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# Film Original release date Com. Air Date Com. Series # - Se. Ep.
Pilot episode Popeye the Sailor July 14, 1933 September 22, 2014

1 - 1

1 I Yam What I Yam August 14, 1933 September 29, 2014

2 - 2

2 Blow Me Down! September 27, 1933 October 12, 2014

4 - 4

3 I Eats My Spinach October 17, 1933 October 5, 2014

3 - 3

4 Seasin's Greetinks! November 17, 1933 November 2, 2015 7 - 7
5 Wild Elephinks December 29, 1933 October 19, 2014 5 - 5
# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
6 Sock-a-Bye, Baby January 19 November 30, 2014

9 - 9

7 Let's You and Him Fight February 16 December 14, 2014

10 - 10

8 The Man on the Flying Trapeze March 16 November 16, 2014

8 - 8

9 Can You Take It April 27 Myron Waldman

Tom Johnson

12 -12

10 Shoein' Hosses June 1 Willard Bowsky

Dave Tendlar

13 - 13

11 Strong to the Finich June 29 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

11 - 11

12 Shiver Me Timbers! July 27 October 26, 2014

6 - 6

13 A Dream Walking September 26 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

14 Axe Me Another September 30 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

15 The Two-Alarm Fire October 26 Willard Bowsky

Nick Tafuri

16 The Dance Contest November 23 Willard Bowsky

Dave Tendlar

17 We Aim to Please December 28 Willard Bowsky

Dave Tendlar

# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
18 Beware of Barnacle Bill January 25 Willard Bowsky

Harold Walker

  • First use of the "anchor" end title design.
19 Be Kind to Aminals February 22 Willard Bowsky

Charles Hastings

  • Floyd Buckley (the voice of Popeye on the Popeye radio program) voices Popeye.
20 Pleased to Meet Cha! March 22 Willard Bowsky

Harold Walker

21 The Hyp-Nut-Tist April 26 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

22 Choose Your "Weppins" May 31 Dave Tendlar

George Germanetti

23 For Better or Worser June 28 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

  • First Popeye cartoon with stereoptical (3D background) process.
24 Dizzy Divers July 26 Willard Bowsky

Harold Walker

  • Bonnie Poe voices Olive Oyl.
25 You Gotta Be a Football Hero August 31 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

  • William Costello's last performance as the voice of Popeye
26 King of the Mardi Gras September 27 Dave Tendlar

William Sturm

  • First cartoon with Jack Mercer as the voice of Popeye.
  • Stereoptical process.
27 Adventures of Popeye October 15 no animation credits
  • Compilation film, scenes from I Eats My SpinachWild ElephinksAxe Me Another, and Popeye the Sailor.
  • Partial live-action.
28 The Spinach Overture November 11 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

  • Cameo appearance by Castor Oyl.
  • Disputed over whether William Costello or Jack Mercer voiced Popeye.
# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
29 Vim, Vigor and Vitaliky January 3 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

30 A Clean Shaven Man February 7 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

  • Cameo appearance by George W. Geezil.
  • Disputed over whether William Costello or Jack Mercer voiced Popeye.
31 Brotherly Love March 6 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

32 I-Ski Love-Ski You-Ski April 3 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

  • Stereoptical process
33 Bridge Ahoy! May 1 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

  • Stereoptical process
  • First cartoon where Popeye swallows more than one can of spinach.
34 What--No Spinach? June 7 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

35 I Wanna Be a Life Guard June 26 Dave Tendlar

William Sturm

36 Let's Get Movin' July 24 Willard Bowsky

Orestes Calpini

  • Stereoptical process
37 Never Kick a Woman August 30 Seymour Kneitel

Roland Crandall

  • First and only Fleischer cartoon in which Olive Oyl eats Popeye's spinach to overcome her adversary
38 With Little Swee'Pea September 25 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

  • First screen appearance of Swee'Pea.
  • Stereoptical process.
  • In the public domain in the United States. Earliest public-domain Popeye cartoon.
39 Hold the Wire October 23 Willard Bowsky

Orestes Calpini

40 The Spinach Roadster October 26 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

41 Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor November 27 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti Ed Nolan

  • A two-reel Popeye Color Special.
  • Stereoptical process.
  • In the public domain in the United States.
  • Final cartoon where Popeye sings his full theme song whenever he first appears.
42 I'm in the Army Now December 25 no animation credits
  • Compilation film, scenes from Blow Me DownShoein' HossesChoose Your Weppins, and King of the Mardi Gras.
  • In the public domain in the United States.
# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
43 The Paneless Window Washer January 22 Willard Bowsky

Orestes Calpini

  • In the public domain in the United States.
44 Organ Grinder's Swing February 19 Dave Tendlar

William Sturm

45 My Artistical Temperature March 19 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

  • Stereoptical process.
  • Some TV versions are edited to remove the scene where Popeye turns Bluto's sun picture into a blackfaced minstrel.
46 Hospitaliky April 16 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

  • Popeye feeds Bluto spinach to get beaten and put in the hospital with Olive
47 The Twisker Pitcher May 21 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

  • Bluto eats Popeye's spinach to best him at baseball
48 Morning, Noon and Nightclub June 18 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

49 Lost and Foundry July 16 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

  • First time Swee'pea eats spinach to save the day
50 I Never Changes My Altitude August 20 Willard Bowsky

Orestes Calpini

  • Stereoptical process
  • In the public domain in the United States.
51 I Likes Babies and Infinks September 18 Seymour Kneitel

Graham Place

  • Although Popeye tries to, nobody consumes spinach in this cartoon.
52 The Football Toucher Downer October 15 Seymour Kneitel

Graham Place

53 Protek the Weakerist November 19 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

54 Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba's Forty Thieves November 26 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti Orestes Calpini

  • A two-reel Popeye Color Special.
  • Stereoptical process.
  • Shows Popeye serving in the U.S. Coast Guard
  • In the public domain in the United States.
55 Fowl Play December 17 Dave Tendlar

William Sturm

# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
56 Let's Celebrake January 21 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

57 Learn Polikeness February 18 Dave Tendlar

Nick Tafuri

  • Stereoptical process.
  • Final cartoon with Gus Wickie as the voice of Bluto.
58 The House Builder Upper March 18 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

59 Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh April 25 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

  • Final cartoon to feature the voice of Gus Wickie.
60 I Yam Love Sick May 29 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

  • Bonnie Poe voices Olive Oyl.
61 Plumbing is a 'Pipe' June 17 Willard Bowsky

Orestes Calpini

62 Popeye the Sailor with the Jeep July 15 Seymour Kneitel

Graham Place

63 Bulldozing the Bull August 19 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

64 Mutiny Ain't Nice September 23 Dave Tendlar

William Sturm

65 Goonland October 21 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

66 A Date to Skate November 18 Willard Bowsky

Orestes Calpini

  • Final Fleischer cartoon with Mae Questel as the voice of Olive OylMargie Hines takes over the role for all remaining Fleischer Popeyecartoons.
  • In the public domain in the United States
67 Cops is Always Right December 30 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
68 Customers Wanted January 22 Seymour Kneitel

William Henning

  • Compilation film, scenes from Let's Get Movin (1936)' and The Twisker Pitcher (1937).
  • First cartoon with Pinto Colvig as the voice of Bluto.
  • In the public domain in the United States.
  • First appearance of the "Paramount presents" byline.
69 Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp April 7 Dave Tendlar

Nick Tafuri William Sturm Reuben Grossman

  • A two-reel Popeye Color Special.
  • In the public domain in the United States.
70 Leave Well Enough Alone April 28 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

71 Wotta Nitemare June 11 Willard Bowsky

George Germanetti

  • No "ship-door" opening segment.
72 Ghosks is the Bunk July 5 William Henning

Abner Matthews

  • No "ship-door" opening segment.
73 Hello-How Am I August 6 William Henning

Abner Matthews

  • No "ship-door" opening segment.
74 It's the Natural Thing to Do October 10 Tom Johnson

Lod Rossner

  • No "ship-door" opening segment.
75 Never Sock a Baby November 12 William Henning

Abner Matthews

  • First appearance of the redesigned "ship-door" opening segment.
  • Final on screen credit for E.C. Segar.
# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
76 Shakespearean Spinach January 19 Roland Crandall

Ben Solomon

  • First Popeye cartoon with story credit, given here to George Manuel.
77 Females is Fickle March 8 Dave Tendlar

William Sturm

78 Stealin' Ain't Honest March 22 Tom Johnson

Frank Endres

  • William Pennell voices Bluto.
79 Me Feelins is Hurt April 12 Orestes Calpini

Bob Leffingwell

80 Onion Pacific May 24 Willard Bowsky

James Davis

81 Wimmin is a Myskery June 7 Willard Bowsky

Joe D'Igalo

  • Early appearance by Pip-eye, Pup-eye, Poop-eye and Peep-eye in dream sequence.
82 Nurse-Mates June 20 Graham Place

Louis Zukor

  • Rare occasion where Popeye does not eat spinach.
83 Fightin' Pals July 12 Willard Bowsky

Robert Bentley

  • Last cartoon with Pinto Colvig as the voice of Bluto.
84 Doing Impossikible Stunts August 2 Tom Johnson

Frank Endres

  • Compilation film, includes scenes from I Never Changes My AltitudeI Wanna Be a Life GuardBridge Ahoy! and Lost and Foundry.
85 Wimmin Hadn't Oughta Drive August 16 Orestes Calpini

Reuben Grossman

86 Puttin' on the Act August 30 Dave Tendlar

Tom Golden

87 Popeye Meets William Tell September 20 James Culhane

Al Eugster

88 My Pop, My Pop October 18 Abner Kneitel

Arnold Gillespie

89 With Poopdeck Pappy November 15 Bill Nolan

Winfield Hoskins

90 Popeye Presents Eugene the Jeep December 13 Grim Natwick

Irv Spector

  • Final film appearance of Eugene the Jeep.
  • Final cartoon to feature the voice of Pinto Colvig.
# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
91 Problem Pappy January 10 Myron Waldman

Sydney Pillet

92 Quiet! Pleeze February 7 Willard Bowsky

Lod Rossner

  • Footage re-used from 1934's Sock-A-Bye, Baby.
93 Olive's Sweepstakes Ticket March 7 Arnold Gillespie

Abner Kneitel

94 Flies Ain't Human April 4 Tom Johnson

George Germanetti

95 Popeye Meets Rip Van Winkle May 9 Myron Waldman

Sidney Pillet

96 Olive's Boithday Presink June 13 Dave Tendlar

Tom Golden

  • Cameo appearance by George W. Geezil.
  • although Olive does not appear in this cartoon
97 Child Psykolojiky July 11 Bill Nolan

Joe Oriolo

  • Final appearance of the "ship-door" opening segment.
98 Pest Pilot September 8 Dave Tendlar

Tom Baron

  • First appearance of the opening segment with Popeye's head and pipe.
99 I'll Never Crow Again October 19 Orestes Calpini

Rueben Grossman

100 The Mighty Navy November 14 Seymour Kneitel

Abner Matthews

  • First World War II themed cartoon.
  • First appearance of Popeye in white US Navy uniform.
  • 100th Popeye cartoon.
101 Nix on Hypnotricks December 15 Dave Tendlar

John Walworth

# Film Original release date Credited animators Notes
102 Kickin' the Conga 'Round January 19 Tom Johnson

George Germanetti

  • William Pennell voices Bluto.
103 Blunder Below February 13 Dave Tendlar

Harold Walker

  • Some TV versions edited for racial stereotyping of Japanese people.
104 Fleets of Stren'th March 13 Al Eugster

Tom Golden

  • Popeye goes to war in this cartoon Popeye shows himself On a Boat
105 Pip-eye, Pup-eye, Poop-eye and Peep-eye April 21 Seymour Kneitel

George Germanetti

  • First canonical appearance of Pip-eye, Pup-eye, Poop-eye and Peep-eye.
  • Final Fleischer cartoon with Popeye in his comic strip uniform
106 Olive Oyl and Water Don't Mix June 8 Dave Tendlar

Abner Kneitel

107 Many Tanks July 15 Tom Johnson

Frank Endres

108 Baby Wants a Bottleship August 10 Al Eugster

Joe Oriolo