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Garfield Gets a Life (1991)

TV Movie  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  8 May 1991 (USA)
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Garfield and his owner are in a rut. Jon cannot seem to get a date, until a school for the personality impaired opens a new window of opportunity for Jon, but is shut tight for Garfield.

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Cast overview:
Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Thom Huge ...
Jon (voice)
Gregg Berger ...
Odie / Stinky / Announcer (voice)
Julie Payne ...
Library Girl / Receptionist (voice)
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Lorenzo / Gunner (voice)
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Mona / Librarian (voice)
Kim Campbell ...
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Kevin Campbell ...
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Garfield and his owner, Jon Arbuckle, are in a rut. Life for them is a complete bore. They both need a life. Jon tries several unsuccessful times to get a date. Then he attends a class for the personality impaired where he meets a young woman and all seems to be great for Jon, but Garfield starts to feel neglected and left out. Written by D.S. <Robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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The title is a bit of a misnomer, as this special is more about Jon getting a life, rather than Garfield. See more »

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Lorenzo: Our motto is, "If you can get a pulse, you can get a life".
Garfield: [to Jon] Ah, maybe they'll take you anyway.
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Shake Your Paw
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Running Out of Luck
22 October 2002 | by (America) – See all my reviews

I never hoped that this cartoon series would run out of ideas, hopefully...until I saw "Garfield Gets A Life." What started out as a typical classic, with cool music and good characters, but it turned out to be the worst. This must have been on the edge of the SEINFIELD Era of comedy. Let's face it, you can't make a cartoon out of nothing.

This should have been GARFIELD MEETS THE SUPPORT GROUP. Jon decides to join a support group to get "a life". Garfield also goes and that's where I'll stop. The supporting characters are NNOOTT FFFUUNNYYY!!! Even Garfield's humor doesn't make sense!!

How could they do this to Garfield??!!!


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