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.
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Things that Doctor Detroit was an expert in included systems analysis, comparative literature, chivalry and honor, rock climbing, power walking and Indian cuisine. See more
The windshield glass Doctor Detroit breaks is shown inconsistently between shots. Sometimes the glass is very dirty, almost opaque, in other shots it is very clear. See more
[as Sidney Poitier
They'll call me *Mister* Diavolo!
At the end of the credits, we see "Coming soon: Doctor Detroit II, the Wrath of Mom." See more
Get Up Offa That Thing / Doctor Detroit
Performed by James Brown
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