Given the choice, Garfield, would you rather be rich or famous? - You're talking to a cat here, fella. All I need is a warm lap, some good food and a little attention. - I guess a cat wouldn't care about either. I'd rather be rich.
1 September 1983
- - Any last words, Garfield? How about "Gotcha"?
2 September 1983
Here's some salad and dressing, Garfield. You may mix them to your taste. - gluk gluk gluk - How was it? Could've use more dressing.
3 September 1983
Fire Destroys House - It's time you boys learn where the fire exit is. - In case of fire, go straight to your swinging pet door, got that? - I'd better give them a little test. - FIRE! - Clever me.
4 September 1983
Jon must be cleaning the heating grate. I wonder what grates are for, anyway. - OOPS! - Obviously, they're to keep one's house from eating one's cat.
5 September 1983
Silly me had to fall into the heating vent. Now here I am, residing deep within the bowels of my house. - Forced to spend my remaining days fending for myself in the tin tunnels of the duct work, the solenoid jungle of the wiring system and
6 September 1983
Meyow! - GARFIELD! WHERE ARE YOU? I'm in the plumbing. - WHAT CAN I DO? Just don't flush the toilet.
7 September 1983
Hey, Odie! I'm trapped in the heating vent. Help me out! - A hacksaw-great! -
8 September 1983
- Unnngh - Garfield...where are you? Down here in the floor's joists, plotting your untimely demise.
9 September 1983
Free at last! - There is something to be said for brute force. - It is usually followed by brute stupidity.
10 September 1983
Z - BARK! - grrrr - slurp! - Z - ZIP! - You can growl in my face, you can lick my head, but if you touch my food, consider yourself dead.
11 September 1983
Whew, not much room left. - I'll have to decide between the blueberries or cheese for dessert. - I hear the blueberries are lovely this time of year.
12 September 1983
Why haven't I ever seen talking food before? Because you're as dumb as your look. - Oh, yeah? Touche. - I can't believe I'm talking to a cheese.
13 September 1983
I wish I were a cat instead of a mouse. - Never be ashamed of what you are. We must all accept our plight in life and make the best of it. - You're not on the business end of the food chain. Good point.
14 September 1983
I have a confession to make. - My mother was a lemming. What's a lemming? - A gerbil with suicidal tendencies. My condolences.
15 September 1983
So you're half lemming. Yes, my mother always had the urge to cast herself off a cliff into the sea. - AWK! - Darn you, mom.
16 September 1983
What the heck are you doing? - I'm half lemming, you know. So? - I'm getting back to my roots. I had to ask.
17 September 1983
- If you eat this pie, I'm going to kill you. - - - - GARFIELD! YOU ATE MY PIE! - One of the great criminal minds of your time, I ain't.
18 September 1983
- Rats. - I used up my eating energy on the getting here.
19 September 1983
I'm tired of being out of shape. - I can't catch Odie. I can't catch my breath. - Heck, I can't even catch my lunch.
20 September 1983
I really don't like myself when I'm out of shape and overweight. - Well, this time I'm going to do something about it! - I'm going to lower my expectations!
21 September 1983
Come on, Jon! Up and at'em! - There's a fresh new day out there. Are you going to join me, or are you going to lie there and wither away? - There's nothing worse than a born-again jogger.
22 September 1983
hop hop hop - hop - Leg warmers.
23 September 1983
Get on your mark, get set... - Jog! - The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.
24 September 1983
It's going to be a scorcher today. - The sidewalk is already hot. - OOCH! EECH! OUCH! - Oog! Argg! Ick! - Garfield! What are you doing on this hot sidewalk? - Why don't we go inside? - What? And disappoint my public? CLINK
25 September 1983
I'm not one to brag on my teddy bear, but you are not going to believe this. - Okay, Pooky, pay attention now. Are you ready? - Play dead!
26 September 1983
I'm getting too old to have a teddy bear. - It's not that I feel silly... - It's the peer pressure.
27 September 1983
Pooky, I have to start weaning myself from you. I gotta make it out there on my own. - - That's good enough for the first week.
28 September 1983
I have to break this teddy bear dependency. - -
29 September 1983
I've made it a whole day without my teddy bear, but if I don't cuddle something soon, I'll go crazy. - - This sweat sock just isn't the same.
30 September 1983