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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Mom! It's all over the street!
Doctor Detroit's movin' in! They say we're movin' out!
Oh, the Hell you say. I haven't even met the Doctor.
[takes shot of liquor
But when I do,
[crushes shot glass in bare hand
he's dog meat!
At the end of the credits, we see "Coming soon: Doctor Detroit II, the Wrath of Mom." See more
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