Popeye Meets Rip Van Winkle (1941)

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Wandering through a quaint Swiss village, Popeye comes face to face with the legendary archer William Tell. When Popeye asks "Where's your son?", Tell sheepishly admits that he recently got into an argument with the boy and shot him from under an apple (A closeup of a photograph reveals that Tell's dear departed son is none other than Groucho Marx). On cue, the despotic dictator Gessler appears and demands that Tell repeat his famous apple-shooting routine with his son immediately--or face the headman's axe. To save Tell from a grisly demise, Popeye poses as the bowman's son...with hilarious results. Not surprisingly, this cartoon's musical score is dominated by Rossini's "William Tell Overture"; what IS surprising is that no one yells "Hi Yo, Silver."