Kenny Binder is a character in Ernest Scared Stupid. He was portrayed by Austin Nagler. Kenny is Amanda and Sheriff Binder's son. He is a middle school student in Briarville, Missouri. Kenny had a cardboard haunted house until Mayor Murdock's two sons, Mike and Matt destroyed it. He, Ernest, Elizabeth, and Joey accidentally set it underneath Trantor the troll who later roams around Briarville once again transforming children into wooden dolls. Kenny's father is Briarville's sheriff. Kenny tries to figure out how to defeat Trantor and other trolls, but Trantor grew too strong for his weakness in milk and becomes Trantor's last victim to transform into a wooden doll, as his punishment for bad acting. Kenny returns as a human after Ernest defeats Trantor once and for all.