Pink Panther Movies: Facts And Trivia About Inspector Clouseau

By Jacob Shelton
Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) hides in a trash can in 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again.' Source: Gerry Images / Bettmann / Contributor

Cool and off kilter, the Pink Panther films, starring Peter Sellers, are the perfect films to take the bite out of the spy craze of the 1960s. The films are full of pratfalls and slapstick comedy, but they also manage to be incredibly sexy thanks to some crackerjack casting. Pink Panther movies depend on the comedic chops of Sellers, the English actor who took the business of being funny very seriously. Soundtracked by Henry Mancini, Inspector Jacques Clouseau bumped and bumbled his way through a series of films, with each one growing more outrageous than the last.