Garfield's Thanksgiving (1989)

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Finds Jon with a love interest-a veterinarian who orders Garfield on a diet-and then comes for Thanksgiving dinner!

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Finds Jon with a love interest-a veterinarian who orders Garfield on a diet-and then comes for Thanksgiving dinner!

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All the butter on Jon's face and hands disappears when he puts the turkey in the oven. See more »

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Garfield: [sees his vet appointment written on the Wednesday page of the calendar and tears it off, then feeds the page to Odie] Here Odie! Wednesdays are good and good for ya!
[shoves the page in Odie's mouth]
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Followed by Garfield 2 (2006) See more »

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Make Thanksgiving One Whole Meal
Performed by Lou Rawls
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So sweet
11 December 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Once again, Garfield proves he can pull off more in 25 minutes than movies that take 4 times that long. It's Thanksgiving and Jon loves to make a huge deal of it. On a trip to the vet (keep a lookout for Orson the Pig in the waiting room) he manages to pluck up enough courage to ask out Dr. Liz on a date. Amazed? Well she actually accepts, how crazy is that? If only she knew what she was getting in to.

Jon doesn't plan the Thanksgiving dinner very well. He's got NO clue how to work a kitchen. And he's on the verge of blowing his big chance with Liz. But Grandma Arbuckle comes to the rescue. And so John, Liz, Garfield and Odie sit together at the table for lovely evening in which Jon actually manages to impress Liz. Well, will wonders never cease?

This TV special is one billion times what the poor Garfield movie is.


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