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The French Surete experiments with the use of dogs as partners to its police officers, and Inspector Clouseau is paired with a scrappy canine given the name of Private Bowser. Clouseau and ... See full summary »
The Surete Commissioner assigns Inspector Clouseau and Sergeant Deux-Deux to the hazardous task of pursuing a criminal named Muddy La Feet, who leaves behind a trail of muddy footprints ... See full summary »
Pat Harrington Jr.,
A notorious Paris criminal, Toulouse Le Moose, escapes to Cherbourg after jumping bail, and Inspector Clouseau is assigned to handcuff himself to Toulouse and accompany him by train back to... See full summary »
Inspector Clouseau is assigned to guard a large diamond, the De Gaulle Stone, from theft, but a three-headed villain in a black coat promptly takes it from him. Clouseau and Sergeant Deux-Deux track the three-headed thief to his hideout, where the thief has secreted the jewel in a glass of water. While searching the premises, Clouseau finds the glass, drinks its contents (jewel included), and is rushed to surgery. Doctors remove "a very expensive-looking gallstone" and give it to a nurse, who is the three-headed thief in disguise! Written by
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In the first short about an animated Inspector Clouseau, he is in charge of protecting a valuable diamond. This is a homage to live-action Clouseau and his frequent dealings with the Pink Panther diamond. See more »
This was my first look at one of these "Inspector" cartoons, a spin off of the popular Pink Panther animated shorts. It was a good start, as far as I was concerned. It was fun to look at, and hear. Pat Harrington Jr., best remembered by older folks like me for his television role as the janitor "Schneider," in "One Day At A Time" (1975-1984) does a great job voicing the lead characters. That would be "The Inspector (Clouseau) and his partner "Deux-Deux."
Inspector and Deux-Deux (say the latter out loud and you'll go "ouch") are guard a diamond at the DeGaulle Château that is worth billions of francs. Out to steal it are brothers, in the form of three heads on one body! They are named Weft, Wight and Wong. The one in the middle does a Charlie Chan impression, quoting Confusion (instead of Confucius) Yes, some of the gags are corny and some predictable but this is great fun.
The visuals are fantastic; great drawings and a humorous villain who, oddly, gets away with the crime! Well, nobody ever confused Inspector Clouseau with Sherlock Holmes. I hope the other 16 cartoons in this DVD collection ("The Pink Panther Classic Cartoon Collection, Vol. 6 - Inspector Cartoons.) are as entertaining as this first one.
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