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The All New Popeye Hour
  • Animation
  • Comedy
Directed by
  • Ray Patterson (Season 1–2)
  • Carl Urbano (Season 1–2, S04)
  • Oscar Dufau (Season 2)
  • George Gordon (Season 2&4)
  • Chris Cuddington (Season 3)
  • Rudy Zamora (Season 4)
  • Supervising directors:
  • Ray Patterson (Season 1–2, S04)
  • Chris Cuddington (Season 3–4 & Special)
Voices of
Theme music composer Sammy Lerner (arranged by Hoyt Curtin)
Opening theme "I'm Popeye the Sailor Man"
Composer(s) Hoyt Curtin
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 64
Executive producer(s)
  • Alex Lovy (Season 1–2 & Special)
  • Art Scott (Season 3–4)
  • Gil Iverson
  • Peter Jennings (Season 1)
  • Robert Ciaglia (S01–03 & Special)
Running time
  • 21 minutes (whole)
  • 7 minutes (segments)
Production company(s)
Distributor Taft Broadcasting
Original network CBS
Audio format Mono
Original release September 9, 1978 (1978-09-09) – September 5, 1983 (1983-09-05)
Preceded by Popeye the Sailor (1960–1962)
Followed by Popeye and Son (1987)

The All New Popeye Hour is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and King Features Syndicate. Starring the comic strip character Popeye, the series aired from 1978 to 1983 on CBS.

Voice cast

In addition to providing many of the cartoon scripts, Jack Mercer reprised his voice as Popeye, while Marilyn Schreffler and Allan Melvin became the new voices of Olive Oyl and Bluto, respectively (Mae Questel auditioned for Hanna-Barbera to recreate Olive Oyl, but was rejected in favor of Schreffler).




Seasons 1–3 (1978–1980): The Adventures of Popeye

Season 1 (1978)

No. in
Title Written by Original air date
1 1 "A Bad Knight for Popeye/Ballet-Hooey/The Big Wheel" TBA September 9, 1978 (1978-09-09)
2 2 "Bluto's Bike Bullies/Boola Boola Hula/Bully Dozer" TBA  ()
3 3 "A Camping We Will Go/Captain Meno's Sunken Treasure/Chips Off the Old Ice Block" TBA  ()
4 4 "Close Encounters of the Third Spinach/Coldfinger/The Crunch for Lunch Bunch" TBA  ()
5 5 "A Day at Muscle Beach/A Day at the Rodeo/The Decathlon Dilemma" TBA  ()
6 6 "The Delmonica Diamond/Free Hauling Brawl/Getting Popeye's Goat" TBA  ()
7 7 "Heir-Brained Popeye/Here Stew You/A Horse of a Flying Color" TBA  ()
8 8 "I Left My Spinach in San Francisco/I Wants Me Mummy/The Loneliness of the Long Distance Popeye" TBA  ()
9 9 "The Mask of Gorgonzola/Mother Goose Is on the Loose/Olive's Shining Hour" TBA  ()
10 10 "Play It Again, Popeye/Polly Wants Some Spinach/Popeye's Engine Company" TBA  ()
11 11 "Popeye's Finest Hour/Popeye's Roots/Popeye and Bigfoot" TBA  ()
12 12 "Popeye and the Beanstalk/Popeye and the Pest/Popeye and the Pirates" TBA  ()
13 13 "Popeye at the Center of the Earth/Popeye of the Klondike/Popeye the Carpenter" TBA  ()
14 14 "Popeye the Carpenter/Popeye the Plumber/Popeye the Robot" TBA  ()
15 15 "Popeye the Sleepwalker/Popeye Goes Hollywood/Popeye Goes Sailing" TBA  ()
16 16 "Popeye Goes Sightseeing/Popeye Meets the Blutostein Monster/Popeye Out West" TBA  ()
17 17 "Popeye Snags the Seahag/Popeye Versus Machine/A Seal with Appeal" TBA  ()
18 18 "Shark Treatment/Ship Ahoy/Ship Ahoy" TBA  ()
19 19 "The Ski's the Limit/The Spinach Bowl/Spinach Fever" TBA  ()
20 20 "Spring Daze in Paris/Steeple Chase at Ups and DownsThe Sword of Fitzwilly/Take Me Out to the Brawl Game" TBA  ()
21 21 "The Terrifyink Transylvanian Treasure Trek/The Three Ring Ding-a-Ling/The Three Ring Ding-a-Ling" TBA  ()
22 22 "The Treasure of Howe's Bayou/The Treasure of Werner Schnitzel/A Trio in Rio" TBA  ()
23 23 "A Whale of a Tale/Whotsa Matterhorn?/Wilder Than Usual Blue Yonder" TBA  ()
24 24 "Yukon County Mountie" TBA  ()

Season 2 (1979)

No. in
Title Written by Original air date
25 1 "Bad Day at the Bakery/Boo Who/Building Blockheads" TBA  ()
26 2 "En Un Lugar De La Mancha/Fantastic Gymnastics/The Game" TBA  ()
27 3 "The Great Decathlon Championship/King of the Rodeo/Love on the Rocks" TBA  ()
28 4 "Old McPopeye Had a Farm/Olive's Bugged House Blues/On Mule-itary Detail" TBA  ()
29 5 "Paddle Wheel Popeye/Pedal-Powered-Popeye/Plunder Down Under" TBA  ()
30 6 "Popeye's Aqua Circus/Popeye's High School Daze/Popeye's Poodle Problem" TBA  ()
31 7 "Popeye in Wonderland/Popeye the Painter/Queen of the Load" TBA  ()
32 8 "The Reel Hollywood Treasure Hunt/Roller Rink-a-Dink/Sky High Fly Try" TBA  ()
33 9 "Swee'Pea Plagues a Parade/Take It or Lump It/Tough Sledding" TBA  ()
34 10 "Water Ya Doin'?/Westward Ho! Ho!" TBA  ()

Season 3 (1980)

No. in
Title Written by Original air date
35 1 "Abject Flying Object/Alpine for You/Around the World in 80 Hours" TBA  ()
36 2 "Bad Company/Beyond the Spinach Brick Road/Cliff Hanger" TBA  ()
37 3 "Dublin or Nothin'/Forum or Against 'Em/A Goon Gone Gooney" TBA  ()
38 4 "The Great Speckled Whale/Hail, Hail, the Ganges All Here/In a Little Spinach Town" TBA  ()
39 5 "I Wouldn't Take That Mare to the Fair on a Dare/Merry Madness at the Mardi Gras/No Fuel Like an Old Fuel" TBA  ()
40 6 "Olive Goes Dallas/Pappy Fails in Love/Peask and Quiet" TBA  ()
41 7 "Popeye's Perilous Pursuit of a Pearl/Popeye's Self Defense/Popeye of Sherwood Forest" TBA  ()
42 8 "Popeye of the Jungle/Popeye the Lone Legionnaire/Popeye Stumps Bluto" TBA  ()
43 9 "Popierre the Musketeer/Ships That Pass in the Fright/Spa-ing Partners" TBA  ()
44 10 "Top Kick in Boot Camp/Tour Each His Own/The Umpire Strikes Back" TBA  ()
45 11 "Unidentified Fighting Object/W.O.I.L." TBA  ()

Season 4 (1981–1983): The Popeye and Olive Comedy Show

No. in
Title Written by Original air date
46 1 "Reptile Ranch / Mission Improbable / So Who's Watching the Bird Watchers"" "Reptile Ranch:" Glenn Leopold
"Mission Improbable:" Cliff Roberts
"So Who's Watching the Bird Watchers:" Tom Yakutis
47 2 "Computer Chaos / Chilly Con Caveman / Here Today, Goon Tomorrow" "Computer Chaos:" Glenn Leopold
"Chilly Con Caveman:" Glenn Leopold and Cliff Roberts
"Here Today, Goon Tomorrow:" Glenn Leopold
48 3 "Come Back, Little Stegosaurus / Troop Therapy / Olive's Devastating Decorators" "Come Back, Little Stegosaurus:" Cliff Roberts
"Troop Therapy:" Glenn Leopold
"Olive's Devastating Decorators:" Tom Dagenais
49 4 "Goon Native / Cheap Skate Date / Alice in Blunderland" "Goon Native:" Glenn Leopold
"Cheap Skate Date:" Doug Booth
"Alice in Blunderland:" Cliff Roberts
50 5 "Neanderthal Nuisance / Wreck Room / The Incredible Shrinking Popeye" "Neanderthal Nuisance:" Glenn Leopold
"Wreck Room:" Frances Novier, Cliff Roberts, and Glenn Leopold
"The Incredible Shrinking Popeye:" Glenn Leopold
51 6 "Private Secretaries / The First Resort / Goon Balloon" "Private Secretaries:" Cliff Roberts
"The First Resort:" Cliff Roberts and Glenn Leopold
"Goon Balloon:" Glenn Leopold
52 7 "Vegetable Stew / Tanks a Lot / Winner Window Washer" "Vegetable Stew:" Coslough Johnson, Glenn Leopold, and Cliff Roberts
"Tanks a Lot:" Glenn Leopold
"Winner Window Washer:" Bryce Malek
53 8 "Rocky Rolls / Hogwash at the Car Wash / Snow Fooling" "Rocky Rolls:" Cliff Roberts
"Hogwash at the Car Wash:" Gary Greenfield
"Snow Fooling:" Cliff Roberts and Glenn Leopold
54 9 "Bronto Beach / Infink-try / The Midnight Ride of Popeye Revere" "Bronto Beach:" Cliff Roberts
"Infink-try" & "The Midnight Ride of Popeye Revere"
Glenn Leopold
55 10 "Goon Hollywood / Popeye Stumps Bluto / Basic Train-ing" "Goon Hollywood:" Glenn Leopold and Cliff Roberts
"Popeye Stumps Bluto:" TBA
"Basic Train-ing:" Glenn Leopold and Cliff Roberts
56 11 "Up a Lizard River / Jeep Thrills / Olive's Moving Experience" "Up a Lizard River" & "Jeep Thrills"
Glenn Leopold
"Olive's Moving Experience:" Bryce Malek
September 5, 1983 (1983-09-05)


Title Directed by Written by Storyboarded by Original air date
"The Popeye Valentine Special: Sweethearts at Sea" Oscar Dufau Tom Dagenais and Jack Hanrahan George Singer and Paul Sommer February 14, 1979 (1979-02-14)
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