Clifford Skridlow teaches at a small Chicago college run by his father. Conned into managing four prostitutes by their pimp, who skips town to escape the mob boss known as Mom, Clifford draws on his course in medieval literature in his quest to save the women from Mom.
He's making the world safe for insanity.
Did You Know?
The academic discipline that Clifford Skridlow was a professor of was comparative literature. The name of the university he taught at was Monroe College. The distance he power walked to work every day was six miles. See more
The passenger side mirror on the tow truck is in a different position before (collapsed against the door) and after (away from the door) the doctor jumps aboard. See more
That girl is COLORED!
Honey, nobody 'colored' me! I was born this way!
At the end of the credits, we see "Coming soon: Doctor Detroit II, the Wrath of Mom." See more
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