History Film / ErnestGoesToJail

22nd Oct '16 12:00:28 AM steveskinner
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** Not to mention, in that same scene, Bobby's pistol is clearly a revolver, and yet he manages to fire at least ten rounds in rapid succession without reloading.
* ArtisticLicenseLaw: Ernest is taken to Death Row and then brought to the electric chair ''later that night.'' The average prisoner spends about ''fifteen years'' on Death Row before being executed.



* DarkerAndEdgier: Without a doubt the darkest of the ''Ernest'' films. Though it's all over-the-top and PlayedForLaughs, it still features subject matter such as bank robbery, murder, and the freaking ''death penalty.''



* EvilDetectingDog: Rimshot is able to tell Ernest apart from Nash.

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* EvilDetectingDog: Rimshot is able to tell Ernest apart from Nash. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that Nash treats him pretty coldly the first time he meets him.



* WhamLine: "Freeze punk! Make your play!" is this for Bobby, mainly because it's most he's ever spoken throughout the entire Ernest franchise.

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* WhamLine: "Freeze punk! Make your play!" is this for Bobby, mainly because it's most he's ever spoken throughout the entire Ernest franchise.franchise.
** "Let him go," spoken by [[spoiler: Lyle.]]
9th Oct '16 4:34:24 PM MisterCPC
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* PoliceAreUseless: The police aren't especially helpful in this. Not only do prison guards utterly fail to notice how different in behavior Ernest is to Nash, but they end up making things worse when Nash holds up the bank, as the police dogs end up trampling Bobby right before he can defeat Nash.
3rd Jul '16 2:58:38 AM Adept
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'''''Ernest Goes to Jail''''' is a 1990 American comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It's the third (technically fourth) film to feature the character ErnestPWorrell.

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'''''Ernest Goes to Jail''''' is a 1990 American comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It's the third (technically fourth) film to feature the character ErnestPWorrell.
Film/ErnestPWorrell.
9th Jun '16 10:10:31 AM darkchiefy
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* BankTeller: Ernest wants to be this
1st May '16 6:14:28 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ActingForTwo: Jim Varney plays both Ernest P. Worrell and Felix Nash.
7th Nov '15 10:11:46 AM Morgenthaler
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** CriminalDoppelganger / EvilCounterpart: Naturally, Felix Nash is one for Ernest.


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* CriminalDoppelganger: Naturally, Felix Nash is one for Ernest.
12th Mar '15 7:28:45 AM MarsJenkar
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* MadeOfIron: Ernest survives electrocution at least four times, at least two of which would have been fatal to anyone else. He also survives a bomb blast at short range, as well as the long fall afterward.


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* ShockAndAwe: When Ernest gets the electric chair, he gets these powers in addition to his usual SelectiveMagnetism.
12th Oct '14 10:48:44 PM ZeroWizard
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* JerkAss: Oscar Pendlesmythe.

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: Oscar Pendlesmythe.
30th Jul '14 7:39:05 AM SeptimusHeap
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* IDontWantToDie: Upon discovering that Nash is on death row, Ernest begins having a breakdown that continues to get worse, until the scheduled day of execution comes up and he's now a crying wreck, even saying this word for word.
4th Jul '14 5:18:23 PM ChrisCmoney
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* IDontWantToDie: Upon discovering that Nash is on death row, Ernest begins having a breakdown that continues to get worse, until the scheduled day of execution comes up and he's now a crying wreck.

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* IDontWantToDie: Upon discovering that Nash is on death row, Ernest begins having a breakdown that continues to get worse, until the scheduled day of execution comes up and he's now a crying wreck.wreck, even saying this word for word.
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