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Patriotic Popeye (1957)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 10 May 1957 (USA)
Popeye is enjoying watering his patriotic garden on July 4 when he catches his nephews attempting to light fireworks. The game is on when he attempts to confiscate the fireworks and the ... See full summary »

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Popeye is enjoying watering his patriotic garden on July 4 when he catches his nephews attempting to light fireworks. The game is on when he attempts to confiscate the fireworks and the boys strike back with edgy pranks. No Pluto/Olive Oyl. Written by calcaylor

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Jack Mercer does Popeye's voice as usual except for one second around the three-minute mark when Jackson Beck takes over for a yell. See more »

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Those Nephews Are Brats
31 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

Patriotic Popeye (1957)

*** (out of 4)

It's the Fourth of July and Popeye is wanting to have some fun with his nephews but they're more interested in their fireworks. Popeye fears for their safety so he takes the dangerous items away and plans to show them a safe time but the nephews just cause more destruction as they try to get to the fireworks.

PATRIOTIC POPEYE was one of the last Popeye cartoons to ever be made and it's a winner. What I liked most about the nephews and their use throughout the series is how big of jerks they actually are. They never listen and they always treat Popeye like he's an idiot yet he never loses his cool and instead just loves them and does what is right. Popeye gets put through quite a bit of abuse here and this leads to quite a few good laughs. The animation is of high quality as you'd expect and there are some creative ways the sailor gets abused.


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