Porky is a contestant of a sadistic big money radio quiz show hosted by Daffy Duck.

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Daffy Duck as a radio quiz-show host, and Porky Pig as his contestant. Daffy penalizes Porky very roughly if he doesn't answer a question properly or within the (ridiculously short) designated time. He: drops safes, boulders and waterfalls on Porky; forces Porky to name all 48 states in a very brief moment of time; locks Porky in with a ravenous gorilla and threatens him. Written by Ondre Lombard <olombard@lombard.cyberverse.com>

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The "Miss Shush" Porky is asked to identify by the sound of brushing her teeth is actually, as Daffy tells the audience, "Mamie the 600-Pound Gorilla who appears in Obnoxious Pictures' 'Jungle Jitters'". Both the character and film are fictitious; this is not a reference to the M-G-M cartoon Jungle Jitters (1934) directed by Ub Iwerks nor Warner Brothers' own 1938 cartoon of the same name, directed by Friz Freleng, the latter of which did not feature a gorilla. See more »

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Porky is asked who was the referee for the New Zealand heavyweight championship of 1726 (and then the name of the referee's second-grade teacher); however, New Zealand did not have a permanent European presence until after 1800. See more »

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Porky Pig: [on a conveyor belt, about to be cut by a buzzsaw] T-the cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney.
Daffy Duck: [stops the buzzsaw] You're absolutely correct! And let me remind you again, folks, that you're listening to Truth or -Aaaugh! Brought to you by the Eagle Hand Laundry. If your eagle's hands are dirty, we'll wash them clean. Now, back to our contestant. Mwahahahah!
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Has Some Good Dark Humor But Overall Is A Little Too Mean-Spirited
22 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Listen, Mac. You've got 32 teeth. Ya wanna try for 16?" A gangster movie? Now, a cartoon featuring a radio game-show host and his foil. Wow, this is one mean, sadistic Daffy Duck. "The Duckster" asks contestant Porky Pig a number of questions, almost all of them impossible to answer. When Porky misses, or doesn't answer in time, he is severely pounded, beaten, drench, blown up, etc. (This cartoon is not for little kids.)

Some of it is funny with excellent dark humor that made me laugh out loud. Other things made me shake my head almost in disgust, because it is too mean-spirited in parts. I guess you just have to take this as dark humor and nothing else, otherwise this is probably too nasty for most people.

Porky does get justice in the end, however, and by then all of us are glad to see that. That's the trouble with some of these cartoons: it brings out the worst revenge thoughts in all of us!!


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