Olive also usually helped Popeye against The Sea Hag in this show much like in Thimble Theatre due to his unwillingness to harm women.
As Popeye's popularity grew, Fleischer Studios would produce a long-running series of animated theatrical shorts loosely based on Thimble Theatre due to the short-length of the shorts.
She also gained her own segment titled Private Olive Oyl , where she was teamed up with Alice the Goon.
Olive Oyl - Olive Oyl Popeye Bluto Cartoon
In the cartoons, she would usually be Popeye's sweetheart, or a girl that both Popeye and Bluto were trying to impress.
Olive is a woman whose life is filled with awkward and unlucky circumstances, often making her easily worried which leads to her usual expression " Oh Dear!
Description: One notable issue featured the return of her old boyfriend Ham Gravy once again pursuing Olive. Her new look reflected the sporty fashion sense of most mothers of the decade.