Can you pass this pop quiz about Popeye the Sailor?

Are you strong to the "finich"?

Popeye is coming to MeTV! Beginning in January, the legendary sailor is joining his animated pals as part of our weekly Saturday Morning Cartoons block!

He's the most famous seafaring character in all of cartoondom. He's been a fixture in newspaper strips, comic books, theatrical cartoons, commercials, radio, and even live-action movies for decades. But how well do you know Popeye? 

Try to pass this "Pop" quiz and see if you can stay strong to the "finich"!

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  1. Let's start with an easy one: Which vegetable gives Popeye his super strength?
  2. Which actor played Popeye in the 1980 live-action film?
    Image: Paramount
  3. Complete Wimpy's catchphrase with the correct day of the week: "I would gladly pay you ________ for a hamburger today.
  4. Speaking of Wimpy, what is his full name?
    Image: Everett Collection
  5. Which character appeared first: Olive Oyl or Popeye?
    Image: Warner Bros.
  6. The Popeye character made his debut in what year?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  7. Who created Popeye?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  8. In the 1960s cartoons produced by King Features Syndicate TV, the character Bluto was given a different name due to legal reasons. What did they call Popeye's archenemy?
  9. Who is this character?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  10. What is the name of Popeye's father?
  11. The first animated Popeye cartoon was released in what year?
  12. That debut, "Popeye the Sailor," was actually an installment of which iconic cartoon series?
  13. Which legendary animator created those original Popeye cartoons?
  14. The Popeye character made his debut in which newspaper comic strip?
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  15. Which classic arcade game was originally intended to be a Popeye game… until Nintendo could not procure the rights to the characters?
  16. Popeye has even influenced the English language! This common word meaning "a dimwit or silly person" comes from the name of the "cousin" character seen here on this comic book cover.
    Image: Charlton Comics
  17. This famous director helmed the 1980 'Popeye' movie — ten years after he made the acclaimed 'M*A*S*H' feature film.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  18. What is the name of Olive Oyl's brother?
    Image: King Features Syndicate
  19. In the 1980s, Popeye appeared in commercials for which breakfast brand?
  20. While not the first actor to voice the character, this performer is most associated with the sound of Popeye, as he voiced the character for nearly half a century, beginning in 1935.
    Image: The Everett Collection

Can you pass this pop quiz about Popeye the Sailor?

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MC1707 29 days ago
18/20 one was a typo, I hit the wrong choice in error.
KevinButler 2 months ago
The "Popeye"movie cartoons were first seen in NYC on WPIX TV Ch.11 on Saturday,Sunday and Monday September 8,9, and 10,1956. "Capt.Ray"Heatherton(Formerly WOR TV Ch.9 NYC's"Merry Mailman")hosted the weekend evening edition of the series for two and a half years."Capt.Allen"Swift mc'd the program weekday evenings for five years and "Capt.Jack"McCarthy hosted the show weekday evenings and afternoons from Monday September 26,1960 to 1972.
RobertK 4 months ago
15 0f 20. That's what happens when you don't finish ALL of your spinach.
PizzaMania 4 months ago
Ahhhh I know better than that
OrsonTheMaus246 5 months ago
You got 20 out of 20

Did you show your strength… or was that a little too real for you? Share you score below (deck)!
Susan00100 6 months ago
19/20
Anyone else notice the resemblance between Jack Mercer and Abe Vigoda?
PulsarStargrave 9 months ago
A POX on these jumping screens-- they made me get an easy question wrong!
Dario 9 months ago
Jack Mercer voiced Popeye The Sailor for 49 years, from 1935 until his death on December 4, 1984, so it should be "almost half a century," not "nearly half a century." Who writes this stuff over there at MeTV?!? 🙄😣😡
KevinButler Dario 2 months ago
He died around the time of my birthday..(Crying).
rogerhankins 10 months ago
19 of 20 missed breakfast cereal question
I messed up on the video game question! The other "wrong" answer was because the screen jumped! Is there a trick to this?
vinman63 15 months ago
I remember mad magazine spiff on Popeye. Olyve swallowed an olive and doctor says congrats to Popeye.
cnick9999 16 months ago
15 out of 20. Needs me spinach to score better!
danaman62 16 months ago
14 out of 20 may not be by too bad to you but I think it stinks. That’s my score.
Tim 17 months ago
20 out of 20. I guessed on #19.
Yuuji 18 months ago
If Popeye could make his fully cameo appearance in Makoto Shinkai's next film, I called it "Rumor's Delight", it's like Anchors Aweigh but his version,
A story about a Tokyo schoolgirl named Rui Yamane with her love interest (or friend) named Bill Seethers embarks a journey to save Tokyo from a spreading of Covid-a-teen (a villain that spreads covid-19 from space) to get the Marvelous Feast.

Guest stars Popeye (Voiced by Eric Bauza) dancing with Rui in his segment (just like Jerry dancing with Gene kelly)

Cameos is weathering with you stars: Hodaka Morishima was seen at the Tokyo park, and Hina Amano working at Joyful Burger

Shinkai give Joshua Moshier their new music for the film while RADWIMPS will not reprise their music for the film

Production company by CoMix Wave films and Distributed by Paramount Pictures and Toho family Entertainment
POPEYE is a courtesy of Turner Entertainment Co.
Dario 18 months ago
19 out of 20. I missed the breakfast commercial question, which I never saw at the time. 😁😁😁😁😁
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