The character has also appeared in theatrical and television animated cartoons. Segar's Thimble Theatre strip was in its 10th year when Popeye made his debut, but the one-eyed sailor quickly became the main focus of the strip, and Thimble Theatre became one of King Features' most popular properties during the s. After Segar died in , Thimble Theatre was continued by several writers and artists, most notably Segar's assistant Bud Sagendorf. The strip continues to appear in first-run installments in its Sunday edition, written and drawn by Hy Eisman. The daily strips are reprints of old Sagendorf stories.
Now that all 10 seasons of " Friends " are available to stream, we've found 6 classic episodes guaranteed to make you laugh. Watch the video. Title: Popeye the Sailor Working in the story department of Surprise Pictures, Olive Oyl writes a script based on the story of Aladdin, casting Popeye as the thief and herself as the Princess. Popeye and Olive Oyl go to the rodeo where Bluto performs and impresses Olive. Popeye outdoes him with some fancy riding and steer wrestling.
Popeye the Sailor is an American animated television series produced for King Features Syndicate TV that was released between and with episodes produced. In the late s, the original Popeye theatrical shorts released by Paramount Studios from to began airing in many television markets and garnered huge ratings. Famous Studios , which produced the theatrical entries from to , also returned, although by this point they had been renamed Paramount Cartoon Studios. The series was produced using the limited animation technique, whose production values contrasted sharply to their Popeye theatrical counterparts. The artwork was streamlined, simplified for television budgets, and the entries were completed at a breakneck pace.
This article is about the character. For the franchise as a whole, see Popeye franchise. For other meanings, see Popeye disambiguation. Popeye is the main protagonist of the Popeye Franchise , a sailor character created in by Elzie Crisler Segar for his Thimble Theatre comic strip subsequently renamed after Popeye himself.