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"This gag will burn him up."

One of the many April Fools "pranks" that Bluto pulls against Popeye in the 1955 short "Cooking with Gags" involves pouring a can of gasoline into the barbecue pit just as Popeye was trying to light a bonfire. The resulting explosion does not seem to harm Popeye, aside from lodging several flaming fire logs into Popeye's mouth.

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