Cleo McDowell


I love how he's all about $ and then when Jaffe Joffer offers him 2 million he shrugs it off like its nothing. That made me giggle.

I also love how Akeem and Lisa get married after dating for about a week.

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Cleo was definitely a bit of a dick when it came to social standing and money - surprising since he started out poor. But he got it all back when he vociferously defended his daughter over money.

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Yes, but he was hilarious! I loved his character. I like John Amos in just about everything (Good Times, Beastmaster, Lock up, Die Hard II and I loved him in this.

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It was a nice turnaround and showed that his character loved money but loved his daughter more.

My favourite bit with McDowell was when he's reading the McDonald's policy manual looking to steal their success and then hides it when he's interrupted.

Then again, he had so many brilliant gags: "If you want to keep working here, stay off the drugs," and the milkshake thing.

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