Olive Oyl

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Olive Oyl is a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar in 1919 for his comic strip Thimble Theatre. The strip was later renamed Popeye after the sailor character that became the most popular member of the cast; however, Olive Oyl was the main character for 10 years before Popeye's 1929 appearance.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

  • In her Famous Studios version, Olive Oyl is very tall and very skinny with tightly wound hair and enormous feet. She had black hair with a red bow. She wears a red shirt with short sleeves, black skirt with a red line on the bottom and black high heels. She is full of energy, enthusiasm, and the joy of living.

Popeye the Sailor (Famous Studios) 1942-1957[edit | edit source]

Silly Hillbilly  [edit | edit source]

Episode 166
Airdate: September 9, 1949

Hill-billing and Cooing[edit | edit source]

Episode 218
Airdate: January 13, 1956

Olive manages to reach the spinach, eating it, was free in a tree stump, flex her biceps, gaining the strength to send Pearl flying into space.

This cartoon was a role-reversal, in which Olive Oyl was the protagonist who had to rescue Popeye.

Popeye (1960s TV Series) 1960-1963[edit | edit source]

Rip Van Popeye[edit | edit source]

Airdate: October 28, 1960

Popeyes' Fixit Shop[edit | edit source]

Airdate: November 5, 1960

Gem Jam[edit | edit source]

Airdate: January 14, 1961

Hamburger Aweigh[edit | edit source]

Airdate: May 10, 1961

Popeye's Double Trouble[edit | edit source]

Airdate: May 28, 1961

Giddy Gold[edit | edit source]

Airdate: September 12, 1961

The same fate almost befalls Popeye as he could not resist her beauty, but Olive quickly takes Popeye's spinach can from his pocket and uses her newfound strength to knock out the "hussy" Siren to next Tuesday, which instantly frees Popeye from her spell.

Popeyed Columbus[edit | edit source]

Airdate: October 30, 1961

The All-New Popeye Hour[edit | edit source]

Popeye's Self Defense[edit | edit source]

Ballet-Hooey[edit | edit source]

Season 1, Episode 1b
Airdate: September 9, 1978

A Goon Gone Gooney[edit | edit source]

Take Me Out To the Brawl Game[edit | edit source]

Olive Goes Dallas[edit | edit source]