On Someone Daffy

First appearance, April 17, 1937 in Porky’s Duck Hunt (with Porky Pig)

Starred in 133 cartoon, thus ranked third in Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies appearances

Created by Tex Avery, classic voice by Mel Blanc

Sometime given fake middle name to fit the cartoon’s plot; such as Daffy Horacio Tiberius Duck or Daffy Dumas Duck

Look, demeanor, and role varied through the years with the director (Friend or foe, assertive, combative, unrestrained, zany, savvy, arrogant, jealous

Common rival/friend to Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, and Speedy Gonzalez

Also appeared in Space Jam, Who framed Roger Rabbit, and Drew Carey Show

In “Diversity Day” episode of The Office, Michael signs his diversity form as Daffy Duck

Today, commonly paired with Bugs Bunny in marketing and merchandising

A Classic Scene

Memorable Quotes

  • Woo hoo! Woo hoo! Woo hoo! Woo hoo! Woo hoo! Woo hoo! Woo hoo!
  • What it, Bub.
  • Ah ha, just as I thought.
  • I’m so crazy, I don’t know this isn’t possible.
  • AaaaaaaaaaaaHhhhhhhhhhhh, How things been with you?
  • Hey, Bub, You need a house to go with this door knob?
  • What a trip! What a trip! Blizzards all the way! Now 20 feet deep! But we had to get that serum through! I was mush, mush, mush all night! Come on, mush, mush, mush, mush. Mush! Suddenly the glacier cracks! There’ a roar! Ton of ice! No escape!

Additional Resources
Daffy Duck Supersite
Daffy Duck History site
More Quotes
History of voices actors of Daffy Duck

A tribute to Daffy with Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now