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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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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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Goofs

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: And now, everyone, my little boy is going to favor us with a Christmas song.
Doc Boy: [reluctantly] I don't know about this, Mom.
Dad: Boy, you doggone better well play. Those 24 years of py-ano lessons better be worth something.
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Connections

Followed by The Garfield Show (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can Never Find an Elf When You Need One
Performed by Lou Rawls and Desirée Goyette
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Cozy Xmas Cartoon
20 December 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Is it just me or do the Garfield TV specials seem to have a real emotional touch to them that gives the whole series higher integrity than the average children's animation. If only the movie were this good.

It's Xmas time once again and Jon takes Garfield and Odie back home to the farm for a good, old-fashioned country Xmas. Originally against the idea, Garfield quickly becomes accustomed when he remembers how much he likes Grandma. John and brother Doc-Boy behave like kids again and can barely contain their excitement at the forthcoming prezzies (who can?) and what on earth is Odie up to in the barn?

The Garfield Christmas Special is a warm, sentimental and meaningful cartoon with great songs (once again) and the kind of everlasting charm most would kill for. Highly recommended!


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