Popeye started out as a character in E.C. Segar's comic strip "Thimble Theatre" in 1929. He first appeared in the strip, which starred Castor Oyl as the main character, in 1929 and quickly became a fan favorite. In due time he had taken over the strip.
Last Episode02x122 Spooky Swabs Aired: Aug. 09, 1957
After being stranded on a raft for several days, Popeye and Olive unknowingly board a Ghost Ship. As the pair try to get back to civilization, …
Popeye the Sailor: Season 1, Episode #1 - Episode 1
This segment includes "Ancient Fistory," "Assault & Flattery," and "Big Bad Sinbad."
Popeye the Sailor: Season 1, Episode #2 - Episode 2
This segment contains "Bride & Gloom," "Cookin' with Gags," and "Floor Flusher."
Series Fun Facts
- Because the creators, King Features, had no cartoon studio of it's own storyboards were created in house and sent of to several various different studios to be animated. The result is a…
[show]Because the creators, King Features, had no cartoon studio of it's own storyboards were created in house and sent of to several various different studios to be animated. The result is a noticeable variation in animation style and quality from episode to episode.
- The character of Mr. Wimpy inspired the Wimpy fast food restaurants serving hamburger-based meals in the UK. Mr. Wimpy eats hamburgers.
- The 1982 Popeye game was based on this series, with the villain being Brutus rather than Bluto.