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The Best Short Films of Popeye

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List RulesVote up your favorite Popeye short films.

There are so many exciting episodes of Popeye, that inspire you to eat your spinach with feats of heroics, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "I Yam What I Yam" the best, or is "We Aim to Please" your favorite Popeye short film? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Popeye are, let's rank every Popeye short film from best to worst.

Popeye is a series of films starring Popeye the Sailor. Olive Oyl, Bluto, and Wimpy are frequent co-stars. Popeye premiered in 1932. Popeye was revived in the 1960s with an animated TV series.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Popeye, and vote down any bad shorts that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Popeye episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    I Yam What I Yam

    Video: YouTube
    After a stormy boat ride with Olive Oyl and Wimpy, Popeye builds a log cabin near the beach where they make landfall. Later, while Popeye is out on his own hunting for dinner, a band of indians wages separate assaults on the cabin and on Popeye....
    • Original Airing: Sep 29 1933
    • Season: Popeye - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Series: Popeye
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  • 2

    Blow Me Down!

    Video: YouTube
    Popeye visits Olive Oyl, who is working as a dancer in a cantina in Mexico. Bluto the Bandit shows up and scares off everyone except Popeye. After failing to beat him in various challenges, Bluto sets his gang on Popeye while he goes after Olive....
    • Original Airing: Oct 27 1933
    • Season: Popeye - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Series: Popeye
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  • 3

    Seasin's Greetinks!

    Video: YouTube

    Popeye takes Olive ice skating during this special holiday-themed theatrical cartoon.

    • Original Airing: Nov 17 1933
    • Season: Popeye - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 5
    • Series: Popeye
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    Never Kick A Woman

    Video: YouTube
    Olive Oyl is pushed by Popeye into taking a class for self defense. When the instructor starts to flirt with Popeye, her jealousy compels her to take a greater interest in the training, but finds herself being mocked by her new rival....
    • Original Airing: Aug 28 1936
    • Season: Popeye - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 38
    • Series: Popeye
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