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The Pink Panther buys a compact, multi-gadgeted car, spray-paints it pink, and goes for a drive with it. The car has a mind of its own and becomes determined to out-speed an elderly lady ... See full summary »

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Hawley Pratt

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Michael O'Connor (story)
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The Pink Panther buys a compact, multi-gadgeted car, spray-paints it pink, and goes for a drive with it. The car has a mind of its own and becomes determined to out-speed an elderly lady away from an intersection so that she gags on the pink car's exhaust. The lady reveals herself to be Granny Flash, senior citizens' drag racing champion! She challenges the panther to a race - and wins! The Pink Panther's car is thrown off of a cliff and parachutes into the car lot were he bought the troublesome vehicle. The panther opts to dispense with the car and obtain a refund. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1966 (USA) See more »

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Pinky Pistons See more »

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After Pinky meets Granny and they race the first time, she turns on the "supersonic rockets" and roars off, leaving Pinky and his car covered with soot. A few seconds later, Pinky and his car zoom away after Granny, shaking off the soot and leaving it in a pile on the road. But then the car is next shown in its original BLUE color as it whizzes off down the windy road and disappears around the bend --- evidently somebody in the art department momentarily forgot that Pinky had re-painted the car pink. See more »

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Followed by Pink Pull (1979) See more »

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Speed racer!
5 September 2016 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

The Pink Panther buys a puny little car, spray-paints it pink and goes for a joy ride. However, the car seemingly has a mind of its own and can kick and race like the speed of light as it pleases. As a result, while on the road, the car gets angry with the other motorists passing him and leaving a trail of dark exhaust, and tries to get even with them, including a drag racing granny!

Pretty funny stuff here, and the Pink Panther surely didn't really get his moneys worth in this car. Pretty entertaining from start to finish, and you'll be left eager to know how the panther gets out of this predicament.

Grade B+


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