List of The Pink Panther cartoons

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This article is about the original DePatie-Freleng animated shorts. For the 1990s cartoon series, see The Pink Panther (1993 TV series).

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

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

1964[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
The Pink Phink December 18, 1964 Friz Freleng 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. First appearance of the Pink Panther; Won an Academy Award for Short Subjects, Cartoons.
Pink Pajamas December 25, 1964 Friz Freleng The Pink Panther sneaks into a house to stay the night and has to hide from its drunk owner. Footage reused in Pink-In; The Little Man does not appear.

1965[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
We Give Pink Stamps February 12, 1965 Friz Freleng 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. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequence on The Pink Panther Show.
Dial "P" for Pink March 17, 1965 Friz Freleng A burglar tries numerous times to crack a safe, in which the Pink Panther is hiding. Features the theme song from the Blake Edwards film A Shot in the Dark; this theme would be featured prominently in the The Inspector cartoon series; The Little Man does not appear.
Sink Pink April 12, 1965 Friz Freleng 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. 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.
Pickled Pink May 12, 1965 Friz Freleng 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. Footage reused in Pink-In; the Little Man does not appear.
Pinkfinger May 13, 1965 Friz Freleng The Pink Panther decides to become a secret agent with the help of an offscreen narrator (voiced by Paul Frees). The Little Man does not appear.
Shocking Pink May 13, 1965 Friz Freleng 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. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Ice June 10, 1965 Friz Freleng The Pink Panther attempts to recover stolen diamonds in South Africa from Deveraux and Hoskins, two thieving English diamond hunters. The second of two cartoons where the Pink Panther has dialogue; all voices provided by Rich Little; The Little Man does not appear.
The Pink Tail Fly August 25, 1965 Friz Freleng After watching late-night TV, the Pink Panther has a late night battle with a mosquito who constantly interrupts his sleep. Last Pink Panther cartoon directed by Friz Freleng; remade as A Fly in the Pink and Pink S.W.A.T.; the Little Man does not appear.
Pink Panzer September 15, 1965 Hawley Pratt An offscreen narrator (Paul Frees) pits the Pink Panther and his neighbor Harry (also voiced by Frees) against each other over unreturned garden tools. The Little Man does not appear.
An Ounce of Pink October 20, 1965 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther encounters and purchases a talking weight machine (voiced by Larry Storch) who claims to be able to predict the future.. The Little Man does not appear.
Reel Pink November 16, 1965 Hawley Pratt 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. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show; The Little Man does not appear. First title card to be animated.
Bully for Pink December 14, 1965 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther becomes a Toreador, stealing a magic cloak from Marvelo the magician, which results in an illusion-filled bullfight. A different rendition of "The Pink Panther Theme" is featured during the opening and closing theatrical credits; remade as Toro Pink; The Little Man does not appear.

1966[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pink Punch February 21, 1966 Hawley Pratt 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. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Pistons March 16, 1966 Hawley Pratt 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. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequence on The Pink Panther Show; mistitled for television as Pink Piston; The Little Man does not appear.
Vitamin Pink April 6, 1966 Hawley Pratt Based on the traditions of tonic-sellers in the old U.S. 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. The Little Man does not appear.
The Pink Blueprint May 25, 1966 Hawley Pratt 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. Nominated for Academy Award for Short Subjects, Cartoons; footage reused in Pinkologist; a different rendition of "The Pink Panther Theme" is featured during the opening and closing theatrical credits.
Pink, Plunk, Plink May 25, 1966 Hawley Pratt 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). Henry Mancini makes a brief cameo; first cartoon scored by Walter Greene.
Smile Pretty, Say Pink May 29, 1966 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther bedevils a cheapskate photographer (The Little Man) in Pinkstone National Park after he refuses to donate a dollar to the park. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show; last cartoon scored by William Lava.
Pink-A-Boo June 26, 1966 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther battles with a hungry mouse raiding his refrigerator, who throws a late-night party with a crowd of other mice.
Genie with the Light Pink Fur September 14, 1966 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther finds a talking magic lamp and uses it to become a genie. However, he cannot get anyone to rub the lamp.
Super Pink October 12, 1966 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther decides to be a superhero and tries unsuccessfully to help an elderly woman. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show; The Little Man does not appear.
Rock A Bye Pinky December 23, 1966 Hawley Pratt 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. Footage reused in Pinkologist; the score for this cartoon would be the standard for Pink Panther cartoons between 1967 and 1974.

1967[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pinknic January 6, 1967 Hawley Pratt 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.
Pink Panic January 11, 1967 Hawley Pratt 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. Final cartoon to introduce new music score by Walter Greene. Scores from this and the previous five entries would be recycled until 1977.
Pink Posies April 26, 1967 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther replaces all the yellow posies in a garden with pink ones, annoying a gardener (The Little Man) in the process. Footage reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show and in Pinkologist.
Pink of the Litter May 17, 1967 Hawley Pratt 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.
In the Pink May 18, 1967 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther joins a gym, but does not have luck getting into shape.
Jet Pink June 13, 1967 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther flies an experimental fighter jet, but has trouble controlling it. The foreground (character) layer at the end of the piece was reused in Prefabricated Pink; The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Paradise June 24, 1967 Gerry Chiniquy 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.
Pinto Pink July 19, 1967 Hawley Pratt 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. The Little Man does not appear; the Pink Panther also tries unsuccessfully to saddle a horse in Pink Valiant.
Congratulations It's Pink October 27, 1967 Hawley Pratt 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. First cartoon to simultaneously utilize both Walter Greene's and William Lava's music scores.
Prefabricated Pink November 22, 1967 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther decides to get a job at a construction site, but wreaks havoc across the site instead. The foreground (character) layer at the end was recycled from Jet Pink.
The Hand Is Pinker Than the Eye December 20, 1967 Hawley Pratt 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.
Pink Outs December 27, 1967 Gerry Chiniquy A series of 12 miniature-cartoons that end when each one "pinks out." 11 of the 12 sequences were reused for connecting bumper sequences on The Pink Panther Show.

1968[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Sky Blue Pink January 3, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther decides to try kite-flying, and annoys a local homeowner (The Little Man) in the process.
Pinkadilly Circus February 21, 1968 Hawley Pratt 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 wife.
Psychedelic Pink March 13, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther visits a psychedelic bookshop where things are surreal and strange. Final title card to be animated.
Come On In! The Water's Pink April 10, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther visits Biceps Beach, and steals the spotlight from a muscleman, who attempts to get revenge on him in turn. The Little Man does not appear.
Put-Put, Pink April 14, 1968 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther turns his hand to building a motorcycle, but mayhem ensues whenever he goes for a drive. First time the Little Man appears flesh-colored rather than white.
G.I. Pink May 1, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther joins the army and angers his sergeant (The Little Man) with his usual antics. Footage reused in Pink-In; released with an unknown reissue.
Lucky Pink May 7, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther keeps returning a lucky horseshoe to its bank robber owner (The Little Man), which in turn causes incredible bad luck for the crook by continually attracting the police.
The Pink Quarterback May 22, 1968 Hawley Pratt 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. The story theme of the Pink Panther pursuing an object was also used in Pink 8-Ball and Psst Pink
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Pink June 30, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther builds a house between an observatory and the moon, which annoys an astronomer (The Little Man) working at the observatory.
Pink Valiant July 10, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther has to rescue a princess kidnapped by the Black Knight (The Little Man), but must first tame his uncooperative horse.
The Pink Pill July 31, 1968 Gerry Chiniquy 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.
Prehistoric Pink August 7, 1968 Hawley Pratt In prehistoric times, The Pink Panther and a caveman (The Little Man) try to work out the best way to move stone blocks.
Pink in the Clink September 18, 1968 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther is forced by a burglar (The Little Man) to help him break into a manufacturing warehouse and crack a safe. Footage reused in Pink-In.
Little Beaux Pink October 2, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther and a sheep come to live in Cattle County, Texas, and have to endure a sheep-abusing cattleman. The Little Man does not appear.
Tickled Pink October 6, 1968 Gerry Chiniquy 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. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Sphinx October 23, 1968 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther buys a camel and goes searching for a hidden Egyptian tomb. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Is a Many Splintered Thing November 20, 1968 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther decides to become a lumberjack, but has to deal with an overzealous lumberjack and a swarm of bees. First film to be rated by the MPAA
The Pink Package Plot December 11, 1968 Art Davis The Pink Panther is forced by a criminal to deliver a packaged explosive to the Slobvanian Embassy, but must first get past the guard dog. Footage reused in Pink-In; The Little Man does not appear
Pinkcome Tax December 20, 1968 Art Davis In medieval times, The Pink Panther tries to rescue a peasant (The Little Man) who is imprisoned for being too poor to pay taxes.

1969[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pink-A-Rella January 8, 1969 Hawley Pratt 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. The Little Man does not appear; First appearance of a female "Pink Panther"; released with an unknown reissue.
Pink Pest Control February 12, 1969 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther has a problem with a termite who devours every wooden item in his house. The Little Man does not appear.
Think Before You Pink March 19, 1969 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther has difficulty crossing a busy traffic intersection.
Slink Pink April 2, 1969 Hawley Pratt 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 soon learns of the panther's presence, and unsuccessfully tries to prove this to his owner.
In the Pink of the Night May 18, 1969 Art Davis The Pink Panther has problems waking up in the morning and buys a cuckoo clock, but it causes more problems. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink on the Cob May 29, 1969 Hawley Pratt The Pink Panther operates a farm and battles two crows trying to eat his entire corn field. The Little Man does not appear.
Extinct Pink June 20, 1969 Hawley Pratt In prehistoric times, the Pink Panther fights over a bone with a caveman (The Little Man) and two dinosaurs. Music score by Doug Goodwin was later used in The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads and Roland and Rattfink series'.

1971[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
A Fly in the Pink June 23, 1971 Hawley Pratt A scientifically-enhanced fruit fly attacks the Pink Panther's apples, and he decides to get revenge. 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. A subtle difference in the Pink Panther's appearance due to the influence of animator Bob Richardson.
Pink Blue Plate July 18, 1971 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther gets a job working at a busy café beside a building site, and has trouble serving food to the construction workers.
Pink Tuba-Dore August 4, 1971 Art Davis 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.
Pink Pranks August 28, 1971 Gerry Chiniquy 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).
The Pink Flea September 15, 1971 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther is attacked by a flea and tries to get rid of it. The Little Man does not appear.
Psst Pink September 15, 1971 Art Davis While changing a flat tire, the Pink Panther loses his spare tire and chases after it.
Gong with the Pink October 20, 1971 Hawley Pratt 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. Final Pink Panther cartoon directed by series creator Hawley Pratt.
Pink-In October 20, 1971 Art Davis The Pink Panther reads some old letters from his army friend Loud-Mouth Louie. First clip show Pink Panther entry; recycles footage from G.I. Pink, Pink in the Clink, Pink Pajamas, Pickled Pink and The Pink Package Plot.

1972[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pink 8 Ball February 6, 1972 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther loses his basketball and tries to get it back.

1974[edit]

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

1975[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pink DaVinci June 23, 1975 Robert McKimson 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.
Pink Streaker June 27, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy On a ski slope, The Pink Panther unintentionally bedevils the Little Man while trying to teach him how to ski.
Salmon Pink July 25, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther meets a friendly salmon]at the beach and keeps him as a pet. The Little Man does not appear.
Forty Pink Winks August 8, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy 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).
Pink Plasma August 8, 1975 Art Leonardi The Pink Panther accidentally stumbles into Transylvania, and eventually encounters Dracula (The Little Man) in his haunted castle.
Pink Elephant October 20, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy An elephant follows the Pink Panther home from the zoo.
Keep Our Forests Pink November 20, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther keeps a forest park clean despite the constant littering of one camper (The Little Man).
Bobolink Pink December 30, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther tries to teach a baby bird to fly south for the winter. The Little Man does not appear.
It's Pink, But Is It Mink? December 30, 1975 Robert McKimson Jane sends Tarzan (The Little Man) to catch the Pink Panther so she can make pink clothing from his fur.
Pink Campaign December 30, 1975 Art Leonardi The Pink Panther steals the house of a lumberjack (The Little Man) in revenge for the lumberjack cutting down his treehouse home. Footage of the panther carting off a toilet is censored for some U.S. television broadcasts.
The Scarlet Pinkernel December 30, 1975 Gerry Chiniquy 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]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Mystic Pink January 6, 1976 Robert McKimson The Pink Panther finds a magician's top hat, complete with a large rabbit who follows him around.
The Pink of Arabee March 13, 1976 Gerry Chiniquy An Indian fakir's magic rope falls in love with the Pink Panther's tail, and the Panther tries to run away from it. The Little Man does not appear; reissued as The Pink of Bagdad in 1978.
The Pink Pro April 12, 1976 Robert McKimson The Pink Panther teaches a reluctant Little Man various sports.
Pink Piper April 30, 1976 Cullen Houghtaling The Pink Piper attempts to lead the mice out of town. Only Pink Panther cartoon directed by Cullen Houghtaling.
Pinky Doodle May 28, 1976 Sid Marcus During the American Revolution, the Pink Panther is sent to notify townsfolk that the Redcoats are coming. The Little Man does not appear; Reissued as Yankee Doodle Pink in 1978.
Sherlock Pink June 29, 1976 Robert McKimson 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.
Rocky Pink July 9, 1976 Art Leonardi The Pink Panther adopts a pet rock, who is more trouble than he is worth. Reissued as Pet Pink Pebbles in 1978.

1977[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Therapeutic Pink April 1, 1977 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther tries to get a dog removed from his tail at the hospital. 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 later released theatrically. New music cues were composed by Steve DePatie, son of series producer David H. DePatie.

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pink Pictures October 21, 1978 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther decides to become an amateur photographer, but the local wildlife are not cooperative. The Little Man does not appear. First cartoon scored by Steve DePatie.
Pink Arcade October 25, 1978 Sid Marcus 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.
Pink Lemonade November 4, 1978 Gerry Chiniquy 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.
Pink Trumpet November 4, 1978 Art Davis 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. Partial remake of Pink Tuba-Dore.
Sprinkle Me Pink November 11, 1978 Bob Richardson Trying to have a picnic, the Pink Panther tries to escape a cloud that keeps following and raining on him.
Dietetic Pink November 11, 1978 Sid Marcus The Pink Panther decides to lose weight after believing he is 220 pounds. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink U.F.O. November 17, 1978 Dave Detiege 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. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Lightning November 17, 1978 Brad Case The Pink Panther buys Dr Jekyll's old car which he cannot control due to the doctor's formula in its gas tank. The Little Man does not appear.
Cat and the Pinkstalk November 18, 1978 Dave Detiege The Pink Panther sells his cow for some beans and grows a large beanstalk, later facing a giant.
Pink Daddy November 18, 1978 Gerry Chiniquy The stork gets lost in a thunderstorm and delivers a baby alligator to the Pink Panther's home. The Little Man does not appear; partial remake of Congratulations It's Pink.
Pink S.W.A.T. November 22, 1978 Sid Marcus The Pink Panther attempts to get rid of a fly in his home. Last of three cartoons where the panther battles a fly; The Little Man does not appear.
Pink and Shovel November 25, 1978 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther buries a $5 bill, and tries to get it back after a hotel is built on top of the spot he buried it.
Pinkologist December 2, 1978 Gerry Chiniquy The Little Man visits a psychiatrist, having been driven to insanity by the Pink Panther. Recycles clips from Rock A Bye Pinky, The Pink Blueprint and Pink Posies.
Yankee Doodle Pink December 2, 1978 Sid Marcus During the American Revolution, the Pink Panther is sent to notify townsfolk that the Redcoats are coming. Reissue of Pinky Doodle refitted with Steve DePatie's music cues; the Little Man does not appear.
Pink Press December 9, 1978 Art Davis As a Dailey 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.
Pet Pink Pebbles December 9, 1978 Gerry Chiniquy, Art Leonardi (uncredited) The Pink Panther adopts a pet rock, who is more trouble than he is worth. Reissue of Rocky Pink refitted with Steve DePatie's music cues.
The Pink of Bagdad December 9, 1978 Art Davis, Gerry Chiniquy (uncredited) An Indian fakir's magic rope falls in love with the Pink Panther's tail, and the Panther tries to run away from it. Reissue of The Pink of Arabee refitted with Steve DePatie's music cues the Little Man does not appear.
Pink in the Drink December 20, 1978 Sid Marcus The Pink Panther is scammed by a South Sea cruise, which turns out to be a pirate's trap.
Pink Bananas December 22, 1978 Art Davis The Pink Panther encounters a music-loving gorilla who dances whenever he hears music. The Little Man does not appear.
Pinktails for Two December 22, 1978 Art Davis The Pink Panther's tail grows to enormous proportions after Speedy-Grow fertilizer drips on it.
Pink Z-Z-Z December 23, 1978 Sid Marcus A constantly meowing alley cat keeps the Pink Panther awake. The Little Man does not appear.
Star Pink December 23, 1978 Art Davis The Pink Panther operates a gas station for space ships, and ends up battling a space villain (The Little Man).

1979[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Pink Breakfast February 1, 1979 Brad Case The Pink Panther tries to make breakfast. The Little Man does not appear.
Pink Quackers April 3, 1979 Brad Case The Pink Panther adopts a wind-up duck as a house pet.
Toro Pink April 5, 1979 Sid Marcus The Pink Panther once again becomes a toreador once the one at a nearby arena chickens out. Partial remake of Bully for Pink.
String Along in Pink April 12, 1979 Gerry Chiniquy The Pink Panther follows an endless piece of string.
Pink in the Woods April 27, 1979 Brad Case The Pink Panther becomes a lumberjack again, but is constantly chased by his serious and short-tempered boss (The Little Man). Partial remake of Pink is a Many Splintered Thing.
Pink Pull June 15, 1979 Sid Marcus The Pink Panther uses a large large magnet to retrieve a lost coin that fell down a sewer grate. The Little Man does not appear.
Spark Plug Pink June 28, 1979 Brad Case The Pink Panther needs a new spark plug to start his lawn mower, but his replacement falls into a yard guarded by a bulldog The Little Man does not appear.
Doctor Pink November 16, 1979 Sid Marcus As a hospital janitor, the Pink Panther takes up first aid, much to the disgust of the duty doctor (The Little Man).
Pink Suds December 19, 1979 Art Davis The Pink Panther goes to the launderette, and causes mishaps to his fellow customer, the Little Man.

1980[edit]

Title Date Director Synopsis Notes
Supermarket Pink February 1, 1980 Brad Case The Pink Panther goes to Tony's Supermarket, and is pursued by an employee (the Little Man) while he shops. 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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