- "I had to visit a bar on the Barbary Coast, it was a horrible place with some of the worst scum on the face of the earth. Worse than Detroit."— Stryker, Airplane!"Now, now, lay off Detroit. Them people is livin' in Mad Max times."—Moe Szyslak, The Simpsons"NO! NO, NOT DETROIT! PLEASE!! NO!!! ANYTHING BUT THAT!!! NO!!! NO!!!"—Poor CIA Bastard, The Kentucky Fried Movie"In the real world they're shuttin' Detroit downWhile the boss man takes his bonus pay and jets on out of townAnd DC's bailing out them bankers as the farmers auction groundWhile they're living it up on Wall Street in that New York City townHere in the real world they're shuttin' Detroit downHere in the real world they're shuttin' Detroit down"—John Rich, "Shuttin' Detroit Down"It's so cold in The D
How the fuck do we 'pposed to keep peace?—Tbaby, Cold In The Dnote .At least we're not Detroit!—Mike Polk, "Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video: 2nd Attempt".