Garfield on the Town (1983)

TV Short  -   -  Animation | Short | Comedy
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 358 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 3 critic

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

Director:

Writers:

(created by), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 490 titles
created 08 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1377 titles
created 18 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 7737 titles
created 04 Jul 2013
 
a list of 4660 titles
created 22 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 836 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Garfield on the Town (1983– )

Garfield on the Town (1983– ) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Garfield on the Town.

User Polls

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Here Comes Garfield (TV Short 1982)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Director: Phil Roman
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Sandy Kenyon, Henry Corden
Garfield in Disguise (TV Short 1985)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Garfield has one spooktacular adventure on the Eve of All Saints. He fashions himself a pirate costume then takes Odie out trick-or-treating to ensure extra candy. But when attempting to ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Roman
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Garfield's Fun Fest (Video 2008)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Welcome to FunFest ? the annual talent competition for the funniest comic strip in Cartoon World. As you can probably guess, a certain lasagna-loving, tubby tabby wins it every year. So why... See full summary »

Directors: Mark A.Z. Dippé, Eondeok Han
Stars: Frank Welker, Tim Conway, Gregg Berger
Garfield Goes Hollywood (TV Short 1987)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Jon, Garfield and Odie audition for the talent show "Pet Search" in hopes of winning the $1000 prize and a chance at the finals in Hollywood.

Director: Phil Roman
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Garfield 2 (2006)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Jon Arbuckle travels to the United Kingdom, and he brings his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle, but his reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis , who has designs on the estate.

Director: Tim Hill
Stars: Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Billy Connolly
Garfield Gets a Life (TV Movie 1991)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.

Director: John Sparey
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to Jon's grandmother's house for Christmas, where Garfield finds a present for Grandma.

Directors: Phil Roman, George Singer
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Garfield in the Rough (TV Short 1984)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Garfield, Jon, and Odie head out into the great outdoors.

Director: Phil Roman
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Garfield's Feline Fantasies (TV Short 1990)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Garfield and Odie fantasize that they are on a Middle-East mission to retrieve the Banana of Bombay, the symbol of humour to nations around the world.

Directors: Phil Roman, Bob Nesler, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Garfield's Thanksgiving (TV Short 1989)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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

Directors: Phil Roman, Gerard Baldwin, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Garfield the cat daydreams that he's an old-time private detective.

Directors: Phil Roman, Bob Nesler, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Garfield: His 9 Lives (TV Movie 1988)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Garfield plays multiple roles including ancient Egyptian royalty, a fairyland kitten, a movie 'stunt cat', and more.

Directors: Phil Roman, Doug Frankel, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Thom Huge ...
Jon Arbuckle (voice)
...
Ràoul (voice)
...
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)
...
Girl Cats 2 and 3 (voice)
Desirée Goyette ...
Girl Cat 1 (voice)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 October 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Garfield a nagyvárosban  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First special where Thom Huge provides the voice of Jon. 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.
See more »

Connections

Followed by The Garfield Show (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Crazy Day
Performed by Lou Rawls
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Garfield on the Town (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?