Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages to end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the electricity to the hospital is broken. In the ensuing chaos that follows, Eddie is taken for a doctor. Suddenly he is in charge of a whole hospital!
Movie Critical Condition
Richard Pryor attempts to examine a scantily clad female until he discovers she has VD. An elderly woman removes her underwear for a rectal exam but we don't see any nudity. Richard Pryor pretends to masturbate in an office.
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Comic slapstick primarily but a police officer is murdered by an inmate that he is escorting to the hospital and his dead body is found. In a laboratory there are several organs some of which end up on the floor and in comic fashion the organs don't look all that realistic.
Profanity throughout including f words, s words, and others
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Possibly some smoking and drinking. A nutty patient wants Richard Pryor to give him pain killers.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
Some concern for a hospital worker who falls off the roof and may end up crippled. Some tension involving a killer on the loose.