Ernest Goes to Camp
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Ernest (Jim Varney) gets a job as a fix-it man at a summer camp for troubled boys, but what he really wants to be is a counselor. This juvenile comedy, filled with potty humor and slapstick, chronicles his campaign to get a promotion. A consummate bungler, he ends up causing all kinds of comical chaos. Fortunately, he also ends up helping many of the campers. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 62%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Typical, typical Ernest nonsense, cookie cutter funny."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Totally undeserving of its status as a punchline, this may be no classic but it's a fine kiddie tale"
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"Feverishly funny family fun"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Just exactly like every other Ernest movie you've ever seen. And yet, Varney's innocent playfulness is somehow oddly appealing."
‑ Audrey Rock-Richardson, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
"Ernest did much better in some of the follow-ups."
‑ Fred Topel,
"Has some honest laughs ... but it also spawned Ernest's movie career. Call it a toss-up."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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