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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Thom Huge ...
Jon Arbuckle (voice)
Gregg Berger ...
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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Goofs

When Jon and Doc Boy are trying to wake up Dad early Christmas morning, the covers on the bed are yellow. In the next shot, when Dad asks them what they want, the covers are gray. During Dad's line "It's 1:30 in the morning; no, it's not time to open presents yet", the covers are yellow again. See more »

Quotes

Garfield: [holding up some jewels he received from his gift-giving machine] That's just for starters. Now this is what Christmas is all about.
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Connections

Followed by Garfield Gets Real (2007) See more »

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Christmas is Here (Keep Christmas Here in Your Heart)
Performed by Ensemble and Desirée Goyette
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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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