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. Written by
He's making the world safe for insanity.
Did You Know?
The end of the film promises "Doctor Detroit II, the Wrath of Mom" which was in the works. In fact, Dan Aykroyd
was writing the script. But when this film turned out to be a box office bomb, Universal pulled the plug. See more
Doctor Detroits hands are in a different position between shots. When he initially jumps aboard the tow truck, he uses the side-view mirror as a handle. In the next cut, he is shown holding on to the window frame. See more
[waking from a nightmare where his mother becomes a prostitute
NO! No, I will not sell my own mother!
[walking in on him
Of course you wouldn't, dear. But it's a sweet thought.
At the end of the credits, we see "Coming soon: Doctor Detroit II, the Wrath of Mom." See more
Referenced in Lune de miel
Performed by Chuck Brown
and The Soul Searchers
Courtesy of Source Records See more