The audience at which ERNEST SCARED STUPID is aimed--pre-pubescents everywhere--is the age group most likely to be adversely affected by it.
Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney), a small-town garbage collector and resident moron, is always getting himself into one mess or another, and the day he decides to build a treehouse for the neighborhood children is no exception. Ernest accidentally unearths a 200-year-old troll, ugly as sin, and the
little monster has nothing but evil in mind. Ernest stupidly elbows his way through a variety of slapstick situations in his attempts to save the children and thwart the troll's goal of transforming five of them into wooden statue...