The fifth picture of the "Pink Panther" series, this wasn't as good as most of the others. It's a bit too unfocused, and the scenes shift to locations all over the world, like a comic version of a "James Bond" movie, but a good cast led by Sellers, under Edwards' direction, still provides
plenty of laughs. Lom, who again is Sellers' boss, assigns the bumbling inspector to break Webber's narcotics ring. Cannon, Webber's mistress until he dumped her, becomes Sellers' aide and helps clear up the case. Cannon's character is "Simone Legree"--which should give you an inkling of the
film's level of humor. A few other in-jokes will be found in the cast list, which includes...