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"I Wants Me Mummy" is an episode from The All-New Popeye Hour's "Popeye's Treasure Hunt" segment for Hanna-Barbera Productions in association with King Features Syndicate. It first aired on September 9, 1978 . The producer was Art Scott and it was directed by George Gordon, Carl Urbano and Rudy Zamora. Popeye was voiced by Jack Mercer, Olive Oyl and the Sea Hag were voiced by Marilyn Schreffler, and Bluto was voiced by Allan Melvin.

Plot

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Popeye is delivered an Egyptian sarcophagus to the door of the Popeye & Olive Treasure Seekers Service Ltd. shack. Inside of it is his latest client, wrapped up like a mummy. He wants to hire Popeye to find Cleopatra's treasure. He gives Popeye the first clue: to look in the shadow of the Sphinx. Bluto was hiding in Popeye's aquarium so he saw the clue too.

Popeye and Olive prepare to ship out with their client but Bluto chains their boat to the dock and kidnaps the client. Popeye frees his boat and races after Bluto. The next trick Bluto tries is a smoke screen. Popeye avoids the smoke by rigging his sail to fly over Bluto's boat. Bluto shoots a swordfish like an arrow to shoot him down. In all this confusion, the client rows over to Popeye's boat.

Unknown to everyone, the Sea Hag is watching all of this through her crystal ball. She wants the treasure for herself so she causes a storm to stop Popeye. This allows Bluto to arrive at the Sphinx first and get the next clue. The Sphinx' shadow leads him to a buried figurine that points the way to the treasure. Bluto turns it in the opposite direction to keep Popeye from the correct path.

Popeye eats his spinach to control the storm and sail onto the Sphinx. When they finally arrive they see the clue and Eugene the Jeep knows it was moved. He reveals Bluto's footprints going in the right direction.

Next, the Sea Hag moves onto part two of her plan and disguises herself as an Egyptian queen to trick Bluto. Popeye finds her crystal ball and can see her deception. Popeye exposes her little trick when he takes her crystal ball and goes to confront her. Eugene then has a magic battle with her and reveals the hidden treasure in the process.

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Episode details

This segment was from episode 1 in the series, aired in season 1, episode 1 of The All-New Popeye Hour. Below is a list of the other segments for this episode.

Segment Title Seg #
The Adventures of Popeye "Popeye the Carpenter" 1A
Health Tip Exercise 1B
Popeye's Treasure Hunt "I Wants Me Mummy" Pt 1 1C
Dinky Dog "To Boo or Not to Boo" 1D
Health Tip Junk Food 1E
Popeye's Treasure Hunt "I Wants Me Mummy" Pt 2 1F
Health Tip Skateboard 1G

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