Fans of the Pink Panther live-action films and cartoons can now own the Pink Panther Ultimate Collection, an 18-disc compilation of movies and animated shorts put out today by MGM. Also available is the two-disc special edition of the animated feature Superman Doomsday, the title that kicked off Warner Premiere’s DC Universe series of PG-13 direct-to-video movies.
Pink Panther Ultimate Collection includes the classic films A Shot in the Dark, Inspector Clouseau, The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Revenge of the Pink Panther, Trail of the Pink Panther, Curse of the Pink Panther and Son of the Pink Panther, as well as the 2006 remake of The Pink Panther. Also included are the previously released Pink Panther Collector’s Edition and Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Volumes 1-9.
The nine cartoon collections feature more than 190 animated comedy shorts, including the Oscar-winning The Pink Phink, as well as Sink Pink and Pink Ice, the only two cartoons in which the mischievous cool cat speaks. Available for the first time in one package are Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 1, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 2, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 3, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 4, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 5: The Ant and the Aardvark, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 6: The Inspector Vol. 1, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 7: The Inspector Vol. 2, Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 8: Roland and Ratfink, and Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 9. The whole set lists for $199.98.
Based on the bestselling graphic novel The Death of Superman Superman Doomsday was released last year, but Warner Home Video is hoping fans will want to check out some new bonus materials. The two-disc set carries a suggested retail price of $24.98 and includes the documentary When Heroes Die: The Making of Superman Doomsday. There’s also commentary, featurettes titled The Clash of the Juggernauts and Requiem and Rebirth: Superman Lives!, a Justice League: The New Frontier featurette and four bonus episodes of Superman: The Animated Series hand-picked by producer Bruce Timm.