List of The Pink Panther cartoons

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Pink Piper)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is a list of the original 124 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]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
11The Pink PhinkFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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 animated short featuring the Pink Panther; won an Academy Award for Short Subjects, Cartoons
22Pink PajamasFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.

1965[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
31We Give Pink StampsFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
42Dial "P" for PinkFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
53Sink PinkFriz Freleng (uncredited)
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
64Pickled PinkFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
75PinkfingerFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
86Shocking PinkFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
97Pink IceFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
108The Pink Tail FlyFriz Freleng
Hawley Pratt (co-director)
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.
119Pink PanzerHawley PrattSeptember 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.
1210An Ounce of PinkHawley PrattOctober 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. However, the panther quickly holds animosity towards the weight machine after its predictions end up causing him misfortune.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
1311Reel PinkHawley PrattNovember 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: Not to be confused with the Pink Panther and Pals episode that takes place in a theater. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show; the Little Man does not appear. First title card to be animated.
1412Bully for PinkHawley PrattDecember 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]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
151Pink PunchHawley PrattFebruary 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.
162Pink PistonsHawley PrattMarch 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 in the TV version as Pink Piston. The Little Man does not appear.
173Vitamin PinkHawley PrattApril 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.
184The Pink BlueprintHawley PrattMay 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: First Pink Panther Cartoon to be shown on Television. 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
195Pink, Plunk, PlinkHawley Pratt
Friz Freleng (live-action director - uncredited)
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.
206Smile Pretty, Say PinkHawley PrattMay 29, 1966 (1966-05-29)
The Pink Panther sabotages the efforts of a photographer (The Little Man) in Pinkstone National Park after the photographer angrily refuses to donate a dollar to the park.
Note: Last cartoon scored by William Lava.
217Pink-A-BooHawley PrattJune 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.
228Genie with the Light Pink FurHawley PrattSeptember 14, 1966 (1966-09-14)
The Pink Panther finds a talking magic lamp (Voiced by Ralph James) and uses it to become a genie. However, he cannot get anyone to rub the lamp.
239Super PinkHawley PrattOctober 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.
2410Rock A Bye PinkyHawley PrattDecember 23, 1966 (1966-12-23)
The Little Man stays in the woods with his dog, and keeps the Pink Panther awake with his snoring. Sick and tired of the noise, 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]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
251PinknicHawley PrattJanuary 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.
262Pink PanicHawley PrattJanuary 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.
273Pink PosiesHawley PrattApril 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.
284Pink of the LitterHawley PrattMay 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.
295In the PinkHawley PrattMay 18, 1967 (1967-05-18)
The Pink Panther joins a gym, but does not have much luck getting into shape.
306Jet PinkGerry ChiniquyJune 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.
317Pink ParadiseGerry ChiniquyJune 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.
328Pinto PinkHawley PrattJuly 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.
339Congratulations It's PinkHawley PrattOctober 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 and William Lava's music scores.
3410Prefabricated PinkHawley PrattNovember 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.
3511The Hand Is Pinker Than the EyeHawley PrattDecember 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.
3612Pink OutsGerry ChiniquyDecember 27, 1967 (1967-12-27)
A series of 12 miniature-cartoons that end when each one "pinks out."
Notes: 12 miniature-cartoons were solely animated by one each animator, and eleven of the twelve sequences were reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show.

1968[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
371Sky Blue PinkHawley PrattJanuary 3, 1968 (1968-01-03)
The Pink Panther decides to try kite-flying, and annoys a local homeowner (the Little Man) in the process.
382Pinkadilly CircusHawley PrattFebruary 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. The husband then uses the panther against his disapproving wife.
393Psychedelic PinkHawley PrattMarch 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.
404Come On In! The Water's PinkHawley PrattApril 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.
415Put-Put PinkGerry ChiniquyApril 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.
426G.I. PinkHawley PrattMay 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.
437Lucky PinkHawley PrattMay 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.
448The Pink QuarterbackHawley PrattMay 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.
459Twinkle, Twinkle, Little PinkHawley PrattJune 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.
4610Pink ValiantHawley PrattJuly 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.
4711The Pink PillGerry ChiniquyJuly 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.
4812Prehistoric PinkHawley PrattAugust 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.
4913Pink in the ClinkGerry ChiniquySeptember 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.
5014Little Beaux PinkHawley PrattOctober 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.
5115Tickled PinkGerry ChiniquyOctober 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.
5216Pink SphinxHawley PrattOctober 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.
5317Pink Is a Many Splintered ThingGerry ChiniquyNovember 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.
5418The Pink Package PlotArt DavisDecember 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.
5519Pinkcome TaxArthur DavisDecember 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]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
561Pink-A-RellaHawley PrattJanuary 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: Released with an unknown reissue.
572Pink Pest ControlGerry ChiniquyFebruary 12, 1969 (1969-02-12)
Pink Panther has trouble with a persistent termite who devours every wooden item in his house.
Note: This short utilizes music cues from "Pinknic" and "Rock-A-Bye-Pinky".
583Think Before You PinkGerry ChiniquyMarch 19, 1969 (1969-03-19)
A pedestrian Pink Panther is having difficulty crossing a busy traffic intersection. This leads to him making various attempts to cross the intersection with hilarious results.
594Slink PinkHawley PrattApril 2, 1969 (1969-04-02)
The Pink Panther sneaks into a house on a snowy night, only to find out it belongs to a hunter. 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.
605In the Pink of the NightArt DavisMay 18, 1969 (1969-05-18)
The Pink Panther buys a cuckoo clock so he can wake up early in the morning. However, as the panther is unwilling to wake up, the sentient cuckoo bird uses various methods to try and wake him up.
616Pink on the CobHawley PrattMay 29, 1969 (1969-05-29)
The Pink Panther battles two crows who are trying to steal all the corn from his farm.
627Extinct PinkHawley PrattJune 20, 1969 (1969-06-20)
The Pink Panther fights over a bone with a caveman version of The Little Man, a big blue dinosaur, and a small green lizard until it is eaten by a crocodile.
Note: Final Pink Panther cartoon before The Pink Panther Show premiered. This is the only cartoon scored by Doug Goodwin, and the score utilized was later used frequently in The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads, and The Roland and Rattfink series.

1971[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
631A Fly in the PinkHawley PrattJune 23, 1971 (1971-06-23)
A scientifically-enhanced fruit fly attacks the Pink Panther's apples, so he decides to get rid of it.
Note: 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.
642Pink Blue PlateGerry ChiniquyJuly 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 a grumpy construction worker.
653Pink Tuba-DoreArt DavisAugust 4, 1971 (1971-08-04)
In the Alps, the Pink Panther's sleep is disturbed by a tuba player and his howling dog so he decides to stop the noise himself.
664Pink PranksGerry ChiniquyAugust 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 for its fur.
675The Pink FleaGerry ChiniquySeptember 15, 1971 (1971-09-15)
The Pink Panther is pestered by a flea and tries to get rid of it.
686Psst PinkArt DavisSeptember 15, 1971 (1971-09-15)
While changing his car's tire, the Pink Panther loses his spare tire and chases after it.
697Gong with the PinkHawley PrattOctober 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 Litlr Man, who works at the glass shop above the restaurant.
Note: Final Pink Panther cartoon directed by series creator Hawley Pratt.
708Pink-InArt DavisOctober 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.
719Pink 8 BallGerry ChiniquyDecember 6, 1971 (1971-12-06)
The Pink Panther loses his basketball and tries to get it back.

1974[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
721Pink AyeGerry ChiniquyMay 16, 1974 (1974-05-16)
The Pink Panther sneaks into the S.S. Luxitania, only to be chased around by the ship's waiter.
732Trail of the Lonesome PinkGerry ChiniquyJune 27, 1974 (1974-06-27)
With the help of some snapping turtles, The Pink Panther plays tricks on fur trappers Jacques and Jules after his tail gets snagged in one of their foothold traps.

1975[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
741Pink DaVinciRobert McKimsonJune 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.
752Pink StreakerGerry ChiniquyJune 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.
763Salmon PinkGerry ChiniquyJuly 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.
774Forty Pink WinksGerry ChiniquyAugust 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).
785Pink PlasmaArt LeonardiAugust 8, 1975 (1975-08-08)
The Pink Panther accidentally stumbles into Transylvania, and eventually encounters Dracula (the Little Man) in his haunted castle.
796Pink ElephantGerry ChiniquyOctober 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".
807Keep Our Forests PinkGerry ChiniquyNovember 20, 1975 (1975-11-20)
The Pink Panther keeps a forest park clean despite the constant littering of one camper (the Little Man).
818Bobolink PinkGerry ChiniquyDecember 30, 1975 (1975-12-30)
The Pink Panther tries to teach a baby bird to fly.
829It's Pink, But Is It Mink?Robert McKimsonDecember 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.
8310Pink CampaignArt LeonardiDecember 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.
8411The Scarlet PinkernelGerry ChiniquyDecember 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]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
851Mystic PinkRobert McKimsonJanuary 6, 1976 (1976-01-06)
The Pink Panther finds a magician's top hat, complete with a large rabbit who follows him around.
862The Pink of ArabeeGerry ChiniquyMarch 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: Reissued as The Pink of Bagdad in 1978.
873The Pink ProRobert McKimsonApril 12, 1976 (1976-04-12)
The Pink Panther teaches a reluctant Little Man various sports. Such as archery, skiing, sky diving, water skiing, and golf.
884Pink PiperCullen HoughtalingApril 30, 1976 (1976-04-30)
The Pink Piper attempts to lead the mice out of town.
Note: The only Pink Panther cartoon directed by Cullen Houghtaling. Doug Goodwin provided the musical sound effects, as well as the Pink Piper's magical pipe. Music from Pickled Pink, Dial "P" for Pink, "Super Pink", and "Pink-A-Boo" is also utilized.
895Pinky DoodleSid MarcusMay 28, 1976 (1976-05-28)
During the American Revolution, the Pink Panther is sent to notify townsfolk that the Redcoats are coming.
Note: Reissued as Yankee Doodle Pink in 1978.
906Sherlock PinkRobert McKimsonJune 29, 1976 (1976-06-29)
The Pink Panther becomes a detective as he tries to identify who stole his breakfast cake that he ate in his sleep, instead finding a crook and chasing him through a surreal house.
917Rocky PinkArt LeonardiJuly 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]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
921Therapeutic PinkGerry ChiniquyApril 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.

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Original air date
931Pink PicturesGerry ChiniquyOctober 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.
942Pink ArcadeSid MarcusOctober 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.
953Pink LemonadeGerry ChiniquyNovember 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.
964Pink TrumpetArt DavisNovember 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.
975Sprinkle Me PinkBob RichardsonNovember 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.
986Dietetic PinkSid MarcusNovember 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.
997Pink U.F.O.Dave DetiegeNovember 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.
1008Pink LightningBrad CaseNovember 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.
1019Cat and the PinkstalkDave DetiegeNovember 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.
10210Pink DaddyGerry ChiniquyNovember 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: Partial remake of Congratulations It's Pink.
10311Pink S.W.A.T.Sid MarcusNovember 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.
10412Pink and ShovelGerry ChiniquyNovember 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.
10513PinkologistGerry ChiniquyDecember 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.
10614Yankee Doodle PinkSid MarcusDecember 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.
10715Pink PressArt DavisDecember 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.
10816Pet Pink PebblesGerry Chiniquy, Art LeonardiDecember 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.
10917The Pink of BagdadArt Davis, Gerry ChiniquyDecember 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.
11018Pink in the DrinkSid MarcusDecember 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.
11119Pink BananasArt DavisDecember 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.
11220Pinktails for TwoArt DavisDecember 12, 1978 (1978-12-12)
The Pink Panther's tail grows to enormous proportions after Speedy-Grow fertilizer drips on it.
11321Pink Z-Z-ZSid MarcusDecember 13, 1978 (1978-12-13)
A constantly meowing alley cat keeps the Pink Panther awake.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
11422Star PinkArt DavisDecember 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).
11523Pink BreakfastBrad CaseDecember 17, 1978 (1978-12-17)
The Pink Panther tries to make breakfast.
Note: The Little Man does not appear.
11624Pink QuackersBrad CaseDecember 20, 1978 (1978-12-20)
The Pink Panther adopts a wind-up duck as a house pet.
11725Toro PinkSid MarcusDecember 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.
11826String Along in PinkGerry ChiniquyDecember 23, 1978 (1978-12-23)
The Pink Panther follows a seemingly endless piece of string.
11927Pink in the WoodsBrad CaseDecember 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.
12028Pink PullSid MarcusDecember 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.
12129Spark Plug PinkBrad CaseDecember 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.
12230Doctor PinkSid MarcusDecember 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).
12331Pink SudsArt DavisDecember 30, 1978 (1978-12-30)
The Pink Panther goes to the launderette, and causes mishaps to his fellow customer, the Little Man.
12432Supermarket PinkBrad CaseDecember 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)

External links[edit]