A Garfield Christmas Special (1987)

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

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Complete credited cast:
Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Thom Huge ...
Jon Arbuckle (voice)
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Odie (voice)
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Grandma (voice)
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Dad (voice) (as Pat Harrington)
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Doc Boy (voice) (as David Lander)
Julie Payne ...
Mom (voice)
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Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to Jon's grandmother's house for Christmas, where Garfield finds a present for Grandma.

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21 December 1987 (USA)  »

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A Garfield Christmas  »

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When Doc Boy tries to play "Oh, Christmas Tree" on the piano, the bench is visible. However, in one shot when Grandma tries playing and sits on the keys, the bench is gone. Moments later, when she sneaks off to her rocker, the bench reappears. See more »

Quotes

Jon Arbuckle: [as he tries to help Dad put the star on top of the tree] Careful, Dad. Don't hurt yourself.
Dad: Why is it that we always put the stupid star on last? Why don't we put the star on top of the tree, then put the tree up?
Mom: Well, it just wouldn't be Christmas if we put the star on first, honey.
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Followed by The Garfield Show (2008) See more »

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Gimmie, Gimmie, Gimmie, Gimmie
Performed by Lou Rawls
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Enjoyable. Bring back the Christmas specials
25 November 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

The 'Garfield Christmas Special' is another one of those films from my childhood that were much enjoyed and much appreciated. As usual, 'Garfield' brings in some humor followed by some lessons on how to be a good boy. In this film, Garfield goes with Jon to the country to spend Christmas with Grandma. One of the events is Garfield getting a gift for Grandma and learning the true spirit of Christmas.

As always, 'Garfield' is enjoyable and educational for children. There is plenty of humor so the film does not 'talk down' the meaning of Christmas. Rather, it makes it enjoyable and makes it understood through emotion. I miss these old Christmas specials. I wish they would show them again.


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