Junior Gets a Job

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Junior Gets a Job
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Junior, looking for a job, spots Bluto's "Help Wanted" sign.
Premiere date October 24, 1987
Music composed by Hoyt Curtin
Writer(s) John Loy
Director(s) John Kimball
Paul Sommer
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"Junior Gets a Job" is the sixth episode (part one) of Popeye and Son season one. It aired on October 24, 1987 on CBS. It was written by John Loy, and directed by John Kimball and Paul Sommer.

With not enough money for his mom's birthday present, Junior gets a job working at Bluto's car lot. When Tank gets wind of this, he makes several attempts to sabotage Junior.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


Character debut Speaking debut Ep. debut No lines Mentioned

In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Popeye Jr. Josh Rodine
Eugene the Jeep Don Messick
Woody Nancy Cartwright
Clerk Unavailable
Zookeeper Unavailable
Stage magician Unavailable
Clown Unavailable
Lizzie Bluto Marilyn Schreffler
Bluto Allan Melvin
Lizzie's parents
Tank Bluto David Markus
Popeye Maurice La Marche
Olive Oyl Marilyn Schreffler



  • Spinach


  • Cars





The score was composed by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: October 24, 1987 on CBS

Behind the scenes

  • Popeye narrates the opening.


  • Sweet Haven Zoo is written as Sweethaven Zoo.

Critical reception

In other languages

Language Name Meaning

Home availability

  • Not available. 😥