Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Comedy, Farce, Slapstick  |   Release Date - May 22, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

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.




summer-camp, handyman, janitor, bumbler, misfit, counselor, delinquency, promotion