"Every four or five year old child in America was able to sing that song. It was like, do you realize this is about a tranny?" - Desmond Child
''It's a song about a man who just walks into a bar and sees this gorgeous blonde up on the stage and then goes backstage after the show and then she 'whips out a gun, tries to blow me away.'' - Desmond Child
"Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" is one of the most important songs ever written and as the direct influence for writing the script. Without ''Dude (Looks Like a Lady)'', there would be no Mrs. Doubtfire" - Randi Mayem Singer (screenwriter)
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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