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  • When Sellers 'Clouseau is on the case, the joke is that Clouseau is often missing the obvious.

    Lance Mannion:

  • When Martin's Clouseau is on the case, the joke is that the supposedly smarter people in the room are missing the clues Clouseau finds because they are too focused on his stumbles and bumbles.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Martin's Clouseau is also a "sad and serious" man.

    Clouseau vs. Clouseau

  • In a way, Martin's Clouseau is like an over-eager little kid who can't get the grown-ups to take him seriously, and the harder he tries to make them treat him as a grown-up like them the more child-like he appears in their eyes.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Instead of being a character in a farce, Clouseau is merely a clown in a dunk tank, and Sellers puts about that much effort into playing him.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Does that mean that Martin's Clouseau is in the same vein as Peter Falk's "Columbo"?

    Clouseau vs. Clouseau

  • The real-life parallel of Clouseau is George W Bush, someone who stumbles his way up the ladder.

    Clouseau vs. Clouseau

  • After all, Clouseau is beloved by millions of fans.

    Van de Velde eyes another swing in Britain

  • Amusing silliness ensues when Clouseau dons papal vestments and becomes mistaken for the Holy Father by the crowds at St. Peter's, but the detective's impersonation of a flamenco dancer falls flat, evidence that Martin needs a director more adept at staging and timing physical comedy than the Dutch-born, Norway-based helmer Harald Zwart -- who, to paraphrase Clouseau, is a director to remember for a film that must be forgotten, "Agent Cody Banks."

    Variety.com

  • He has bonded with Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, over their shared love of the Pink Panther movies ( "We even have a little dog called Clouseau," Mr. Kerry said of his black schnauzer, named for the films 'detective.)

    post-gazette.com - News

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