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Garfield on the Town (1983)

Garfield escapes from the car on a trip to the vet and finds the place where he grew up.

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Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Thom Huge ...
Jon Arbuckle (voice)
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Ràoul (voice)
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Odie / Ali Cat (voice)
Sandi Huge ...
Garfield's Mom (voice)
Julie Payne ...
Dr. Liz Wilson (voice)
C. Lindsay Workman ...
Garfield's Grandfather (voice) (as Lindsay Workman)
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Girl Cats 2 and 3 (voice)
Desirée Goyette ...
Girl Cat 1 (voice)
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Garfield escapes from the car on a trip to the vet and finds the place where he grew up.

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Trivia

Animated debut of Garfield's vet and Jon's eventual love interest, Dr. Liz Wilson. See more »

Goofs

At the end, when Garfield watches his mom walking behind a bush, her tail doesn't completely disappear, the animation simply freezes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Garfield: [waking up] Good morning, Morning. Guess I'll get up, wake Jon, exercise... unless, of course, that floor is cold. I hate cold floors. I'm not getting out of bed if that floor is the slightest bit chilly.
[He places one finger on the floor ever so slightly and cringes]
Garfield: Yii! It's freezing! Too bad.
[sighs]
Garfield: ...I'm hungry.
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The best. A very emotional Garfield
25 November 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

'Garfield on the Town' was my favourite Garfield film. I saw it when I was very young, and I always felt very sad when Garfield goes back to the place where he was brought up as a kitten, and he remembers everything about this place (and his mother) and recalls how it used to be and how it has now changed. It's a very emotional scene, and you really do get to see another side to Garfield beyond the funny comments and the laid-back attitude.

I don't think the film had too much more to offer, sadly, than this scene. At least, the rest of it is not very memorable. I first saw this when I was about five-years-old - when it was first on television. I saw it a few years after that, and besides the scene where Garfield visits his old place, I don't think it had much more to offer.

I cannot say whether or not I recommend it. I can just state that I did enjoy it, and it was a very memorable film to me.


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