Trail of the Pink Panther
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Two years after the death of Peter Sellers, Blake Edwards tried to exhume his corpse in this pastiche of clips and out-takes from the old Pink Panther films. The plot concerns the legendary "Pink Panther" diamond which is once more stolen. Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers) is again enlisted to find the stolen bauble. When he follows the trail of the diamond to another country, he leaves on an airplane that is soon reported missing. Television reporter Marie Jouvet (Joanna Lumley) then sets out to interview old acquaintances and associates of Clouseau, including Lady Litton… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A weak link in the brilliant series."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
"A horrible idea, badly executed."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Trail of the Pink Panther will appeal to slapstick fans of this comedy series."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Cinematic graverobbing at its most unsavory."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Think of it as the cinematic version of a sitcom clip show."
‑ Christopher Null,
"Ugh. Takes cinematic desperation to a whole new level."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"The series was on its last legs with this offering."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"wait, what?"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"The glaring opportunism of the enterprise discourages an apologia of any kind"
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"Actually funny when Peter Sellers is on screen, even if they are outtakes."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
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