The team of Peter Sellers and director Blake Edwards brought some great slapstick to the sound movies. Every animator should know their work. Here are a few great examples from the Pink Panther films.
Clouseau paid his butler to try surprise attacks. It’s an interesting relationship, with the appearing to want to kill each other, then being all business.
This next one is classic struggle to solve a problem. It makes me think of Chuck Jones.
Just the idea is funny: Man with a full leg cast tries to use airplane toilet.