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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When Jon is waking up Garfield on Christmas Eve morning after the dream Garfield had, Jon's pants are blue in one shot then in the next shot they are his regular brown color. See more »

Quotes

Mom: Doc Boy, will you say grace, please?
Doc Boy: [reluctantly] Aw, Mom!
Mom: [warningly] Doc Boy!
Doc Boy: I never know what to...
[Grandma hits Doc Boy on the head with the soup ladle, and Doc Boy goes into prayer]
Doc Boy: [praying hesitantly] Lord, we just want to tell you - how grateful we are for this food. And, um... for letting us all be here together - on Christmas Eve.
Mom: Amen!
[Everyone starts to go for the food, but Doc Boy stands up and continues his prayer]
Doc Boy: And as surely, as the water finds the streams and the rivers find ...
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Followed by Garfield and Friends (1988) See more »

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Let's Have a Good Old Fashioned Christmas
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I just love Garfield.
6 March 2002 | by (Austin, Tx.) – See all my reviews

If anybody even likes Garfield remotely then they will love this movie, it's funny, heartwarming, and original in one. To begin with I must say that the two best cartoons in my opinion are Charles Schulz' Peanuts and Jim Davis' Garfield. Plot summary: Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to the farm to visit their relatives (e.g. Mom, Dad, Grandma, Doc Boy). Garfield is, like always, pessimistic and hilarious, Jon is as usual optimistic and still in his bunny slippers, and Odie is his sweet old self. The basic things that happen in the movie is that the family puts up the tree, has their little Christmas traditions, and Garfield finds the true meaning of Christmas. Along the way is "Garfield-packed fun" with a funny and sweet way of interperating life.

This is your basic Garfield, wisecracks about everything and everyone that seem to reach the truth in life like, if I may quote from the movie "Why do we always put the stupid star on last? Why don't we put the star on first and then put the tree up?", and this is replied with "Well it just wouldn't be Christmas if we put the star on the tree first, honey." To me that's what we all have to laugh at. To sum it up this is a good movie for anyone (unless you don't like Garfield) and it will make you want to watch it again and again. The is the first time I've given a rating in my report, but for a cartoon movie this is ******** out of 10.


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