Trivia: Inspector Clouseau was originally written as a supporting character to Sir Charles Lytton. However, Clouseau became so popular, he became the focal point for all of the subsequent "Panther" films.
Trivia: Peter Ustinov was originally offered the role of Inspector Clouseau, but left over a salary dispute.
Trivia: During the bath-tub scene, Robert Wagner was engulfed in an industrial strength foaming agent and was blind for four weeks. At one point, the producers considered replacing Wagner, but director Blake Edwards stuck by him and he managed to complete the picture.
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