The first TV special starring the rotund comic strip staple Garfield the Cat. Here, he and his dull-witted canine cohort Odie end up at the pound.

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Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
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Jon Arbuckle (voice)
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Hubert (voice)
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Reba / Skinny (voice)
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Fast Eddy / Fluffy (voice)
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Odie / Salesman (voice)
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Little Girl (voice) (as Angela Lee)
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The first TV special starring the rotund comic strip staple Garfield the Cat. Here, he and his dull-witted canine cohort Odie end up at the pound.

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25 October 1982 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Numerous lines from this TV special are actual jokes from Garfield books published before it aired. See more »

Quotes

Hubert: [on the phone] Hello, City Pound? This is Hubert on Main Street; I've got a couple of customers for you.
[bellows]
Hubert: Send a truck right over!
[truck promptly pulls up]
Hubert: What took you so long?
[bellows again]
Hubert: Get that cat and that dog, and take them away!
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Connections

Followed by The Garfield Show (2008) See more »

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Foolin' Around
Performed by Desirée Goyette and Lou Rawls
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A Mediocre Garfield 30 Minute cartoon with exceptional music talent..
14 November 1998 | by (Vermont) – See all my reviews

I would have rated this attempt by Jim Davis and Co. about a five because I felt as though it wasn't creative and didn't seem to show that true Garfield spark we saw later on, but I changed my mind and gave it brownie points for the musical talent. The Song we hear as Odie is taken away to be put to sleep is soulful and beautifully sung (by who I'm not sure) and it captures the thoughts Garfield was having as he contemplated life without his best friend... I say CLOSE but not QUITE what I'll call a Jim Davis triumph- for that you'll have to watch, Garfield Goes to Hollywood and A Garfield Christmas.


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