In the show's pilot, Olive's design was faithful to her original depiction, but when the series was picked up she was made to look like her Famous Studios incarnation. Olive cares deeply about Popeye, and despite their rough start, she eventually grew to love him dearly. To reach their destination, Castor hired a local sailor in the port known as Popeye the Sailor. Olive is very close to her family and regularly spends time with them, including her brother, Castor Oyl , their mother, Nana Oyl after "banana oil", a mild slang phrase of the time used in the same way as "horsefeathers," i. Since her debut, Olive is one of the most recognizable female cartoon characters in the world and is often seen as a poster girl for the "damsel-in-distress" theme.
Alianna. Age: 26.
Because of this, some critics have taken issue with her appearance, regarding her as too ugly, old-looking or plain for such a role as an object of desire, ignoring the fact that she was chiefly meant to be a humorous character by her creator.
Milania. Age: 24.
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In the film, Olive was played by Shelley Duvall and one reviewer called her performance "eerily perfect". This incarnation, however, is found by some to be more unlikeable due to her vain and fickle tendencies. In , a theatrical movie called Popeye was released, featuring an original story and serving as a more faithful adaptation to Segar's Thimble Theatre. Olive has her romantic feelings for Popeye usually being less faithful and she would often be wooed by the likes of Bluto only for Popeye to win her back in the end, or for both Popeye and Bluto to give up on her. She also gained her own segment titled Private Olive Oyl , where she was teamed up with Alice the Goon. Germain Grey DeLisle Olive Oyl is a character created by Elzie Crisler Segar in for his comic strip Thimble Theatre which was subsequently renamed after Popeye ever since the sailor character became the most popular member of the strip's cast. Olive also usually helped Popeye against The Sea Hag in this show much like in Thimble Theatre due to his unwillingness to harm women.