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A Garfield Christmas Special (1987)

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)
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Odie (voice)
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Grandma (voice)
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Dad (voice) (as Pat Harrington)
...
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 Garfield, Jon, and Odie park in front of the farm house, their car is visible. Later on, when the family is around the piano singing "Christmas is Here" and we see one shot of the house from the outside, their car is no longer visible. This is also seen in the final shots of the show during the song "Old Fashioned Christmas". See more »

Quotes

Jon Arbuckle: Grandma, you remember Garfield, don't you?
Grandma: Well, I'll be. I remember back when all we had were wood-burning cats. Ah, what'll they think of next?
Garfield: Bizarre.
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Connections

Follows Garfield on the Town (1983) See more »

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Can't Wait Till Christmas
Performed by Thom Huge and Lorenzo Music
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One of the Best Christmas Specials Ever
14 December 2005 | by (Outside Hollywood) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this film after many years, and it reminded me of what Christmas should really mean. The holiday should not be about receiving or giving gifts, but the love that one person, or creature can give to another. This is one holiday special that needs to be shown on television more over the Christmas holiday season. Seeing Garfield and Odie, and Jon at Christmas with his parents was just what any person needs over the fast holiday season. With the rush of Christmas, and all the new "specials" coming on TV and video, this is one that is really a special, that everyone should watch. This is one special that deserves the 10 out of 10 vote of excellent.


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