[41] Sagendorf, who had been Segar's assistant, made a definite effort to retain much of Segar's classic style, although his art is instantly discernible. Among other things, it has served as a cutting torch, jet engine, propeller, periscope, musical instrument, and a whistle with which he produces his trademark toot. Music was provided by Victor Irwin's Cartoonland Band. There is no absolute sense of continuity in the stories, although certain plot and presentation elements remain mostly constant, including purposeful contradictions in Popeye's capabilities. The WWII years brought change to … Popeye The Sailor Man (The Animated Classics Collection) Jack Mercer. The drink is launching in the US with two flavors. The show aired the Fleischer and Famous Studios Popeye shorts in versions approximating their original theatrical releases by editing copies of the original opening and closing credits (taken or recreated from various sources) onto the beginnings and ends of each cartoon, or in some cases, in their complete, uncut original theatrical versions direct from such prints that originally contained the front-and-end Paramount credits. The episodes are grouped by the production studios of Larry Harmon Pictures , Rembrandt Films , Halas and Batchelor , Gerald Ray Studios, Jack Kinney Productions , Paramount Cartoon Studios , and Italy -based animation company … Popeye the Sailor is a fictional American cartoon character created by Elzie Crisler Segar. 5.0 out of 5 stars POPEYE The sailor man TOOT TOOT! POPEYE © 2021 King Features Syndicate, Inc. and TM Hearst Holdings, Inc. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Popeye was adapted to radio in several series broadcast over three different networks by two sponsors from 1935 to 1938. If anyone dares to risk my "fisk", it's "boff" an' it's "wham" un'erstan'? [citation needed] The strip continued after Segar's death in 1938; a series of artists performed the work. In 1986, Popeye and Bluto appeared on 3 foreign adverts out of Atlantic Ultramo motor oil, with 2 adverts featuring Olive. I'm Popeye the sailor man. 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Popeye the Sailor is an American animated television series produced for King Features Syndicate TV that was released between 1960 and 1963 with 220 episodes produced. In 1989, Popeye (while trying to defeat Bluto or other materialistic creatures) endorsed Instant Quaker Oatmeal, citing it as a better food than spinach to provide strength. DVD. Popeye is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by Robert Altman and produced by Paramount Pictures and Walt Disney Productions.It is based on E. C. Segar's comics character of the same name.It was written by Jules Feiffer and stars Robin Williams as Popeye the Sailor Man and Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl.Its story follows Popeye's adventures as he arrives in the town of Sweethaven. Nintendo created another Popeye game for the Famicom, In 2003, Nova Productions released a strength tester called, In fall 2007, Namco Networks released the original Nintendo, Parody versions of Popeye and Bluto make an appearance in, In 2009, Popeye, Olive, and Bluto was used as (Happy Meal) toys in Brazil's, In 1961, Buitoni Pasta marketed Popeye-shaped spinach. [30][31][32][33] The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on January 17, 1929, and Popeye became the strip's title in later years. Maurice LaMarche performed Popeye's voice; Mercer had died in 1984. Popeye is the titular main protagonist of the Popeye series of cartoons, comic books and even the live-movie. Because Segar was an employee of King Features Syndicate when he created the Popeye character for the company's Thimble Theatre strip, Popeye is treated as a work for hire under US copyright law. In, Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy, Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor, You May Now Kiss the...Uh...Guy Who Receives, Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits, Campbell's Chunky Prime Rib and Vegetables, The Popeye Valentine Special: Sweethearts at Sea, Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves, "Who Is Harry Welch – and Was He Ever The Voice of Popeye? For these cartoons, Bluto's name was changed to "Brutus", as King Features believed at the time that Paramount owned the rights to the name "Bluto". 7.1 (46) 0. [39] It did not attract a large audience at first, and at the end of its first decade appeared in only half a dozen newspapers. [44] London's strips put Popeye and his friends in updated situations, but kept the spirit of Segar's original. Many of the cartoons made by Paramount used plots and storylines taken directly from the comic strip sequences – as well as characters like King Blozo and the Sea Hag. The show was next broadcast Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:15 to 7:30pm on WABC and ran from August 31, 1936 to February 26, 1937 (78 episodes). That original verse is: I'm Popeye the Sailor Man. [33] The success of the strip meant Segar was earning $100,000 a year at the time of his death. In 2006, when spinach contaminated with E. coli was accidentally sold to the public, many editorial cartoonists lampooned the affair by featuring Popeye in their cartoons. Popeye has made brief parody appearances in modern animated productions, including: On December 2, 2018, a Popeye web series named Popeye's Island Adventures produced by WildBrain subsidiary WildBrain Spark Studios was premiered on its official YouTube channel. The series aired 135 Popeye shorts over 45 episodes, until March 2004. It was an hour-long animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, which tried its best to retain the style of the original comic strip (Popeye returned to his original costume and Brutus to his original name of Bluto), while complying with the prevailing content restrictions on violence. However, this marriage has not been reflected in all media since the comic was published. Wot ain't on the up and square. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. (Sappo was a revival of an earlier Segar daily strip called The Five-Fifteen, aka Sappo the Commuter, which ran from February 9, 1921, to February 17, 1925.) In 1989, a special series of short Popeye comic books were included in specially marked boxes of Instant Quaker Oatmeal, and Popeye also appeared in three TV commercials for Quaker Oatmeal,[52] which featured a parrot delivering the tag line "Popeye wants a Quaker!" Our sailor man was the very first cartoon character to get his own statue. The strip continues to appear in first-run installments in its Sunday edition, written and drawn by Hy Eisman. The early Famous-era shorts were often World War II-themed, featuring Popeye fighting Nazi Germans and Japanese soldiers, most notably the 1942 short You're a Sap, Mr. Jap. [33] By 1938, Thimble Theatre was running in 500 newspapers, and over 600 licensed "Popeye" products were on sale. Once again, reference to spinach was conspicuously absent. Popeye routs the enemy in a one-man battle, but not before he causes his commanding officer plenty of aggravation; Bluto thinks he needs a complete rest, but … A poll of adult comic strip readers in the April 1937 issue of Fortune magazine voted Popeye their second-favorite comic strip (after Little Orphan Annie). The artwork was streamlined and simplified for the television budgets, and 220 cartoons were produced in only two years, with the first set of them premiering in the autumn of 1960, and the last of them debuting during the 1961–1962 television season. December 28, 2008 Popeye Cartoon; retrieved July 14, 2009. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. He is portrayed as a tough, but relatively harmless sailor who has no time for troublemakers or bullies and is in love with Olive Oyl. I'm one tough Gazookus. They head for a carnival, but Bluto isn't giving up easily. [66] The uncut version was released on DVD on November 9, 2004; and was aired in a re-edited version on Fox on December 17, 2004 and again on December 30, 2005. [81] In November 2011, Sony Pictures Animation announced that Jay Scherick and David Ronn, the writers of The Smurfs, are writing the screenplay for the film. For more than 20 years, Stephen DeStefano has been the artist drawing Popeye for King Features licensing.[79]. April 5, 2009 Popeye Cartoon; retrieved July 14, 2009. Since 1989, "Popeye's Supplements" has been a chain of Canadian Sports Nutrition Stores. A cover of the theme song, performed by Face to Face, is included on the 1995 tribute album Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits, produced by Ralph Sall for MCA Records. Wheatena paid King Features Syndicate $1,200 per week. One is the love triangle among Popeye, Olive, and Bluto, and Bluto's endless machinations to claim Olive at Popeye's expense.