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The Pink Phink (1964)

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A house painter can't understand why everything he paints blue turns pink. Little does he guess that the Pink Panther is repainting all his work.

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The Pink Panther, walking inside a building, sees a little man painting a wall blue and thinks that pink would be more appropriate. So, the Pink Panther obtains a bucket of pink paint and begins painting the wall with his preferred color. The hot-tempered man doesn't at first realize that his work is being painted over by the panther, but when he does, he grabs a rifle and shoots at the pink cat. The Pink Panther pours his pink paint into the man's rifle, and with each shot that the man fires, gobs of pink paint splatter on the building, turning it entirely pink! And so, the Pink Panther graciously decides to become the building's new occupant. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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18 December 1964 (USA)  »

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Blake Edwards' Pink Panther: The Pink Phink  »

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The Pink Panther character, created for the animated opening credits of The Pink Panther (1963), was so popular that this short was produced as a starring vehicle for the character, and marked the beginning of a series of animated Pink Panther short films at a rate of one a month. See more »

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When the bucket of pink paint falls on the man's head, his upper body becomes completely covered in pink, yet a moment later as he continues to chase Pinky out of the house with the shotgun, his upper body is clean and white again. See more »

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Followed by Keep Our Forests Pink (1975) See more »

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One of the best Pink Panther shorts ever made
2 September 2006 | by (Walla Walla, WA) – See all my reviews

Man oh man this episode gets funnier every time I watch it and I love it how the Pink Panther keeps on painting the house pink while the guy was trying to paint the house blue, this episode is timeless and I consider it one of the best cartoon episodes ever made in television history! I love the moments where the Pink Panther pours pink paint in the man's gun and the man ended up shooting paint at the Pink Panther, it's no surprise that this episode won an academy award for the short subject and it was the first time the studio won an Oscar with its first cartoon release, WAY TO GO!!!

While I consider the Pink Panther shorts from 1964-68 to be the Golden Years this episode is on par with the best shorts of the Golden Years, the 1969-72 was also a really good era for the Pink Panther shorts but not quite in the same league as the episodes from 1964-68, the 1974-76 Pink Panther were a hit and miss for me and the 1977-80 shorts was where they really hit rock bottom, many of the shorts from 1977-80 were mediocre at best and the music seemed to be too fast and the gags weren't as well timed.


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