A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con. Written by
Craig D. Barker <email@example.com>
From con man to congressman
Did You Know?
In the scene between Eddie Murphy
and Charles S. Dutton
eating crab in Baltimore, they are inauthentically eating Dungeness crab (latin name 'Metacarcinus magister' named for Dungeness, Washington State, USA), which is found only on the Pacific coast of North America. The Baltimore, Maryland area is world renowned for their Chesapeake blue crab or Atlantic blue crab (latin name Callinectes sapidus) which is a species of crab native to the western Atlantic Ocean and especially concentrated in the Chesapeake Bay of Maryland, where it is culinarily significant and economically crucial, the Maryland state crustacean, and an extensive fishery. The Chesapeake blue is an entirely different species from Dungeness, and typically eaten exactly as shown in the film, however Dungeness crabs are not eaten that way. See more
Despite the threats to have Jefferson removed from congress, there is nothing in the Constitution or in house or senate rules that states a person with a criminal cannot serve their term if elected. See more
[trying to bribe Congressman Dodge
This could mean six figures, Dick.
[Dick Dodge raises his eyebrows
HIGH six figures.
[Dodge raises his eyebrows twice
Referenced in Incident at Loch Ness
HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN
Written by Milton Ager
and Jack Yellen See more