Porky debuted in I Haven't Got a Hat
(7/1/1935) where he did a stuttering recitation
of "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" Later,
costarred with Beans the Cat in Golddiggers
of '49 (1936) and in his own cartoon
Porky, the Rain Maker (1936).
This bowtie wearing swine first
costarred with Daffy Duck in Porky's Duck
Hunt (1937) and with Bugs "What's Up Doc?"
Bunny in Porky's Hare Hunt (1938).
Porky's girlfriend was Petunia who first
appeared in Porky's Romance (1937).
Porky also appeared at the end of the
Looney Tune cartoon stammering the now famous
studio signoff "Eh-th, Eh-Th, Eh-Th, Eh-That's
Porky's cartoons were featured on the
animated cartoon series THE PORKY PIG
SHOW/ABC/1964-71 (also known as PORKY PIG AND
In the process of creating the Porky Pig
character, cartoonist Friz Freleng was inspired
by memories of two chubby brothers from his
Kansas City, Missouri, neighborhood; one
nicknamed Porky, the other, Pig. The original
voice of Porky Pig from 1935-37 was performed by
Joe Dougherty who actually did stammer.
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