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?

Your Result...

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MichaelBrown 15 hours ago
17 out of 20! Not bad, I guess.
kimmer 2 days ago
13/20....pretty good for not being a Popeye
DonStankalis 5 days ago
19/20 - The one I got wrong wasn't in the Animated series, but in the Bud Sagendorf comic strip version
MuniMetv76 14 days ago
Well it’s because of Popeye that I love spinach 👍🏿💯 Interesting fun fact about Popeye coining the phrase Doofus & Nintendo’s Donkey Kong was intended for Popeye 🥰 #LearnSomethingNewEveryday #RIP ROBINWILLIAMS DIED ON MY BDAY THAT YR... #BESTPOPEYEEVER
MuniMetv76 14 days ago
16/20 A few of them packed a powerful punch😂😂 Mumbling in my “Popeye’s voice”
Tomeaton 14 days ago
I guess I didn't know as much as I need to know about Popeye
jwj 22 days ago
17/20 like the old ones and the way Popeye mumbles under his breath
John 1 month ago
19/20. I only missed the question on the year in which Popeye made his debut.
VaughnBaskin 1 month ago
Well blow me down! Me's got a 20 out of 20!
foxman 1 month ago
I actually got 20/20. I surprised myself that I remembered a lot of Popeye history that I read.

IdaKnow56 1 month ago
I loved Popeye as a kid, but I always found it irritating the way that Olive Oyl keeps yelling for him to help her out of whatever mess she got herself into. Never been crazy about spinach either; I always thought it was part of the Dept. of Agriculture's WW2 campaign to get kids to eat more vegetables, to make up for the shortage of meat. Nevertheless, I still feel warmth in the cockles of my heart for the old spinach eater. Loved the way Robin Williams portrayed him in the movie too, even though the critics didn't. Who cares what movie critics think, anyway? As Popeye says, "I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam!"
Muleskinner 1 month ago
13/20. I needs me spinach! 🥗
Newyorkcitygal 1 month ago
15/20 to young to remember that cartoon. A lot of guesses.
rickie1234 1 month ago
I am really bad at Popeye cuisine and I got nine out of 20
Andrew 1 month ago
17 out of 20...Not bad...I should have got "Olive Oyl" appearing before Popeye and "Doofus" as Popeye's cousin. I think I vaguely recall Olive Oyl appeared before Popeye and "Doofus" seemed the word closest to "a dimwit or silly person". I did not get the "Thimble Theatre" answer right. Seems only a real Popeye fan would have got that one.
wdd 1 month ago
12 out of 20. well, blow me down!
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