Joey is a character in Ernest Scared Stupid. He was portrayed by Alec Klapper. After Mayor Murdock's two sons destroy Kenny Binder's cardboard haunted house, he relocates with Ernest, Elizabeth, and Kenny underneath the tree where Trantor the troll is dormant. Trantor later roams Briarville, Missouri once again. At that moment, Joey becomes Trantor's first victim to transform into a wooden doll, as his punishment for bad acting. He returns as a human after Ernest defeats Trantor once and for all.