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* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Creator/HerbertLom -- with the much more impressive blast seen in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.

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* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Creator/HerbertLom -- with the much more impressive blast seen explosion that destroys Professor Balls' shop in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.

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* {{Fainting}}: Dreyfus, after Clouseau reveals that he's alive after all.


* ActorAllusion: When Clouseau first goes into the 'Balls' costume shop and put on his midget costume he states, [[Film/DrStrangelove "I can walk"]].

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* ActorAllusion: When Clouseau first goes into the 'Balls' Prof. Balls's costume shop and put puts on his midget costume he states, [[Film/DrStrangelove "I can walk"]].walk"]].
* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Dreyfus is unsurprisingly overjoyed to learn of Clouseau's "death".


Clouseau is now so famous that the head of the French mob, to prove his mettle to the American Mafia, puts out a hit on him... or rather three of them, as Clouseau's luck saves him from death each time. The thing is, the third time ''appears'' to have been the charm to everyone else, leaving Clouseau to go undercover with Cato to figure out who wanted him dead. Oh, and Dreyfus (Creator/HerbertLom) is "cured" by the news of Clouseau's death, and set free again.

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Clouseau is now so famous that the head of the French mob, to prove his mettle to the American Mafia, puts out a hit on him... or rather three of them, as Clouseau's luck saves him from death each time. The thing is, the third time ''appears'' to have been the charm to everyone else, leaving Clouseau to go undercover with Cato (Burt Kwouk) to figure out who wanted him dead. Oh, and Dreyfus (Creator/HerbertLom) is "cured" by the news of Clouseau's death, and set free again.


''Revenge of the Pink Panther'' (1978) is the sixth film in ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' franchise.

Clouseau is now so famous that the head of the French mob, to prove his mettle to the American Mafia, puts out a hit on him - three actually, as Clouseau's luck saves him from death each time. The thing is, the third time ''appears'' to have been the charm to everyone else, leaving Clouseau to go undercover with Cato to figure out who wanted him dead. Oh, and Dreyfus is "cured" by the news of Clouseau's death, and set free again.

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''Revenge of the Pink Panther'' (1978) is the sixth film in ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' franchise.

franchise, once again directed by Creator/BlakeEdwards and starring Creator/PeterSellers as Inspector Clouseau.

Clouseau is now so famous that the head of the French mob, to prove his mettle to the American Mafia, puts out a hit on him - him... or rather three actually, of them, as Clouseau's luck saves him from death each time. The thing is, the third time ''appears'' to have been the charm to everyone else, leaving Clouseau to go undercover with Cato to figure out who wanted him dead. Oh, and Dreyfus (Creator/HerbertLom) is "cured" by the news of Clouseau's death, and set free again.



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* ActorAllusion: When Clouseau first goes into the 'Balls' costume shop and put on his midget costume he states, [[Film/DrStrangelove "I can walk"]].

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* NotHelpingYourCase: Early in the film, during one of Clouseau and Cato's duels:
--> '''Landlord''': ''(to some prospective tenants)'' It's a very substantial building, but we're doing a great deal to it. I'm sure when it's finished, you'll find it peaceful and delightful.\\
''(he opens the apartment door and a screaming Clouseau and Cato run out)''


* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Creatpr/HerbertLom -- with the much more impressive blast seen in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.

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* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Creatpr/HerbertLom Creator/HerbertLom -- with the much more impressive blast seen in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.


* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Herbert Lom -- with the much more impressive blast seen in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.

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* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Herbert Lom Creatpr/HerbertLom -- with the much more impressive blast seen in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.

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** For those who are wondering, the last line coincides with Clouseau accidentally walking off the pier and falling into the water.

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* HouseSquatting: Inspector Clouseau is declared dead in an assassination attempt (which actually killed the hijacker who had just stolen his car). Upon returning home the next day, he finds that his manservant has taken over his apartment and turned it into a brothel.

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* SpecialEffectsEvolution: Compare the car bomb from ''Film/AShotInTheDark'' -- which was realized by just shaking the camera and having someone shine an orange spotlight at Creator/PeterSellers and Herbert Lom -- with the much more impressive blast seen in this film, and it's clear that the studio was pouring a lot more money into the series by this point.


* Corpsing: InUniverse: At Clouseau's funeral, Dreyfus is giving his eulogy at what appears to be Inspector Clouseau's grave. He [[CryLaughing cries]] to cover up his laughter. All part of TheFunInFuneral.

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* Corpsing: {{Corpsing}}: InUniverse: At Clouseau's funeral, Dreyfus is giving his eulogy at what appears to be Inspector Clouseau's grave. He [[CryLaughing cries]] to cover up his laughter. All part of TheFunInFuneral.

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* UnexplainedRecovery: Despite being disintegrated by the end of the last film, Dreyfus is still alive in this one.

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