Popeye (1980) Poster



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Edited into 

Spun-off from 

Popeye the Sailor (1960) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Mork & Mindy: Pajama Game II (1982) (TV Episode)
Mork says he saw the film. Mork and Popeye were both played by Robin Williams.
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
A puzzle for the movie can be seen at the toy store.
Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) (TV Episode)
referenced during Ace awards, also as a poster
At the Movies: Family Business/Blaze/We're No Angels/The Wizard/The Rosegarden (1989) (TV Episode)
In his review of "We're No Angels" (1989), Gene Siskel mentions that Wolf Kroeger also designed the town in this movie.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
referenced during Ace awards, also as a poster
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Vriess is heard whistling the theme for this movie
At the Movies: What Dreams May Come/A Night at the Roxbury/Snitch/Antz (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "What Dreams May Come" review.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1998) (TV Special)
A movie poster can be seen in the Robin Williams sketch
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Barry says "Business is very food," referencing the song "Everything Is Food." The song, "He Needs Me," plays prominently throughout the film.
Footballers' Wives: Fall from Grace (2003) (TV Episode)
Jason calls Salvatore "Olive Oyl".
Après Vous (2003)
Antoine calls a lobster Popeye
Kid Notorious: Kim Jong Il Must Die (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned multiple times in the show.
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
" 'Master and Commander' is the best movie of its kind, besides 'Popeye'."
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible on a magazine cover.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005) (TV Movie)
There's a few scenes featuring Williams talking about his next film, which is Popeye, including one with producer Robert Evans
10 Items or Less (2006)
video on rack in store
The Killing Floor (2007)
Title of movie seen in videostore towards the end of the movie.
Paul Smith: The Reddest Herring (2008) (Video)
features star Paul L. Smith
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009) (TV Special)
Robin mentions a pornographic parody of the film
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.63 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "The Funnyman Who Played..."
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) (2010)
Nilsson's soundtrack contributions are mentioned.
The Cinema Snob: Pieces (2011) (TV Episode)
points out Paul Smith as Bluto and they'd "better have round the clock security around Shelley Duvall."
Brows Held High: Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (2011) (TV Episode)
"Olive Oyl (played by Shelley Duvall) is catatonic."
Community: Contemporary Impressionists (2012) (TV Episode)
Abed says that he and the Robin Williams celebrity impersonator were planning on reenacting scenes from "Popeye."
Nostalgia Critic: Jack (2012) (TV Episode)
"I haven't seen him this slow since Popeye."
The Cinema Snob: Invasion of the Samurai Sluts from Hell! (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob says he has respect for the director of this film, but not the film itself
Alex Strangelove (2018)
Alex and Claire dress in costume and pose like Popeye and Olive Oyl at one of the dances they go to.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Pieces (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions the film while discussing Paul L. Smith.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Special Show: The Career of Robin Williams (1988) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
At the Movies: Jacob's Ladder/Waiting for the Light/Tune in Tomorrow.../Vincent & Theo (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown during the segment on Robert Altman.
At the Movies: L.A. Story/Sleeping with the Enemy/The Silence of the Lambs (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the Robin Williams segment.
Nostalgia Critic: Red Sonja (2009) (TV Episode)
Scene of the octopus is recalled
Music Movies: Popeye (2014) (TV Episode)
movie and songs are reviewed
Altman (2014)
Clips and behind the scenes clips are presented
Pioneers of Television: Robin Williams Remembered (2014) (TV Episode)
archive footage
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)
Clips from the movie
WatchMojo: Top 10 Overpowered Disney Characters (Live Action) (2019) (TV Episode)
Popeye gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Loose Cannons (1990)

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