Briarville is a fictional city in Ernest Scared Stupid. Its setting is in the American state of Missouri.


A demonic troll named Trantor transforms children into wooden dolls to feast upon their energy is captured by citizens of Briarville and sealed under a giant oak tree in the 19th Century. One of the village elders, Phineas Worrell, an ancestor of Ernest, establishes the seal under the condition that Trantor can only be released on the night before Halloween and by the hands of a Worrell.