C.C. Drood (Hulce) is a down-on-his-luck cartoonist who is separated from his wife (Mastrantonio) and his child (Barsi) because of a brief affair with the icily beautiful Yolanda (Madsen). A physical and mental wreck incapable of meeting his deadlines, Drood is suddenly kidnaped by a
gun-toting thug, Buddy (Opper), and his associate, Gilbert (Doe), who demand to know where he has hidden a package. Totally ignorant of what they want, Drood escapes then later finds himself in handcuffs and being interrogated by detective (Stanton) as a prime suspect in the murder of Yolanda. All
the evidence points to Drood, and the cartoonist must find the real killer to clear his n...