may wonder where Daffy got the wonderful way
of speech, there's a story behind that. It
is said the voice is based on producer Leon
Schlesinger. Meant as a joke, he (Leon) was
asked what he thought of the voice by the
Termite Terrace staff, Leon was quoted to
say " Jethuth Critht thath's a funny voithe!
Where'd ya get that voithe "? He never had
a clue that it was his way of speech. Director
Tex Avery's Termite Terrace Staff included
Bob Clampett, Sid Sutherland, Virgil Ross,
and Chuck Jones.
the early years, Daffy was a hyperactive,
aggressive and overbearing duck. In contrast,
Porky Pig was mild mannered and shy. They
became an established team and made many appearances
together. Audiences easily related to this
epic struggle between the unpredictable little
black duck and this pleasant, chubby pig.
Not to say that Porky never stood up for himself,
an example of this is in their first cartoon.
After Daffy had inverted the role of hunter
and pray, frustration set in until Porky pulled
out a sheat of paper, waved it in the offenders
face and shouts, " Th-th-that's not in the