List of The Pink Panther cartoons

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This is a list of the 124 The Pink Panther animated shorts produced between December 18, 1964 and December 31, 1978 by DePatie–Freleng Enterprises (DFE Films)[1] Ninety-two shorts were released theatrically, and eventually the first sixty-two entries appeared on Saturday mornings via The Pink Panther Show under the same umbrella title starting in 1969 on NBC. All thirty-six made-for-television entries were also distributed to theaters after initially airing on The Pink Panther Show under the title The All New Pink Panther Show in 1978–1980 on ABC, respectively.

The Pink Panther's long-time foil, known simply as The Little Man, appeared in many entries except where noted.

1964[edit]

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1 1 The Pink Phink Friz Freleng December 18, 1964 (1964-12-18)
The Pink Panther sabotages the plans of a housepainter (the Little Man) who wants to paint a house blue. The Pink Panther counters this by painting the house pink.
Note: First appearance of the Pink Panther; won an Academy Award for Short Subjects, Cartoons; plot device of the Panther turning an object pink reused in The Pink Blueprint and Pink Posies.
2 2 Pink Pajamas Friz Freleng December 25, 1964 (1964-12-25)
The Pink Panther sneaks into a house to stay the night and has to hide from its drunk owner.
Note: Footage reused in Pink-In; the Little Man does not appear.

1965[edit]

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3 1 We Give Pink Stamps Friz Freleng February 12, 1965 (1965-02-12)
The Pink Panther hides in a department store and spends the night trying to hide from the janitor (The Little Man), while also using many of the products on display at the store.
4 2 Dial "P" for Pink Friz Freleng March 17, 1965 (1965-03-17)
A burglar tries numerous times to crack a safe, in which the Pink Panther is hiding.
Note: Features the theme song from the Blake Edwards film A Shot in the Dark; this theme would be featured prominently in The Inspector cartoon series; the Little Man does not appear.
5 3 Sink Pink Friz Freleng April 12, 1965 (1965-04-12)
Big-game hunter Tex B'wana (voiced by Paul Frees) uses a "Noah's Ark" plot to catch animals in Africa for his wife Nora, but is having trouble catching a pink panther to complete his haul.
Note: One of two cartoons where the Pink Panther has dialogue. The Panther's voice was provided by Rich Little; the Little Man does not appear.
6 4 Pickled Pink Friz Freleng May 12, 1965 (1965-05-12)
A drunk partygoer (voiced by Mel Blanc) takes the Pink Panther home, and tries to hide him from his wife (also voiced by Blanc), who hates him bringing strangers into the house.
Note: Footage reused in Pink-In; the Little Man does not appear.
7 5 Pinkfinger Friz Freleng May 13, 1965 (1965-05-13)
The Pink Panther decides to become a secret agent with the help of an offscreen narrator (voiced by Paul Frees).
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
8 6 Shocking Pink Friz Freleng May 13, 1965 (1965-05-13)
The Pink Panther tries to have a quiet afternoon, but is interrupted by an offscreen narrator (voiced by Larry Storch) persuading him to try various do-it-yourself tasks around the house.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
9 7 Pink Ice Friz Freleng June 10, 1965 (1965-06-10)
In South Africa, The Pink Panther attempts to recover diamonds stolen from him by Deveraux and Hoskins, two thieving English diamond hunters.
Note: The second of two cartoons where the Pink Panther has dialogue; all voices provided by Rich Little; the Little Man does not appear.
10 8 The Pink Tail Fly Friz Freleng August 25, 1965 (1965-08-25)
After watching late-night TV, the Pink Panther has a late night battle with a mosquito who constantly interrupts his sleep.
Note: Last Pink Panther cartoon directed by Friz Freleng; remade as A Fly in the Pink (1971) and Pink S.W.A.T. (1978); the Little Man does not appear.
11 9 Pink Panzer Hawley Pratt September 15, 1965 (1965-09-15)
An offscreen narrator [later revealed to be the devil (voiced by Paul Frees)] pits the Pink Panther and his neighbor Harry (also voiced by Frees) against each other over unreturned garden tools.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
12 10 An Ounce of Pink Hawley Pratt October 20, 1965 (1965-10-20)
The Pink Panther encounters and purchases a talking weight machine (voiced by Larry Storch) who claims to be able to predict the future.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
13 11 Reel Pink Hawley Pratt November 16, 1965 (1965-11-16)
The Pink Panther goes fishing, but eventually gets sabotaged by one of his own bait worms and then must fight an aggressive crab he accidentally reels in.
Note: Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show; the Little Man does not appear. First title card to be animated.
14 12 Bully for Pink Hawley Pratt December 14, 1965 (1965-12-14)
The Pink Panther becomes a toreador, stealing a magic cloak from Marvelo the magician, which results in an illusion-filled bullfight.
Note: A different rendition of "The Pink Panther Theme" is featured during the opening and closing theatrical credits; remade in 1979 as Toro Pink; the Little Man does not appear.

1966[edit]

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15 1 Pink Punch Hawley Pratt February 21, 1966 (1966-02-21)
The Pink Panther introduces his own beverage line, "Pink Punch", but the asterisk above the "I" on his placard turns green. The Panther attempts to get rid of the annoying green asterisk numerous times, but his plans are thwarted by a large green asterisk who is assumed to be the smaller one's parent.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
16 2 Pink Pistons Hawley Pratt March 16, 1966 (1966-03-16)
The Pink Panther buys a new car and ends up in an unintentional race with Granny Flash, Senior Citizens Drag Champion, who drives a souped-up Model T.
Note: Footage reused for connecting bumper sequence on The New Pink Panther Show; mistitled for television as Pink Piston; the Little Man does not appear.
17 3 Vitamin Pink Hawley Pratt April 6, 1966 (1966-04-06)
Based on the traditions of tonic-sellers in the Old West, the Pink Panther goes under the alias Dr. Phink and sells Vitamin Pink, and has to capture a bank robber who springs into his crime-committing youth after he takes one too many pills.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
18 4 The Pink Blueprint Hawley Pratt May 25, 1966 (1966-05-25)
The Pink Panther changes the blueprint designs for a house to his own "pinkprints" and fights with a contractor (the Little Man) to ensure they are built.
Note: A different rendition of "The Pink Panther Theme" is featured during the opening and closing theatrical credits in some airings; nominated for Academy Award for Short Subjects, Cartoons; footage reused in Pinkologist
19 5 Pink, Plunk, Plink Hawley Pratt May 25, 1966 (1966-05-25)
The Pink Panther learns to play the violin, and interrupts a performance of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony with "The Pink Panther Theme" played on various instruments, much to the anger of the conductor (the Little Man).
Note: Henry Mancini makes a brief cameo; first cartoon scored by Walter Greene.
20 6 Smile Pretty, Say Pink Hawley Pratt May 29, 1966 (1966-05-29)
The Pink Panther battles with a photographer in Pinkstone National Park.
Note: Last cartoon scored by William Lava.
21 7 Pink-A-Boo Hawley Pratt June 26, 1966 (1966-06-26)
The Pink Panther battles with a hungry mouse raiding his refrigerator, who throws a late-night party with a crowd of other mice.
22 8 Genie with the Light Pink Fur Hawley Pratt September 14, 1966 (1966-09-14)
The Pink Panther finds a talking magic lamp and uses it to become a genie. However, he cannot get anyone to rub the lamp.
23 9 Super Pink Hawley Pratt October 12, 1966 (1966-10-12)
The Pink Panther decides to be a superhero and tries unsuccessfully several times to help an elderly woman.
Note: Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show; the Little Man does not appear.
24 10 Rock A Bye Pinky Hawley Pratt December 23, 1966 (1966-12-23)
The Little Man stays in the woods with his dog, and keeps the Pink Panther awake with his snoring. The panther attempts to get rid of the Little Man, but it only gets the dog into more trouble, as his owner believes he is responsible for whatever happens to him.
Note: Footage reused in Pinkologist; the score for this cartoon would be the standard for Pink Panther cartoons between 1967 and 1974.

1967[edit]

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25 1 Pinknic Hawley Pratt January 6, 1967 (1967-01-06)
The Pink Panther wakes up in a log cabin in January and has to avoid starving to death, and getting eaten by a starving mouse, before spring.
26 2 Pink Panic Hawley Pratt January 11, 1967 (1967-01-11)
The Pink Panther stays in the haunted Dead Dog Hotel on a stormy night, where he attempts to escape a ghost and a skeleton running about the hotel.
Note: Final cartoon to introduce new music scores by Walter Greene. Scores from this and the previous five entries would be recycled until 1977.
27 3 Pink Posies Hawley Pratt April 26, 1967 (1967-04-26)
The Pink Panther replaces all the yellow posies in a garden with pink ones, annoying a gardener (the Little Man) in the process.
Note: Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The New Pink Panther Show and in Pinkologist.
28 4 Pink of the Litter Hawley Pratt May 17, 1967 (1967-05-17)
The Pink Panther is caught littering in the town of Litterburg, and as punishment, he has to clear all of the litter in the entire town.
29 5 In the Pink Hawley Pratt May 18, 1967 (1967-05-18)
The Pink Panther joins a gym, but does not have much luck getting into shape.
30 6 Jet Pink Gerry Chiniquy June 13, 1967 (1967-06-13)
The Pink Panther flies an experimental fighter jet, but has trouble controlling it.
Note: The foreground (character) layer at the end of the piece was reused in Prefabricated Pink; the Little Man does not appear.
31 7 Pink Paradise Gerry Chiniquy June 24, 1967 (1967-06-24)
The Pink Panther arrives on a desert island to discover a native (the Little Man) and his dog. The dog gets suspicious and tries unsuccessfully to prove the panther's existence to his owner, who punishes him for each attempt, as he believes that his canine companion is causing trouble.
32 8 Pinto Pink Hawley Pratt July 19, 1967 (1967-07-19)
The Pink Panther has a long journey home and tries to tame a horse to ride back, but the horse is not willing to cooperate.
Note: The Little Man does not appear; the Pink Panther also tries unsuccessfully to saddle a horse in Pink Valiant.
33 9 Congratulations It's Pink Hawley Pratt October 27, 1967 (1967-10-27)
The Pink Panther steals a family's baby basket instead of a picnic basket at the park and ends up having to raise the baby until the parents return.
Note: First cartoon to simultaneously utilize both Walter Greene's and William Lava's music scores.
34 10 Prefabricated Pink Hawley Pratt November 22, 1967 (1967-11-22)
The Pink Panther decides to get a job at a construction site, but wreaks havoc across the site instead.
Note: The foreground (character) layer at the end was recycled from Jet Pink.
35 11 The Hand Is Pinker Than the Eye Hawley Pratt December 20, 1967 (1967-12-20)
A cold Pink Panther sneaks into a house of illusion owned by Zammo the magician (the Little Man), and is constantly bothered by the magician's rabbit.
36 12 Pink Outs Gerry Chiniquy December 27, 1967 (1967-12-27)
A series of 12 miniature-cartoons that end when each one "pinks out."
Note: Eleven of the twelve sequences were reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show.

1968[edit]

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37 1 Sky Blue Pink Hawley Pratt January 3, 1968 (1968-01-03)
The Pink Panther decides to try kite-flying, and annoys a local homeowner (the Little Man) in the process.
38 2 Pinkadilly Circus Hawley Pratt February 21, 1968 (1968-02-21)
The Pink Panther comes to the aid of a henpecked husband (the Little Man) who pulls a thorn out of his foot, and then uses him against his disapproving wife.
39 3 Psychedelic Pink Hawley Pratt March 13, 1968 (1968-03-13)
The Pink Panther visits a psychedelic bookshop where things are surreal and strange.
Note: Final title card to be animated.
40 4 Come On In! The Water's Pink Hawley Pratt April 10, 1968 (1968-04-10)
Armed with a selection of inflatable items, The Pink Panther visits Biceps Beach and steals the spotlight from a muscleman, who attempts to get revenge on him in turn.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
41 5 Put-Put Pink Gerry Chiniquy April 14, 1968 (1968-04-14)
The Pink Panther turns his hand to building a motorcycle, but mayhem ensues whenever he goes for a drive.
Note: First time the Little Man appears flesh-colored rather than white.
42 6 G.I. Pink Hawley Pratt May 1, 1968 (1968-05-01)
The Pink Panther joins the army and angers his sergeant (the Little Man) with his usual antics.
Note: Footage reused in Pink-In; released with an unknown reissue.
43 7 Lucky Pink Hawley Pratt May 7, 1968 (1968-05-07)
Ever eager to help, The Pink Panther keeps returning a "lucky" horseshoe to its owner (the Little Man), a bank robber. However, the horseshoe keeps bringing incredible bad luck to the crook by continually attracting the police.
44 8 The Pink Quarterback Hawley Pratt May 22, 1968 (1968-05-22)
After the Pink Panther flips a quarter to decide whether he should spend it on a hot dog or a hamburger, it rolls away, and he goes after it.
Note: The theme of the Pink Panther pursuing an object was also used in Pink 8-Ball and Psst Pink.
45 9 Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Pink Hawley Pratt June 30, 1968 (1968-06-30)
The Pink Panther builds a house on a hill between an observatory and the moon, which annoys an astronomer (the Little Man) working at the observatory.
46 10 Pink Valiant Hawley Pratt July 10, 1968 (1968-07-10)
The Pink Panther has to rescue a princess kidnapped by the Black Knight (the Little Man), but must first tame his uncooperative horse.
47 11 The Pink Pill Gerry Chiniquy July 31, 1968 (1968-07-31)
The Pink Panther slips on a banana peel and ends up in a hospital, where his elderly roommate laughs at all the panther's misfortunes.
48 12 Prehistoric Pink Hawley Pratt August 7, 1968 (1968-08-07)
In prehistoric times, The Pink Panther and a caveman (the Little Man) try to work out the best way to move stone blocks.
49 13 Pink in the Clink Gerry Chiniquy September 18, 1968 (1968-09-18)
The Pink Panther is forced by a burglar (the Little Man) to help him break into a manufacturing warehouse and crack a safe.
Note: Footage reused in Pink-In.
50 14 Little Beaux Pink Hawley Pratt October 2, 1968 (1968-10-02)
The Pink Panther and a sheep come to live in Cattle County, Texas, and have to endure a sheep-abusing cattleman.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
51 15 Tickled Pink Gerry Chiniquy October 6, 1968 (1968-10-06)
Longing to have a pair of roller skates, The Pink Panther's fairy godmother gives him a pair of magic ones that he cannot control.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
52 16 Pink Sphinx Hawley Pratt October 23, 1968 (1968-10-23)
The Pink Panther buys an uncooperative dog-brained camel and goes searching for a hidden Egyptian tomb.
Note: Mistitled for television as The Pink Sphinx; the Little Man does not appear.
53 17 Pink Is a Many Splintered Thing Gerry Chiniquy November 20, 1968 (1968-11-20)
The Pink Panther decides to become a lumberjack, but has to deal with an overzealous lumberjack and a swarm of bees.
Note: remade in 1978 as Pink in the Woods; first film to be rated by the MPAA.
54 18 The Pink Package Plot Art Davis December 11, 1968 (1968-12-11)
The Pink Panther is forced by a criminal to deliver a packaged explosive to the Slobvanian Embassy, but must first find a way to get past the guard dog.
Note: Footage reused in Pink-In; the Little Man does not appear.
55 19 Pinkcome Tax Arthur Davis December 20, 1968 (1968-12-20)
In medieval times, The Pink Panther tries to rescue a peasant (the Little Man) who is thrown into prison for being too poor to pay taxes.

1969[edit]

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56 1 Pink-A-Rella Hawley Pratt January 8, 1969 (1969-01-08)
The Pink Panther finds a witch's magic wand and uses it to help a girl in rags become glamorous to win a date with Pelvis Parsley.
Note: The Little Man does not appear; first appearance of a female "Pink Panther"; released with an unknown reissue.
57 2 Pink Pest Control Gerry Chiniquy February 12, 1969 (1969-02-12)
The Pink Panther has a problem with a termite who devours every wooden item in his house.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
58 3 Think Before You Pink Gerry Chiniquy March 19, 1969 (1969-03-19)
The Pink Panther has difficulty crossing a busy traffic intersection.
59 4 Slink Pink Hawley Pratt April 2, 1969 (1969-04-02)
The Pink Panther sneaks into a house on a cold night, soon to learn it belongs to a hunter (the Little Man). The hunter's dog tries to reveal the panther's presence, but is punished by his owner at every attempt due to him believing that the dog is just causing trouble for no good reason.
60 5 In the Pink of the Night Art Davis May 18, 1969 (1969-05-18)
The Pink Panther has problems waking up in the morning and buys a cuckoo clock, but the sentient cuckoo bird causes more problems.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
61 6 Pink on the Cob Hawley Pratt May 29, 1969 (1969-05-29)
The Pink Panther operates a farm and battles two crows trying to eat his entire corn field.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
62 7 Extinct Pink Hawley Pratt June 20, 1969 (1969-06-20)
In prehistoric times, the Pink Panther fights over a bone with a caveman (the Little Man) and two dinosaurs.
Note: The only cartoon scored by Doug Goodwin. This cartoon's score was later used frequently in The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads and Roland and Rattfink series.

1971[edit]

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63 1 A Fly in the Pink Hawley Pratt June 23, 1971 (1971-06-23)
A scientifically-enhanced fruit fly attacks the Pink Panther's apples, and he decides to get revenge.
Note: Second of three cartoons where the panther battles a fly; the Little Man does not appear. The news anchor's voice is provided by Joe Siracusa. There is a subtle difference in the Pink Panther's appearance due to the influence of animator Bob Richardson.
64 2 Pink Blue Plate Gerry Chiniquy July 18, 1971 (1971-07-18)
The Pink Panther gets a job working at a busy café beside a building site, and has trouble serving food to the construction workers.
65 3 Pink Tuba-Dore Art Davis August 4, 1971 (1971-08-04)
In the Alps, The Pink Panther's sleep is disturbed by a tuba player (the Little Man) and his howling dog, and he decides to stop the music himself.
66 4 Pink Pranks Gerry Chiniquy August 28, 1971 (1971-08-28)
The Pink Panther arrives at Nome instead of Rome, and meets a friendly seal, an unfriendly polar bear, and a hunter trying to catch the seal (the Little Man).
67 5 The Pink Flea Gerry Chiniquy September 15, 1971 (1971-09-15)
The Pink Panther is attacked by a flea and tries to get rid of it.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
68 6 Psst Pink Art Davis September 15, 1971 (1971-09-15)
While changing a flat tire, the Pink Panther loses his spare tire and chases after it.
69 7 Gong with the Pink Hawley Pratt October 20, 1971 (1971-10-20)
The Pink Panther takes a job in a Chinese restaurant that places orders by gong beats, but unintentionally causes mayhem to the Little Man, who works at the glass shop above the restaurant.
Note: Final Pink Panther cartoon directed by series creator Hawley Pratt.
70 8 Pink-In Art Davis October 20, 1971 (1971-10-20)
The Pink Panther reads some old letters from his army friend Loud-Mouth Louie, which reminisce of various antics that the Panther has gotten into.
Note: First clip show entry; recycles footage from G.I. Pink, Pink in the Clink, Pink Pajamas, Pickled Pink and The Pink Package Plot.
71 9 Pink 8 Ball Gerry Chiniquy December 6, 1971 (1971-12-06)
The Pink Panther loses his basketball and tries to get it back.

1974[edit]

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72 1 Pink Aye Gerry Chiniquy May 16, 1974 (1974-05-16)
The Pink Panther stows away on the S.S. Luxitania, only to be chased by the ship's waiter (the Little Man).
73 2 Trail of the Lonesome Pink Gerry Chiniquy June 27, 1974 (1974-06-27)
With the help of some snapping turtles, The Pink Panther battles fur trappers Jacques and Jules (both modeled after the Little Man) after his tail gets snagged in one of their foothold traps.

1975[edit]

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74 1 Pink DaVinci Robert McKimson June 23, 1975 (1975-06-23)
Leonardo da Vinci (the Little Man) plans to paint the Mona Lisa with a frown, but the Pink Panther insists on a smile, which he constantly paints on the Mona Lisa soon after Da Vinci paints her frown.
75 2 Pink Streaker Gerry Chiniquy June 27, 1975 (1975-06-27)
On a ski slope, the Pink Panther unintentionally bedevils the Little Man while trying to teach him how to ski.
76 3 Salmon Pink Gerry Chiniquy July 25, 1975 (1975-07-25)
The Pink Panther meets a friendly salmon at the beach and keeps him as a pet.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
77 4 Forty Pink Winks Gerry Chiniquy August 8, 1975 (1975-08-08)
Trying to find somewhere to sleep, the Pink Panther sneaks into the Ritz Plaza Hotel but has to avoid the hotel detective (the Little Man).
78 5 Pink Plasma Art Leonardi August 8, 1975 (1975-08-08)
The Pink Panther accidentally stumbles into Transylvania, and eventually encounters Dracula (the Little Man) in his haunted castle.
79 6 Pink Elephant Gerry Chiniquy October 20, 1975 (1975-10-20)
An elephant follows the Pink Panther home from the zoo, and he tries to hide the elephant from the public so he is not convicted of "elephant-napping".
80 7 Keep Our Forests Pink Gerry Chiniquy November 20, 1975 (1975-11-20)
The Pink Panther keeps a forest park clean despite the constant littering of one camper (the Little Man).
81 8 Bobolink Pink Gerry Chiniquy December 30, 1975 (1975-12-30)
Pink tries to teach a baby bird to fly.
82 9 It's Pink, But Is It Mink? Robert McKimson December 30, 1975 (1975-12-30)
Jane sends Tarzan (the Little Man) to catch the Pink Panther so she can make pink clothing from his fur.
83 10 Pink Campaign Art Leonardi December 30, 1975 (1975-12-30)
The Pink Panther steals the house of a lumberjack (the Little Man) in revenge for the lumberjack cutting down his treehouse home.
Note: Footage of the panther carting off a toilet is censored for some U.S. television broadcasts.
84 11 The Scarlet Pinkernel Gerry Chiniquy December 30, 1975 (1975-12-30)
The Pink Panther is inspired by The Scarlet Pimpernel, and decides to rescue dogs captured by the local dog catcher (the Little Man).

1976[edit]

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85 1 Mystic Pink Robert McKimson January 6, 1976 (1976-01-06)
The Pink Panther finds a magician's top hat, complete with a large rabbit who follows him around.
86 2 The Pink of Arabee Gerry Chiniquy March 13, 1976 (1976-03-13)
An Indian fakir's magic rope falls in love with the Pink Panther's tail, and the Panther tries to run away from it.
Note: The Little Man does not appear; reissued as The Pink of Bagdad in 1978.
87 3 The Pink Pro Robert McKimson April 12, 1976 (1976-04-12)
The Pink Panther teaches a reluctant Little Man various sports.
88 4 Pink Piper Cullen Houghtaling April 30, 1976 (1976-04-30)
The Pink Piper attempts to lead the mice out of town.
Note: Only Pink Panther cartoon directed by Cullen Houghtaling.
89 5 Pinky Doodle Sid Marcus May 28, 1976 (1976-05-28)
During the American Revolution, the Pink Panther is sent to notify townsfolk that the Redcoats are coming.
Note: The Little Man does not appear; reissued as Yankee Doodle Pink in 1978.
90 6 Sherlock Pink Robert McKimson June 29, 1976 (1976-06-29)
The Pink Panther becomes a sleuth as he tries to identify who stole his breakfast cake (which he ate himself in his sleep), instead finding another crook (the Little Man) and chasing him through a surreal house.
91 7 Rocky Pink Art Leonardi July 9, 1976 (1976-07-09)
The Pink Panther adopts a pet rock, which is more trouble than it is worth.
Note: Reissued as Pet Pink Pebbles in 1978.

1977[edit]

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92 1 Therapeutic Pink Gerry Chiniquy April 1, 1977 (1977-04-01)
The Pink Panther tries to get a dog removed from his tail at the hospital.
Note: Final theatrical Pink Panther entry; last entry to utilize both Walter Greene and William Lava's music scores.

1978[edit]

The following made-for-television entries were produced for The All New Pink Panther Show in 1978; they were all later released theatrically. New music cues were composed by Steve DePatie, son of series producer David H. DePatie.

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93 1 Pink Pictures Gerry Chiniquy October 21, 1978 (1978-10-21)
The Pink Panther decides to become an amateur photographer, but the local wildlife are not cooperative.
Note: The Little Man does not appear. First cartoon scored by Steve DePatie.
94 2 Pink Arcade Sid Marcus October 25, 1978 (1978-10-25)
The Pink Panther visits an amusement arcade after getting tons of quarters from a broken weight machine. However, the arcade machines cause mishaps to the panther whenever he plays them.
95 3 Pink Lemonade Gerry Chiniquy November 4, 1978 (1978-11-04)
Taking refuge from the local dog catcher in the Little Man's house, The Pink Panther pretends to be the latest stuffed animal of the daughter, who fights over it with her brother.
96 4 Pink Trumpet Art Davis November 4, 1978 (1978-11-04)
Staying in a motel, the Pink Panther decides to practice his trumpet playing, while annoying the Little Man, who is staying next door in the motel.
Note: Partial remake of Pink Tuba-Dore.
97 5 Sprinkle Me Pink Bob Richardson November 11, 1978 (1978-11-11)
Trying to have a picnic, the Pink Panther tries to escape a cloud that keeps following and raining on him.
98 6 Dietetic Pink Sid Marcus November 11, 1978 (1978-11-11)
After the Pink Panther believes he weighs 220 pounds after stepping on a scale (as there was a heavy suitcase resting on the scale at the time), he decides to go on a strict diet.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
99 7 Pink U.F.O. Dave Detiege November 17, 1978 (1978-11-17)
The Pink Panther catches a butterfly for his collection, but it turns out to be a small UFO that causes trouble around the Panther's house.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
100 8 Pink Lightning Brad Case November 17, 1978 (1978-11-17)
The Pink Panther buys Dr Jekyll's old car which he cannot control due to the doctor's Hyde formula in its gas tank.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
101 9 Cat and the Pinkstalk Dave Detiege November 18, 1978 (1978-11-18)
The Pink Panther sells his cow for some beans and grows a large beanstalk, later facing a giant in his castle above the clouds.
102 10 Pink Daddy Gerry Chiniquy November 18, 1978 (1978-11-18)
The stork gets lost in a thunderstorm and accidentally delivers a baby crocodile to the Pink Panther's home.
Note: The Little Man does not appear; partial remake of Congratulations It's Pink.
103 11 Pink S.W.A.T. Sid Marcus November 22, 1978 (1978-11-22)
The Pink Panther attempts to get rid of a fly in his home.
Note: Last of three cartoons where the panther battles a fly; the Little Man does not appear.
104 12 Pink and Shovel Gerry Chiniquy November 25, 1978 (1978-11-25)
The Pink Panther buries a $5.00 bill, and tries to get it back after a hotel is built on top of the spot he buried it.
105 13 Pinkologist Gerry Chiniquy December 2, 1978 (1978-12-02)
The Little Man visits a psychiatrist, having been driven to insanity by the Pink Panther. He recalls several times where the Panther had pestered him.
Note: Recycles clips from Rock A Bye Pinky, The Pink Blueprint and Pink Posies.
106 14 Yankee Doodle Pink Sid Marcus December 2, 1978 (1978-12-02)
During the American Revolution, the Pink Panther is sent to notify townsfolk that the Redcoats are coming.
Note: Reissue of Pinky Doodle refitted with Steve DePatie's music cues and a few new scenes; the Little Man does not appear.
107 15 Pink Press Art Davis December 9, 1978 (1978-12-09)
As a Daily Blabbermouth reporter, the Pink Panther tries to get past the security officer and guard dog at Howard Huge's mansion to secure an interview with him.
108 16 Pet Pink Pebbles Gerry Chiniquy, Art Leonardi December 9, 1978 (1978-12-09)
The Pink Panther adopts a pet rock, which is more trouble than it is worth.
Note: Reissue of Rocky Pink refitted with Steve DePatie's music cues and a few new scenes.
109 17 The Pink of Bagdad Art Davis, Gerry Chiniquy December 9, 1978 (1978-12-09)
An Indian fakir's magic rope falls in love with the Pink Panther's tail, and the Panther tries to run away from it.
Note: Reissue of The Pink of Arabee refitted with Steve DePatie's music cues and a few new scenes; the Little Man does not appear.
110 18 Pink in the Drink Sid Marcus December 10, 1978 (1978-12-10)
The Pink Panther is scammed by a South Sea cruise, which turns out to be a trap set up by a pirate (the Little Man) who forces the Panther to do his bidding, or else walk the plank.
111 19 Pink Bananas Art Davis December 12, 1978 (1978-12-12)
In the jungle, the Pink Panther encounters a music-loving gorilla who dances whenever he hears music.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
112 20 Pinktails for Two Art Davis December 12, 1978 (1978-12-12)
The Pink Panther's tail grows to enormous proportions after Speedy-Grow fertilizer drips on it.
113 21 Pink Z-Z-Z Sid Marcus December 13, 1978 (1978-12-13)
A constantly meowing alley cat keeps the Pink Panther awake.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
114 22 Star Pink Art Davis December 13, 1978 (1978-12-13)
The Pink Panther operates a gas station for space ships, and ends up battling a space villain (the Little Man).
115 23 Pink Breakfast Brad Case December 17, 1978 (1978-12-17)
The Pink Panther tries to make breakfast.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
116 24 Pink Quackers Brad Case December 20, 1978 (1978-12-20)
The Pink Panther adopts a wind-up duck as a house pet.
117 25 Toro Pink Sid Marcus December 22, 1978 (1978-12-22)
The Pink Panther once again becomes a toreador when the one at a nearby arena chickens out.
Note: Partial remake of Bully for Pink.
118 26 String Along in Pink Gerry Chiniquy December 23, 1978 (1978-12-23)
The Pink Panther follows a seemingly endless piece of string.
119 27 Pink in the Woods Brad Case December 25, 1978 (1978-12-25)
The Pink Panther becomes a lumberjack again, but is constantly chased by his serious and short-tempered boss (the Little Man).
Note: Partial remake of Pink is a Many Splintered Thing.
120 28 Pink Pull Sid Marcus December 26, 1978 (1978-12-26)
The Pink Panther uses a very large magnet to retrieve a lost coin that fell down a sewer grate.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
121 29 Spark Plug Pink Brad Case December 28, 1978 (1978-12-28)
The Pink Panther needs a new spark plug to start his lawn mower, but his replacement falls into a yard guarded by an aggressive bulldog.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
122 30 Doctor Pink Sid Marcus December 29, 1978 (1978-12-29)
As a hospital janitor, the Pink Panther takes up first aid, much to the disgust of the duty doctor (the Little Man).
123 31 Pink Suds Art Davis December 30, 1978 (1978-12-30)
The Pink Panther goes to the launderette, and causes mishaps to his fellow customer, the Little Man.
124 32 Supermarket Pink Brad Case December 31, 1978 (1978-12-31)
The Pink Panther goes to Tony's Supermarket, and is pursued by an employee (the Little Man) while he shops.
Note: Final original The Pink Panther short. Last cartoon directed by Brad Case. Last cartoon scored by Steve DePatie. Last cartoon released by United Artists.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plot summaries viewed on The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection (DVD, MGM Home Entertainment, 2004)

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