Popeye routs the enemy in a one-man battle, but not before he causes his commanding officer plenty of aggravation; Bluto thinks he needs a complete rest, but Popeye teaches him that honest toil is best; and Popeye cleans the deck of the ship.
Popeye and Bluto agree that "wimmin is bad luck," which is exactly when Olive arrives on their battleship; Olive notices a number of pesky crows ruining her vegetable garden and calls for Popeye's assistance; Army man Bluto is confined to camp limits.
Popeye remembers Pearl Harbor. Later, he and his rival Bluto are in a Latin American port vying for the attention of Olivia Oylia; and Popeye tangles with a leering hypnotist who attempts to lure Olive Oyl to his home.
Popeye and Bluto admire Olive Oyl as she sings "I Want A Clean-Shaven Man"; Popeye tries to live up to the doctrine of brotherly love; Popeye and Olive Oyl attempt to climb a high snow-covered mountain while being followed by Bluto.
Popeye and Olive sing their way through this cartoon in operetta style; Popeye and Olive see Bluto hitting his weak-looking horse, because he cannot pull the wagon; Popeye and Bluto, rivals for Olive Oyl's affection, call on her bearing gifts.
Popeye is building a boat when his Pappy insists on helping. Later, Pappy sneaks out to a nightclub; and Olive presents Popeye with a cute little puppy as a birthday present, but the sailor has trouble getting the pooch to sleep outside.
Popeye takes Olive Oyl out for a driving lesson; Swee'pea, Popeye and Olive rehearse their old-time routines for the comeback of vaudeville; and Popeye needs his spinach when he poses as William Tell's son for the big apple-shooting contest.
Olive visits a skating rink for the first time. Later, Popeye is given a ticket after unintentionally knocking down a traffic policeman; and he tries to lure customers into his penny arcade at Coney Island.
Popeye creates his own cartoon that's a spoof of an old-fashioned melodrama; Popeye tangles with a tough woodpecker, who talks and acts like Edward G. Robinson; and Olive Oyl throws a birthday party for Popeye and he brings his shipmate Shorty.
A tough hombre causes big trouble when he gets on board a battleship; Popeye's four nephews unwillingly sample a plate of spinach and then give their uncle a hard time; and Popeye is welcomed back from war with a drill that nearly wrecks him.
Popeye, as a boy, is captain of a sandlot team that is taking a beating by Bluto; Popeye gets into a fight with Bluto and his bulldog while taking Olive Oyl's puppy for a walk; Bluto tries to steal a parrot given to Olive Oyl by Popeye as a gift.
Swee'pea wanders into a busy factory and narrowly escapes being killed by various machines; Olive elopes with Bluto in his plane, only to realize that she still loves Popeye; Swee'pea causes consternation when Olive Oyl is unable to stop him from crying.
Popeye, saddened by the sight of dogs in a pet shop, buys them and releases them into the street; Popeye has a nightmare in which he is unable to save Olive Oyl from Bluto; and Bluto lures Popeye and Olive to a haunted house.
Popeye offers to wash windows in Olive Oyl's office, at which point Bluto becomes resentful and seeks revenge; Wimpy, an organ grinder, entertains Popeye and Olive with some music; sculptor Popeye and painter Bluto share the same art studio.
Olive Oyl is moving and Popeye shows up to help; Olive Oyl catches her boxing instructor flirting with Popeye; and Popeye tackles lions, bears, snakes and countless other animals while chasing after Swee'pea at the zoo.