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.
He's making the world safe for insanity.
Did You Know?
The film's DVD sleeve notes says that this movie is "a role reversal comedy". See more
Smooth books a one-way flight to the Cook Islands, then local service to Roratonga. In fact the Cook Islands international airport is *on* Roratonga. See more
That girl is COLORED!
Honey, nobody 'colored' me! I was born this way!
At the end of the credits, we see "Coming soon: Doctor Detroit II, the Wrath of Mom." See more
Theme From Doctor Detroit
Written by Mark Mothersbaugh
and Gerald V. Casale
(as G. V. Casale)
Performed by Devo
Devo produced by Devo
Devo appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc. See more