Melvin is a pathetic loser of a motorcycle cop who gets demoted to working the night shift as a punishment for his constant screw-ups. During his off-duty time, however, Melvin turns to his secret obsession: comedy. He puts a paper bag over his head and performs in front of audiences as "The Unknown Comic". Unable to balance his two lives, he seeks psychiatric help to try and resolve who he really wants to be. Written by
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They're making America safe...barely
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played dual roles in this movie. Langston played both The Unknown Comic and police officer Melvin White. See more
When Kent helps Melvin up to the hand dryer in the men's room to dry his pants they turn the dryer on. A man walks in the men's room, the scene cuts back to Kent and Melvin the dryer is off. See more
Officer Sue Perman
You can talk about my tits or my ass, but don't call me dumb.
All the credits are in French. See more
Referenced in Zizek!