Rimshot is Ernest's second dog. He is a male Jack Russell Terrier. Rimshot is Ernest's best known pet. Rimshot was portrayed by Barkley. He is characterized as very smart. He was featured in two of the movies, Ernest Goes to Jail and Ernest Scared Stupid, in which he was also shown to be very brave and tough, as he would stand up to the main villains which would usually lead to his near demise.