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)
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Jon Arbuckle (voice)
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Ràoul (voice)
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Odie / Ali Cat (voice)
Sandi Huge ...
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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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First special where Thom Huge provides the voice of Jon. See more »

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

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[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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Down and out cat.
10 July 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

We all know how much Garfield hates going to the vet. So after wrecking Jon's house the fat cat is dragged, kicking and screaming, into the car. But even on the way there Garfield can't sit a peace. Until he falls out of the window and into the busy street.

He quickly learns that freedom from Jon and life on the streets isn't all fun and games. No one is kind to him, he's cold and quickly hungry. So when he dips into a smelly garbage can he's met with hostility from a punk alley cat.

Being house cat and used to home comforts, Garfield cannot match the aggression of this alley cat. More so when a hundred of them (looking more like the Critters from the movie of the same name, than alley cats) come after him.

Garfield takes refuge in an old building which just happens to be Italian Restaurant where he was born. There he meets him mother and the rest of his family. Tho he doesn't belong. And Garfield learns that his real family is Jon and Odie.

It's a very sweet natured story and the ending is cute and touching. There is a good reason why it won an Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program.


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