"A Bad Knight for Popeye" is an episode from The All-New Popeye Hour's "The Adventures of Popeye" segment for Hanna-Barbera Productions in association with King Features Syndicate. It first aired on September 30, 1978 and was directed by George Gordon, Carl Urbano and Rudy Zamora. Popeye was voiced by Jack Mercer, Olive Oyl was voiced by Marilyn Schreffler, Wimpy was voiced by Daws Butler and Bluto was voiced by Allan Melvin.
It is the Middle Ages, and the Princess (portrayed by Olive Oyl) has been kidnapped by an evil knight. She is being guarded by his dragon. The King (portrayed by Wimpy) makes a proclamation that whomever frees the Princess will have her hand in marriage.
Many try and fail until the Farmer (portrayed by Popeye) tries his hand at saving the Princess. Of course, the Evil Knight (portrayed by Bluto) tangles with Popeye. Bluto challenges Popeye to a jousting match. Popeye wins the tournament and rescues Princess Olive.
This segment was aired in season 1, episode 4 of The All-New Popeye Hour. Below is a list of the other segments for this episode.
|The Adventures of Popeye||"A Whale of a Tale"||4A|
|Health and Safety Tips||(Bicycle)||4B|
|The Adventures of Popeye||"Olive's Shining Hour"||4C|
|Dinky Dog||"Dinky's Nose for News"||4D|
|Health and Safety Tips||(Don't Overeat)||4E|
|The Adventures of Popeye||"A Bad Knight for Popeye"||4F|
|Health and Safety Tips||(Balanced Meals)||4G|
- A Bad Knight For Popeye at the Big Cartoon Database