The Pink Panther (1963) Poster


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Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Footage is incorporated into the main story


The Pink Phink (1964) (Short)
The Pink Panther Show (1969) (TV Series)
The character was originally created for the opening credits for the film The Pink Panther (1963)
The Pink Panther (1993) (TV Series)
Another spin off cartoon series.
Pink Goes to Hollywood (1993) (Video Game)
Features the Pink Panther cartoon character.
The Pink Panther: Passport to Peril (1996) (Video Game)
The character of Pink Panther is taken from the movie. Also, Inspector Clouseau returns.
The Pink Panther: Hokus Pokus Pink (1998) (Video Game)
The character of Pink Panther.
Pink Panther: Pinkadelic Pursuit (2002) (Video Game)
The character of Pink Panther originated in the film.
The Pink Panther (2006)


Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Same gag repeated about a man trying to cross the street in an onflow of traffic

Referenced in 

The Pink Phink (1964) (Short)
Pinky uses a similar "reaching high up with the brush as seen from the back" pose when painting "and the Pink Panther" in the movie's animated titles, just as he does when "painting behind Shnoz's back" in this episode.
Pink Panzer (1965) (Short)
Title reference
Double Trouble (1967)
Three bumbling French-speaking Belgian detectives who are dressed and act like Closeau.
It's a Bikini World (1967)
Mike mentions the title character
The Party (1968)
Use of the music cue "It Had Better Be Tonight" from this movie, also scored by Henry Mancini. See also trivia.
Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages (1968)
cartoon in opening and in ending credits
Pulp (1972)
Mention of a cross-dressing Clouseau
Goddo supiido yuu! Burakku emparaa (1976)
One of the gangs is called "Pink Panthers"
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour: Episode #1.5 (1977) (TV Episode)
The title song is performed during a movie-themed medley.
The Muppet Show: Peter Sellers (1978) (TV Episode)
Peter Sellers starts the show wearing his typical Inspector Clouseau outfit
Blue Collar (1978)
"I saw one of those in 'The Pink Panther'."
Escape to Athena: Cast and Crew Interviews (1978)
This production is referred to in relation to actor David Niven and actress Claudia Cardinale.
The Brood (1979)
Pink Panther doll is seen.
Cariño mío, ¿qué me has hecho? (1979)
A Pink Panther doll is seen in some scenes
Electronic Squadron Denziman: Nazonazo Shichijoku Redi (1980) (TV Episode)
A Pink Panther toy can be seen hanging at the doll shop Akira visted.
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Events of the climatic car chase are recalled by David Niven
Mensen zoals jij en ik: De Clown/Konijn in de hoed (1985) (TV Episode)
Variaton on Pink Panther theme accompanies the con artist character Jacob Andreus
Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985)
Pink Panther mentioned by Marcello Antonelli when in a pink suit.
The Laughter Show: Episode #3.5 (1986) (TV Episode)
Dustin Gee impersonates Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau.
Alexander (1986) (Video)
Pink Panther is in the movie
Danger Mouse: Cor! What a Picture (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danger Mouse
Moonlighting: Shirts and Skins (1989) (TV Episode)
Use of "The Pink Panther Theme."
Splendor (1989)
Movieposter can be seen.
Siskel & Ebert: Hail, Hail, Black and White (1989) (TV Episode)
Siskel suggests that the film series would have been more successful in black and white.
Mr. Bean: Mr. Bean (1990) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bean puts a Pink Panther toy on his desk while he takes the math test.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) (TV Episode)
The opening of Moon Zero Two was compared to the opening of this movie.
The Platinum Triangle (1990)
Dark Avenger (1990) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: Jacques Costeau meets the Pink Panther
Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (1990) (Video)
Pink Panther doll seen
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
"theme song hummed"
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's what Film Ventures International is famous for, like 'The Pink Panther' and the James Bond credit sequences."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Swamp Diamonds (1993) (TV Episode)
"Looks like a Pink Panther film"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom hums the theme music.
That's Showbusiness: Episode #6.3 (1994) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)
The theme plays during one scene.
The Simpsons: The Boy Who Knew Too Much (1994) (TV Episode)
A clumsy, French waiter says "This is an outrage! I am not a clumsy, Clouseau-esque Waiter!" before tripping and falling out a window. This references the famous character of Inspector Clouseau from this movie who was a clumsy, French-man.
Iron Man: The Defection of Hawkeye (1994) (TV Episode)
Dialogue reference to Inspector Clouseau.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Kitten with a Whip (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "This is where the Pink Panther comes in."
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Opera (1995) (TV Episode)
When Peter says that Peter Sellars' "Don Giovanni" was a revelation, Caroline replies so was "The Pink Panther".
WCW Starrcade 1995 (1995) (TV Special)
During the Eddie Guerrero-Shinjiro Otani match, Bobby Heenan compares Dusty Rhodes' unintelligible commentary to "Clouseau."
Ik ben je moeder niet: Liefde maakt doof (1996) (TV Episode)
Fred compares himself to Peter Sellers in the Pink Panther when he has to wear a false mustache.
Hang Time: War of the Roses (1996) (TV Episode)
Vince asks, "Yo, doesn't it bother anyone that the Pink Panther threw up in here?"
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Freight King (1996) (TV Episode)
Henry hums the Pink Panther theme.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Agent for H.A.R.M. (1997) (TV Episode)
The running of the Clousaus!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Pumaman (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Inspector Clouseau): "My monkey is here!"
Chicago Hope: And Baby Makes 10 (1999) (TV Episode)
The theme of the Pink Panther can be heard during a part of the episode.
Daria: Murder, She Snored (2000) (TV Episode)
Jake thinks he can help Daria by imitating Inspector Clouseau
The Unknown Peter Sellers (2000) (TV Special)
Referenced by title
Daria: Lucky Strike (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jake when he's trying to explain "Romeo and Juliet" to Quinn
The Simpsons: Little Girl in the Big Ten (2002) (TV Episode)
Pink Panther music playing in the backround as Lisa gets on her bike.
The Making of 'The Producers' (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Magic Time: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
American Dreams: The Carpetbaggers (2003) (TV Episode)
J.J. refers to the film.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Theme music is played in the strip joint
The Pink Panther Story (2003) (Video)
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
The filming of this is recreated. Also the poster is visible at the end of the film among all the other props.
Inside the Party (2004) (Video)
An excerpt of the original opening cartoon is shown, and the film is mentioned in the monologues.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
The cutscene behind the waterfall you get if you don't remove the transmitter is based on a scene from this film.
The Simpsons: Fat Man and Little Boy (2004) (TV Episode)
Uses the famous sleuthy theme music from "The Pink Panther" for the scene when Homer crwals into his nuclear plant to steal some nuclear material for Lisa's science project.
Forty Years of Fuck (2005) (TV Movie)
The theme music is heard
SPL: Sha po lang (2005)
Pink Panther stuffed toy carried around
Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Pink Panther slippers
Grattis världen: Ibiza (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Prince (2006) (TV Episode)
plugged in Hamas Celebration Party
Bareback Twink Pack (2006) (Video)
Pink Panther boxer shorts
Huuma: Episode #2.18 (2006) (TV Episode)
The host were dressed as characters from this movie.
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
when Dr.Glass bumbles up his investigation of the murders Det.Washburn calls him 'Inspector Clouseau'
SSI: Sex Squad Investigation (2006) (Video)
Inspector Clouseau mentioned
Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Pink Panther doll in van
Nachtrit (2006)
"Inspector Clouseau" is referenced in the dialog
House M.D.: Que Será Será (2006) (TV Episode)
House calls a cop 'Inspector Clouseau'
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Family Guy: The Former Life of Brian (2008) (TV Episode)
Pink Panther seen
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
Bruno Tonioli compares the Foxtrot danced by Red Symons and Ana Andre to the Grim Reaper doing the Pink Panther.
Schnitzelparadijs - De serie: Ali Goes to Bollywood (2008) (TV Episode)
The theme from this film is heard in one scene
Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in film. Photo shown.
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Come Dine with Me: Sunderland: Tony (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie's theme music plays as Anthony does some sleuthing.
Come Dine with Me: Sunderland: Bernice (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie's theme music is played when Anthony is sleuthing in the kitchen.
In Plain Sight: Who's Bugging Mary? (2009) (TV Episode)
Mary compares Agent O'Conner to Inspector Clouseau
Caro Francis (2010)
Inspector Closeau is mentioned as one Paulo Francis favorite characters
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
Inspector Clouseau is included in a $7,500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $2,000 question
Dancing on Ice: Episode #5.18 (2010) (TV Episode)
Kieron Richardson and Brianne Delcourt dance to the theme from the film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.163 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Movie Title Objects"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Action 52 (2010) (TV Episode)
Nerd - "Like the Pink Panther".
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.148 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $500 question
The Office: The Chump (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Pam
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.194 (2010) (TV Episode)
The Pink Panther character is the subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Get Your Info Straight"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Back to the Future Trilogy (2010) (TV Episode)
Pink Panther appears on the Roger Rabbit title card.
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Kyle mockingly calls Aaron Inspector Clouseau.
Family Guy: Halloween on Spooner Street (2010) (TV Episode)
The Pink Panter walks across the screen behind Brian Griffin and Stewie Griffin
The Trip: The Yorke Arms (2010) (TV Episode)
Rob Brydon does an impression of Inspector Clouseau.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: R.O.B. the Robot (2011) (TV Episode)
Pink Panther appears on the Roger Rabbit title card.
The Cleveland Show: Y Tu Junior Tambien (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Battleship (2012)
Theme music played during chicken-burrito-quest
Violetta (2012) (TV Series)
Gregorio mentions.
Warehouse 13: Fractures (2012) (TV Episode)
Pink Panther mentioned by Claudia
Modern Family: Heart Broken (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cleveland Show: Wheel! Of! Family! (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Love Punch (2013)
Brosnan says, "We're not The Pink Panther!" but the plot eventually becomes almost identical.
Battle of the Blades: Iconic Duos (2013) (TV Episode)
Violetta & Jason skate as Pink Panther & Clouseau
Battle of the Blades: Skaters' Choice (2013) (TV Episode)
Violetta & Jason reprise skate as Pink Panther & Clouseau
Kraftidioten (2014)
The Serbs give Svela this name when he delivers the parcel to them.
Community Kitchen: The Builders Arms (2014) (TV Episode)
7 pádu Honzy Dedka: GoGo (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jan Dedek and the title melody is hummed by Daniel Strauch.
The Cinema Snob: Invasion of the Samurai Sluts from Hell! (2014) (TV Episode)
"And what's up with Inspector Clitseau over here?"
White Collar: Uncontrolled Variables (2014) (TV Episode)
Neal calls Keller's handler "Inspector Clouseau".
Archer: The Holdout (2015) (TV Episode)
Archer calls an old Japanese man who has suddenly attacked him, "Kato".
Honeyglue (2015)
Morgan dresses as inspector Clouseau and mentions the movie by title.
Médecin de campagne (2016)
Plush seen in Jean-Pierre's office.
23. Ceský lev (2016) (TV Special)
Referenced by acapella band Skety.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.45 (2016) (TV Episode)
Dean has to complete this title in a question about the film in which Peter Sellars first played Inspector Clouseau asked during his Cash Builder round.
Bones: The Jewel in the Crown (2016) (TV Episode)
Hodge explains who Inspector Clouseau is from the Pink Panther and mentioned Peter Seller was one of the actors
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Alec Baldwin/Julie Andrews/Dan White (2017) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions the movie directed by Julie Andrews' late husband Blake Edwards
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Kinkaid derisively calls Roussel "Inspector Clouseau."
The Cinema Snob: Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (2017) (TV Episode)
"And it's not a Pink Panther movie either.."
Danger Mouse: Groundmouse Day (2017) (TV Episode)
Danger Mouse has to protect the Pink Parmesan in the British Cheese Museum instead of the Pink Panther diamond.

Featured in 

That's Panthertainment (1978) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Inspector Clouseau identifies himself.
Bob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving Gala (1982) (TV Movie)
Scenes from this film are shown
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clips shown.
Banánové rybicky: Jak prezít dobré skutky (2000) (TV Episode)
Scene from it is shown.
The Unknown Peter Sellers (2000) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Behind the Feline: The Cartoon Phenomenon (2003) (Video)
A clip is shown
The Pink Panther Story (2003) (Video)
Clips are shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #35.7 (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD compilation The Pink Panther Collection featuring all the original Peter Sellers movies reviewed + footage used
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Kick-Ass/Death at a Funeral/The Joneses (2010) (TV Episode)
Brooke Shields' #4 Favorite Film
Breakfast: Episode dated 17 December 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to highlight the career of Blake Edwards.
Archer: The Papal Chase (2013) (TV Episode)
Pam watches this on the plane.

Spoofed in 

The Pink Phink (1964) (Short)
Pinky and Shnoz chasing each other around the post, like the two gorilla-suited guys do in the film.
Shocking Pink (1965) (Short)
Malfunctioning shower which "stutteringly" dispenses water and then suddenly blasts down unexpectedly so that the unfortunate leading character ends up with a soaked head.
Lupin the 3rd: Black Panther (1978) (TV Episode)
The Black Panther emerald and Inspector Conaiseau are spoofs of the Pink Panther emerald and Inspector Clouseau.
Lupin the 3rd: Chase the Gorilla Gang (1978) (TV Episode)
The long drawn out car chase with a group of theives dressed in gorilla suits.
Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls (1978)
Music during John Seeman's comical appearances imitates the theme from The Pink Panther. Seeman is an Inspector like Clouseau in Panther.
The Dukes of Hazzard: One Armed Bandits (1979) (TV Episode)
Bystanders impassively looking back and forth/tilting their heads as the cars race past them.
Mad Mission (1982)
O.C. and Stiggs (1985)
Musical parody
Inspector Cliteau in... The Pink Panties (1985) (Video)
Porn parody
A Shot in the Mouth (1990) (Video)
Porn parody of G-rated comedy.
Clarissa Explains It All: No T.V. (1991) (TV Episode)
the score in the first scene is spoofing the famous Pink Panther theme
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Little Big Kraft (1998) (TV Episode)
Sabrina's attempts to spike Mr. Kraft's ice tea, as well as the music playing, spoof the film.
The Da Vinci Coed (2007) (TV Movie)
The "Pink Pussycat" jewel.
LazyTown: The Purple Panther: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference, similar plot about a valuable missing diamond
LazyTown: The Purple Panther: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference, similar plot, also Robbie Rotten'S disguise is a parody to Inspector Clouseau
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Jean-Pierre Napoleon is modeled after Jacques Clouseau.
Achmed Saves America (2014) (Video)
Crazy animations of characters chasing each other across the screen during the end-titles, like the hilarious animations for the P.P. movie credits

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