I HAVE IT! I'll make a million dollars. Sympathy cards for dieters.
1 January 1982
2 January 1982
Rise'n'shine, old buddy. Z There's a bright new day out there, with new challenges. Have some food. Have some water. YEA, GARFIELD! GET OUT THERE AND LIVE LIFE FOR ALL IT'S WORTH! CHARGE, BOY! There's nothing tougher thankick-starting a cat.
3 January 1982
boing boing Ha ha, aren't you cute! Here, have some food. I hate myself when I do that.
4 January 1982
Did I ever tell you about my weird uncle Roy? He had a species change operation. He had himself changed to a dog. It was tragic. He chased himself to death.
5 January 1982
Here's how to handle a fierce animal. Show no fear. And show no pain.
6 January 1982
If I'm quiet enough I should be able to prepare this lasagna all for myself. Hark! Isn't that the sound of a lasagna noodle being laid on a bed of ricotta cheese? Uncanny. Come on, come on. Bake that dude.
7 January 1982
I think I'll do some caterwauling tonight. CRASH! HOLD IT! WAIT TILL I'M ON THE FENCE, YOU TWIT!
8 January 1982
For my first selection, I'd like to... CHUKUNG! Obviously, sir, you are not a patron of the arts!
9 January 1982
Hello there, Nermal. Garfield! Where's Nermal? You didn't stuff him in that breadbox did you? Thank heavens! What kind of an animal does Jon think I am? Urf Shut up, Odie.
10 January 1982
Garfield! What happened! Quick! Get the license number of that dog!
11 January 1982
Any sudden moves toward my food bowl can get you into a heap of trouble, boy.
12 January 1982
What the... Ribbit.
13 January 1982
Choose your weapon, Odie. We shall now duel with newspapers. At one pace! WHAP!
14 January 1982
Near miss. Near miss. Direct hit.
15 January 1982
Okay, Odie, you have your polled up newspaper. I have mine. Let's have at it! WHAP! Weekend edition.
16 January 1982
BARK! SPLAT! I really envy you, Odie. POW Imagine...the first house pet on the moon.
17 January 1982
Good morning... ...Garfield. Caffeine makes me nervous.
18 January 1982
Odie! Dogs can't climb trees! It's amazing what one can accomplish when one doesn't know what one can't do.
19 January 1982
How are you boys going to get out of the tree? I don't know how I'm getting out of the tree. As for Odie...
20 January 1982
Hey, Garfield, how are you going to get out of that tree! Boing! Boing! Why, by using my head...and Jon's, and Odie's.
21 January 1982
Look, Garfield, a robin's nest. You can tell it by the eggs. That's nothing. Look over here. A cow's nest.
22 January 1982
Oh-oh. I got a nibble! Darn, jerked too hard again.
23 January 1982
Here I am in the land of large breakfasts. This giant pancake sure tastes good. What a nice dream. Where's my blanket?
24 January 1982
Grandma, this is my cat, Garfield. Well it'll be! Heavens to Betsy! Land o' Goshen! I remember back when all we had were wood-burning cats. What won't they think of next?! Bizzare.
25 January 1982
You know, Garfield, to make it through this old life, you have to be a little crazy. You said it, grandma. Why, just look at me. I talk to cats.
26 January 1982
Hello, Garfield. Out of the way, dog! I think I love you.
27 January 1982
My Hubby passed away 31 years ago, Garfield. I don't know what I would have done without my cats. I've wiled away many a lonely hour rocking and stroking my cats. I envy those cats.
28 January 1982
You're looking a little stiff, Garfield. What you need is a lemon tea rub and a glass of hot horse liniment. Or is that a liniment rub and a glass of hot lemon tea?
29 January 1982
Grandma's leaving now, Garfield. So long, grandma. So long, Garfield. You liked her didn't you, Garfield? Back when they made her, things were built to last.
30 January 1982
rrrr GARFIELD! LUNCH TIME! GARFIELD! WHERE ARE YOU? SCREEE It is time for you to eat, majesty. If I must.
31 January 1982