Mystery Pictures is looking for a stunt man. Swee'pea tags along with Popeye, but he sends the tot home. Popeye shows clips of his stunts to the director, who is impressed; when he goes to ... See full summary »
The boys show up simultaneously to take Olive to the movies. She needs to visit the hairdresser first, and tells the boys to take care of Swee'Pea: bath, dress him, and nap. Of course, with... See full summary »
Popeye is having a dream: Bluto takes Olive on a picnic. And even though it's Popeye's dream, Bluto still has the upper hand until spinach time. Popeye finds himself sleepwalking and otherwise acting out the dream.
Olve brings her new goldfish onto Popeye's ship, but the fish jumps out of its bowl and into the sea. Olive convinces Popeye to go after it, but the fish wants to play and manages to avoid ... See full summary »
Olive writes a letter to Popeye: she's through with sailors; it's cowboys for her. Popeye immediately sails off to the West, where he finds, who else, Bluto as the head of the ranch where ... See full summary »
William fires an arrow, barely missing Popeye; then tells Popeye that he has just lost his son in an unfortunate arrow incident (the picture of his son is Groucho Marx). Tell then defies ... See full summary »
Popeye is working in the Useless Manufacturing Company on his lunch break when Olive stops by and Swee'Pea crawls into the factory. He narrowly misses several horrible fates while Popeye ... See full summary »
Popeye is sitting outside Olive's lunchroom at the airport, distraught. She's closed the business to fly away with an aviator (Bluto, of course). But it's hardly what she expected; he has ... See full summary »
Olive reads a ghost story to Popeye and Bluto. Bluto leaves and rigs a haunted house and lures them to it. But they quickly discover him and, even better, a can of invisible paint, and they get the better of him.
The race is on for the state railroad franchise. It's the Sudden Pacific (Bluto) against the Onion Pacific (Popeye). Oh, and there's also a kiss from Olive for the winner. Bluto slows down ... See full summary »
Popeye, feeling sorry for the puppies in the window of Olive's pet shop, buys all the animals (mostly dogs) and sets them all free. All except for one bird, who refuses to go, singing the ... See full summary »
Popeye creates his own nightmare here, but solves the mess in the end.
In this one, Popeye "teaches" Olive how to drive. I'm curious as to who taught Popeye, as he neglects to impart Important Rule # 1: Pay attention to the road when navigating any vehicle anywhere. It isn't that Olive is totally inattentive. She's just not attentive to minor trivialities-like steering or the traffic around her. The title here shouldn't be "Wimmin Hadn't Oughta Drive" but rather, "Don't Let Olive Oyl Have Control Over Anything More Complex To Operate Than a Toothpick". Though I must confess that Popeye is no great mental heavyweight either, as he permits Olive behind the wheel in the first place! Great sight gags make this loads of fun. Jack Mercer was as great as always and the ending is fittingly apropos. Worth seeking out and most recommended.
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