The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye.
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1961   1960  
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Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.

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 Popeye / ... (203 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Olive Oyl / ... (180 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Brutus / ... (148 episodes, 1960-1961)
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The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye.

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The 1982 Popeye game was based on this series, with the villain being Brutus rather than Bluto. See more »

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Pretty good but not great
19 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I do remember the numerous Popeye cartoons with such fondness. This series is pretty good, if not as brilliant or as funny. I will say the music is very good with a theme tune that is irresistible to sing, the voice work is outstanding from all and not only do we see the timeless original characters but also some new ones as well and they are just as likable.

On the other hand, the animation while not terrible does seem rushed and lacking in finesse in places. Also while some of the writing and sight gags are funny, some can be too predictable and not very well timed, and a lot of the story lines are very repetitive.

All in all, I like this series, but it isn't quite enough to make me forget the classic shorts. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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