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Garfield and Friends 

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Stories about Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into, and Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with fellow farm animals.

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Jim Davis
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lorenzo Music Lorenzo Music ...  Garfield / ... 121 episodes, 1988-1994
Thom Huge Thom Huge ...  Jon Arbuckle / ... 121 episodes, 1988-1994
Gregg Berger ...  Odie / ... 121 episodes, 1988-1994
Howard Morris ...  Wade Duck / ... 121 episodes, 1988-1994
Frank Welker ...  Bo / ... 118 episodes, 1988-1994
Julie Payne Julie Payne ...  Lanolin / ... 85 episodes, 1988-1994
Desirée Goyette Desirée Goyette ...  Nermal / ... 51 episodes, 1988-1994
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Storyline

The star of the series was Garfield, a lazy feline whose only desires in life were lasagna, catnaps and kicking his hapless canine companion, Odie, off the table. The show also starred Garfield's hopelessly-single owner, Jon Arbuckle. Each Garfield adventure featured Garfield's adventures and run-ins with the cast of semi-regulars (including Neurmal, an irksome kitty; Binky the Clown and the mice which inhabited Jon's house); most were satires on American life and pop culture. Each show also featured "U.S. Acres," another of Davis' strips; this strip was set in a barnyard and featured the adventures of such characters as Orson Pig, Wade Duck, Roy Rooster, Bo and Lanolin the sheep, Booker the chick and Sheldon, an unhatched egg. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Toon Disney

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Garfield y sus amigos See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1988-1989) | (1989-1995)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Mark Evanier was offered a choice between writing for this and a proposed cartoon show about Michael Jackson that was never produced. See more »

Quotes

Garfield: [crash, Odie whines] Either Jon's home or someone's put a VCR down the garbage disposer.
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Crazy Credits

Garfield speaks something different at the end of the opening credits, which varies from episode to episode. See more »

Alternate Versions

In cable and syndicated reruns the show is subjected to some changes:
  • The original theme used during the first two seasons is replaced by the more familiar Latin-styled theme (originally used from 1990 to 1994).
  • The "quickies" are rearranged or sometimes eliminated entirely.
  • Episodes from past 1992 are never shown.
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Connections

Referenced in Get a Horse! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Friends Are There
Performed by Thom Huge and Desiree Goyette
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User Reviews

I Loved This Show!
30 August 2004 | by Ginger87See all my reviews

"Garfield and Friends" was a really good show. I started watching it Saturday mornings with my sister in 1990 when I was 3 years old. I loved it. My favorite character was Odie, he was so cute. My sister's favorite character was Garfield, he was funny and clever. I liked both the "Garfield" and "U.S. Acres" part of the show.

My favorite "Garfield" episodes were: "Good Cat, Bad Cat", " Garfield Goes Hawaiian", and "Ode to Odie". Those episodes were classics. My favorite "U.S. Acres" episode (I can't remember the title of it) was about one character following a rainbow which led to a game show with prizes. That episode was really funny.

I think everyone should watch this show because it is a classic. I give this show 9/10 stars.


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