Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. Clifton Sleigh. Sleigh obtusely bungles his way past assassins and corrupt officials as though he were Clouseau's American cousin. Written by
Did You Know?
was the original choice for the role of Clifton Sleigh. This film includes a scene clearly based on Moore's role in Arthur
(1981) when Harvey Hamilcard III, a drunken short man wearing a tuxedo, top hat, and riding in a limo, propositions Sleigh, who is disguised as a prostitute. Moore and director Blake Edwards
worked on two films together, 10
(1979) and Micki + Maude
(1984). See more
As the taxi is sliding down the road on its roof, the "bomb" attached to the car falls off when it flips upright after hitting yellow construction container. See more
Don't kiss him too hard, his lips might fall off.
Roger Moore is credited as Turk Thrust II. See more
References Trail of the Pink Panther
Written by Henry Mancini
& Johnny Mercer See more