- Ernest's unseen best friend and next door neighbor. Vernon "Vern" is
Vern is a very quiet, but caring, soul. He is often irritated by Ernest, who really likes Vern and continues to talk to him, even after all of Vern's rejections.
- His last name is unknown.
- It is unknown what Vern looks like.
- Sometimes, Ernest calls Vern by his full name.