses. The film also features Eartha Kitt as Old Lady Hackmore, the creepy old witchy lady who lives near the tree.
Kenny: You're a great bunch of guys. Lucky for Ernest Scared Stupid, they fell head over heels for it. And given his child-like nature, even Ernest gets this treatment from the other adults. So, kick back and let the laugh-ridden adventures begin. Ernest steps in to help them build a treehouse instead. Ernest: Somebody with a runny nose is gonna die! It's the fourth technically fifth film to feature the character. Worrell Jim Varney is working as a garbage collector in a small Missouri town.
And sandwiched between said truck and a tree. Bring some kids along for the ride too, if you can. Perhaps he is just that sadistic, as evidenced by him turning Kenny to wood after achieving his goals. It is about a curse put on a small town by a Troll named Trantor, and the character of Ernest P. More often than not, however, the 1990s are labeled as the worst decade for the genre.