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?
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
Initially, the cable Doctor Detroit uses to escape the junk cars avalanche is much shorter and of a different configuration than the cable he uses to ride along the graveyard (obvious prop). 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
Referenced in Lune de miel
You Are The One
Performed by Pattie Brooks
Courtesy of Backstreet Records
Pattie Brooks appears courtesy of Mirage Records See more