A mild-mannered comedy about an amnesiac private detective who keeps reliving the past because he can't remember it, CLEAN SLATE aspires to the whimsical appeal of GROUNDHOG DAY without success.
Venice, California private eye Maurice Pogue (Dana Carvey) awakens each day with a problem. He has no idea who he is or what he's up to; his closet is filled with an array of clothes so disparate that he could be anything from an investment banker to a cowpoke. Pogue's only clue is the tape he
makes laboriously each night and leaves by his bedside. It informs him--and us--that since being injured while investigating the theft of a rare coin worth $7 million, Pogue has s...