Popeye

Revealing mistake: After Bluto knocks Popeye out and he falls into the water, Bluto goes to jump in after him. Watch the water. Popeye just landed, but the water is really calm. And when Bluto hits the water, it's right on top of a face-down floating Popeye. As Bluto hits, Popeye's body bends almost in half backwards, revealing that it's a foam rubber mannequin.

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Revealing mistake: When Popeye shoves the Taxman backwards, watch carefully. When the Taxman goes sliding down the ramp, just before he hits the water you can see the board that he was sliding on. Also, there is no motion from his arms, legs, or head.

Revealing mistake: During the fight, Popeye ducks Oxheart's swings. If you watch carefully, it appears to be the same swing repeated multiple times from different angles.

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Revealing mistake: After knocking Castor out, Oxheart kicks the unconscious form out of the ring. As the body flies past the camera, the dummy used must have bumped the camera, as it shakes for a second or two.

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Revealing mistake: At the end, in the fight with Bluto, Popeye was facing him on one side, goes underwater, and pops up on the other side. If you watch closely, the figure that goes under is the stunt double, as nobody can get from one spot to another about 15 to 20 feet away underwater in the space of three seconds. Also before Popeye comes up, you can see him underwater as the other figure goes under.

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Continuity mistake: At the races, Wimpy has Swee'pea at the line up board, asking which horse to bet on. As Castor walks in, the shot cuts to Wimpy at the board. The number 7 slot is empty, and no attendant is there. As the shots alternate between Wimpy and Castor, there is an attendant behind Wimpy erasing slot 7, starting to write, then gone again after Castor goes by. In the next moment, Wimpy is directly in front of the board asking Swee'pea. After picking Holy Moley, the next wide shot has the attendant back again with a name in slot 7.

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More mistakes in Popeye

The Tax Man: One sunflower, embarrassing the Tax Man tax.

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Trivia: The voice for the animated Popeye was done by Jack Mercer who provided the voice for the Popeye the Sailor cartoons.

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Question: When Bluto was meeting in private with Wimpy, what were they talking about?

Answer: One, Bluto is a bully and threatened him, after all his name is Wimpy. Plus he most likely offered to buy him a hamburger, which he would have paid next Tuesday.

Answer: How did Bluto convince Wimpy to do it?

Answer: To grab Swee'pea, while everyone was cheering Popeye for dunking the Tax Collector.

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