The Return of the Pink Panther

Audio problem: When Cato attacks Clouseau in the Japanese Restaurant and has him in a hold, Clouseau says "No, you idiot", but his lips don't move.

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Suggested correction: He is speaking through clenched teeth.

Revealing mistake: The newspaper says that the Pink Panther was stolen on 24th January. The scenes of Gstaad, in the Swiss alps, were obviously not filmed in January. The temperature in Gstaad gets up to about 5°C/41°F in January yet people are shown wearing light clothing with bare arms. (00:53:05)


Continuity mistake: In the museum, Clouseau is holding the glove in his left hand and the pincers in his left. He manages to attack himself with the pincers and then the items are suddenly in opposite hands. (00:34:00)


Continuity mistake: While Clouseau is talking to the accordian player, the awning over the door of the shop across the street is sometimes up, sometimes down and sometimes partially up. (00:18:00)


Revealing mistake: When Clouseau's neighbour slams her door, the number 6 partially falls down revealing another number (an 8?) (00:22:50)


Continuity mistake: Towards the end when Clouseau gets into bed with the girl you can see that he is wearing briefs. When he falls into the lake he is wearing boxer shorts.

Revealing mistake: When the bomb explodes in Clouseau's apartment, the wires that lift the old woman's chair are visible.

Revealing mistake: At the end of the film, Clouseau attempts to attack Kato with a kung-fu kick but misses him and crashes into a kitchen. When Clouseau crashes into the kitchen, you can see that it is not Peter Sellers but his stunt double.

Continuity mistake: When Clouseau is repairing Sir Charles's doorbell, he takes out several tools including a hammer. He tries several times to stop the ringing with the hammer, then sets it down. The shot changes to show the butler in the doorway, and when it returns to Clouseau, he is suddenly holding the hammer again.

Revealing mistake: When Clouseau hits the wall after Cato headbutts him in the chest during their fight at Clouseau's apartment, the wall flexes slightly.

Continuity mistake: When Clouseau has the vacuum cleaner pipe stuck on the masseuse, you can see that the bellboy is in front of the changing screen but in the next shot he is nowhere to be seen.

Continuity mistake: When Clouseau is speaking to the blind beggar outside the bank, the beggar's fingers on the accordion change positions between shots.

Revealing mistake: When Clouseau receives the bomb, he tries to get rid of it and we cut to the old woman next door. Her chair lifts into the air before the bomb goes off and breaks down the wall.

Continuity mistake: When Clouseau poses as a telephone repair man and gets stuck under Sir Charles Litton's desk, there are items on the desktop. But when Clouseau turns the desk upside down, the items that were on the desktop are now on the floor and the desktop is completely clear.

Continuity mistake: When Clouseau poses as a German cleaner he sees a blue lamp and there is a light bulb in front of it, but in the next scene, the bulb has suddenly moved to the side of the lamp.

Blind beggar: I am a musician and the monkey is a businessman. He doesn't tell me what to play, and I don't tell him what to do with his money.

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