The editor is also very important in farce, such as Blake Edwards's The Pink Panther (1964), and in parody, such as Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1967). In The Pink Panther, for example, the quick cut to Robert Wagner sneaking out of Inspector Clouseau's bedroom, having hidden in the shower, is instructive. Earlier, Clouseau had turned on the shower without noticing its occupant. When the wet Wagner sneaks from the room, his ski sweater, which, of course, is now wet, has stretched to his toes. Logically, such an outcome is impossible, but in farce, such absurdity is expected.

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