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Jon Arbuckle (voice)
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Odie / Ranger #1 / Announcer (voice)
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Dicky Beaver (voice)
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Billy Rabbit (voice)
Desirée Goyette ...
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Garfield is taken on a camping trip by Jon, much against his will. A series of very funny disasters follow. But not all is well, as a panther has escaped from the local zoo and is stalking them. Will our hero survive to eat another lasagna and kick Odie off the table again? Written by Jonathan D. H. Parshall <parshall@citcom.net>

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Garfield: If we don't get out of here, we're gonna be dead. And if that happens, heaven forbid, I'm never gonna speak to you again.
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Followed by A Garfield Christmas Special (1987) See more »

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Yet more Garfield brilliance
8 February 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

I totally love the Garfield TV specials. You can always rely on them for intelligent and classy humor and 'In the Rough' is no exception. In this one Garfield, Odie and Jon go camping in the Lake Wobegone forest. But there's a massive escaped Puma on the loose and it's looking for lunch.

Brilliant songs, a clever short story and undeniable cuteness make this one of the best Garfield TV specials (well they all are really). Catch it on TV whenever you can or just go out and buy the DVD. And I know I say it all the time, but if only the terrible Garfield movie was this good..


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