Trouble starts when the queen’s magic mirror says Betty Boop is fairest.
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In a return to the Out of the Inkwell format, Betty Boop invents a pep formula to speed up lazy Pudgy, but it escapes into the real world with rapid results.
Casper the Friendly Ghost, sad that he can make no friends since everyone he meets is afraid of him, hatches an abandoned egg and becomes the emerging little duck’s best friend and protector.
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 her painting his plane, while it’s flying; when she says she’s rather go back to Popeye, he tries to throw her off the plane. Popeye sees this, and takes off in a plane, just in time to help her out. The boys get into […]
A sleepless Betty can’t take the noise of the city any more, and heads out into the country for some peace and quiet. She soon discovers that the country has its own problems.
Olive is so captived by “The International”, a radio personality with a French accent, that she’d rather stay home than go out on a date with Popeye. Bluto, overhearing this, comes to the door as the character.
Frustrated at her job as a a short order cook and dishwasher at a local diner, Betty Boop decides to call it quits and tries her luck at a new automated day care center. But, oh my, compared this, her kitchen job and crummy former boss felt like heaven.
Popeye’s training for his boxing match with Bluto by jumping rope with a massive chain. Bluto, who’s lazy about everything except sabotage, decides he needs to stop Popeye.
Bluto’s window cleaning service is not above drumming up a little business for himself. But when he gets to Olive’s stenographer office, about 10 floors up, she says no: Popeye’s going to wash her windows. And the battle is on.
In her only color cartoon, Betty Boop goes to the ball thanks to the good fairy; later, only her foot fits the glass slipper.
1957 Baby Huey is a big duck enrolled in kindergarten. Despite being big and clumsy, he attempts to fit in, causing havoc and getting expelled by the teacher. His mother then hires a private tutor, who is also tortured by Baby Huey’s good intentioned efforts. The tutor winds up in the ocean but Huey saves his life from sharks and gets his diploma as a reward.
Popeye takes Swee’ Pea to the zoo and spends most of his time rescuing the tot from the various animals.
The old lady who lives in a shoe has a bit of trouble with her gaggle of children. They won’t eat their porridge, won’t brush their teeth or comb their hair. As soon as their mother’s in bed, they launch a wild party, playing musical instruments and doing a swinging rendition of Smiley Burnette’s classic “Mama Don’t Allow No Music Playing Round Here.” They then have a massive pillow fight until the old woman wakes […]
For customer Betty Boop, psychic reader Prof. Bimbo conjures up an adventure on a haunted tropical island in his crystal ball.
Olive tells the boys she loves a man in a uniform, so they try to sign up at the recruiting station, but they can only take one. There follows a duel of clips from previous shorts as they attempt to prove who is the winner.
Popeye and Bluto are, believe it or not, pals and partners in a moving company. (Maybe it’s because Popeye isn’t squinting here.) Anyhow, Olive has made the mistake of hiring them. She hasn’t finished packing yet, so the boys, smitten as soon as she answers the door, compete to help her. Once packed, they compete to move more impressive piles of her belongings. Popeye easily wins these contests, even though Bluto locks him in the […]
Popeye is marrying Olive tomorrow; he’s ecstatic. She has a dream of the future, including twin sons who prove to be a real handful. When Popeye comes by the next morning, he gets a frosty reception.
Olive is reading ghost stories to the boys. Popeye scoffs; Bluto decides to take advantage of this by staging various pranks (a headless man, an animated skeleton, and a sheet-over-balloon ghost). He pins the blame on Popeye and then goes to comfort Olive. Popeye retaliates by turning invisible, thanks to a jar of vanishing cream.
Popeye and Bluto stop by to see Olive and fix her leaky faucet. Popeye does it better, and Bluto gets jealous, so he starts rerouting Olive’s plumbing and causing all sorts of leaks.
Betty Boop and Bimbo take a wild streetcar ride to Crazy Town, where birds swim, fish fly, and everthing else reverses normal behavior.
A reporter interviews Max Fleischer about his creation, and Betty illustrates with excerpts from three prior cartoons.
Betty Boop is off to see Grampy and she picks up some friends on the way. Check out Grampy’s crazy house of funky mechanical devices.
Bluto is accusing Popeye in judge Wimpy’s courtroom. Bluto tells a sad tale of how Popeye attacked him without provocation, but Popeye tells his side, in detail
It’s the middle ages (sort of); Popeye is working in Bluto’s Beanery. Bluto is going to the ball where Princess Olive will choose her mate. Popeye’s fairy godpappy appears and it’s a reverse Cinderella story, with a car created from a can of spinach.
Olive Oyl’s screenplay for an Aladdin movie comes to life and Popeye battles for control of a genie, in the last of the three Popeye color specials
Popeye the Sailor, accompanied by Olive Oyl and Wimpy, is dispatched to stop the dreaded bandit Abu Hassan and his force of forty thieves.
In “Popeye Meets Sindbad (Bluto),” Popeye’s perennial enemy almost outshines him. Bluto is in rare form, his rich, bass voice rendering with gusto a catchy tune. He is also charismatic as a comic relief. This cartoon gem, one of Popeye’s best, comes in vibrant colors thanks to having been digitally revamped.