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.
Olive is a nurse in a hospital division of the "Bruiser Boys Club"; and the proprietress of a blacksmith shop. Later, Popeye teaches the children at Olive Oyl's Health Farm about the merits of spinach.
Bluto's sneaky work over the telephone wires gets Popeye in trouble with Olive Oyl; Popeye arrives in a beat-up roadster to take Olive Oyl for a ride only to find Bluto there in a sleek new car; Popeye and Bluto try to enlist in the Army.
Spinach turns Popeye into a one-man Navy during a World War II battle; Popeye convinces Bluto to join the Army; and Popeye delivers a precious cargo of spinach to Britain, despite the efforts of a Nazi submarine to sink his ship.
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 entrusts the care of Swee'pea to Popeye while she goes on a shopping tour; and Popeye's nephews would rather go fishing than work in his victory garden, so he tells them the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.
Popeye has trouble when Pappy wants to learn to fly a plane. He also has a difficult time convincing his Pappy that flagpole sitting isn't the safest hobby in the world; and later, takes on the enemy fleet, including an aircraft carrier and planes.
Popeye and Bluto care for Swee'pea while Olive visits the beauty parlor; Popeye goes to Africa to rescue Dr. Bluto; and Popeye tries to get a job as a movie stuntman by showing studio executives clips of some of his most daring exploits.
Popeye tries to rest in his easy chair, but his musical nephews have other ideas. Later, Popeye and Bluto vie to win government contracts to build ships; and find themselves dreaming about Princess Alona, who is really Olive Oyl in a sarong.
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.
Popeye and Bluto enter a dance contest with Olive and her grandma; Olive takes Popeye to Bluto's school of etiquette; Popeye responds to a fire alarm at Olive's home; and Popeye has an exciting adventure after meeting a tribe of Indians.