Bobby is a recurring character in the Ernest film series. His first appearance was in the television series Hey Vern, It's Ernest! alongside his brother Chuck. They worked together as storage agents in Ernest Saves Christmas, and as security guards in Ernest Goes to Jail. He has a younger brother named Tom in Ernest Scared Stupid. His final appearance was in the non-Disney film Ernest Goes to School as a high school scientist along with Greta. He rarely speaks in both the films and the series. His two brothers did most of the communications with Ernest or other characters.