So long, son. We got a run. I miss my cows. Give them my best. - SEE YUH, DOC BOY! THANKS FOR DECORATING MY HOUSE, MOM! - Hello...undecorators? Jon is a man of good taste.
1 December 1984
- PILLOW FIGHT! WHAP! - You stay here. I'll be right back. - - AYIEEEEE - WHONGO! - What did you have in that pillow? I know this six-foot chicken.
2 December 1984
Garfield, I'm going to a cartoonists' convention, and the motel where I'm staying won't accept pets. - Sorry, Odie. You can't go. - Garfield, YOU are a pet. snap! Rats! I keep forgetting.
3 December 1984
I'm leaving for the cartoonists' convention now, Garfield. There's a week's worth of food for you. A week's worth, huh? - - It was more like 11 seconds' worth.
4 December 1984
I hope Jon comes back from that convention soon. - I hope I can survive this week on my own. - CLICK I hope this door isn't locked.
5 December 1984
What a tragic scenario..."Owner leaves for week...cat locks self out of house...cat starves in front porch". - Hey, wait a minute? I control my destiny! I don't have to starve on the front porch! - "Cat starves in bushes".
6 December 1984
As long as I'm locked out of the house, I guess I'll strike out in search of food. - Gee, this neighborhood doesn't look familiar to me. - Oh, no! Where am I?
7 December 1984
I gotta figure a way to meet some chicks. - You got a problem there, guy? - Striking manly poses doesn't seem to be doing it.
8 December 1984
* - * - Rats! There's an alley full of mean guys waiting to beat me up! - Maybe they won't hurt me if I look mean, too. - Hey! It's working! - - Someday, I'm going to learn precisely where that fine line is, and I'm never going to cross it
9 December 1984
Garfield! I'm back from the convention! Where are you, big guy? ...Garfield? - Oh, no! This is terrible! Garfield didn't get locked out or anything, did he, Odie? - Yup.
10 December 1984
Hello, Garfield. Do I know you? - Let me give you a hint...sit up straight, Don't talk with your mouth full. Wake up, sleepyhead. - MOM!
11 December 1984
It's great seeing you again, mom. Yes, it's been a while. - It seems like only yesterday. - This was your first bed. It HAS been a while.
12 December 1984
Mom, I don't recognize this place. I thought I was born in the kitchen of an Italian restaurant. It closed years ago, darling. - It's all gone! Where's the pasta? The people? The pasta? The excitement? The pasta? - You always did love to eat.
13 December 1984
Father, this is your grandson, Garfield. He will be staying with us for a while. - If you're going to stay here, boy, you're going to be a mouser like the rest of us. - So this is my grandson and you son, huh? Maybe they switched kittens in
14 December 1984
If I have to be a mouser to stay here, grandpa, I'll do it! I have made a name for myself in the mousing game. - Then eat that mouse. ARRRGH!!! Please! Please don't make me eat it! - I'd rather swallow my pride than that mouse.
15 December 1984
RRRRR Okay, okay. Let's get something to eat. - - No cats allowed! - - - - I've been human for 10 minutes now, but I haven't forgotten my roots.
16 December 1984
Gee, I miss having Garfield around. I even miss the abuse. - RRR! - Thanks, Odie, but it just isn't the same.
17 December 1984
I'd love to catch your mice, grandpa, But I haven't seen any worthy of my time, got anything bigger? Bring on the training mouse! - - Me and my big mouth.
18 December 1984
I'm sorry I can't stay, mom. It's for the best, dear. You'd better hurry home. It's almost Christmas. - Christmas! I almost forgot! - I also forgot I'm lost.
19 December 1984
Well, this is just great. I'm cold, I'm hungry, I'm tired... - It's snowing to beat the band, and I haven't the foggiest idea where I am. - While everyone else is having a white Christmas, I'm going to have a white lost.
20 December 1984
I'm cold, I'm hungry and I'm tired. - They say, in cases like this, you should fight sleep. - I say, why fight an old friend?
21 December 1984
Garfield! Wake up! You're near home! - Huh? Mom? Wha...?! - Wow...it never looked better.
22 December 1984
- This is going to be one sad Christmas without Garfield. - SCRATCH SCRATCH SCRATCH - - BLAT! - GARFIELD! SPEAK TO ME! ARE YOU OKAY?! - Actually, yes. I just thought it would be more dramatic this way.
23 December 1984
I missed you so much, Garfield! This is going to be the best Christmas ever, because you're here. Jon? - You never realize how much you love someone until they go away. tap tap tap Jon? Jon? Jon? - What is it, Garfield? Read my lips. I'm
24 December 1984
MERRY CHRISTMAS, BOYS. - There's nothing like having the whole family together at Christmas, right? -
25 December 1984
Hey, Garfield, a late Christmas package arrived for you from my mom. OH NO! - Why, it's your annual Christmas sweater! I'll bet you thought she forgot. There was always the hope. - You should send her a "thank you" now. I'll get a letter bomb
26 December 1984
I'll give you 10 zillion dollars for that cup of coffee. - There you go again! Every, I say, EVERY MORNING you steal my coffee. GUSH - Aw, isn't that sweet? Our little ritual.
27 December 1984
Why is it my coffee cups keep disappearing? - - AHA! I must have a word with the maid.
28 December 1984
When you own pets, you get hardened to the fact they will be around your food. - Lose something, Garfield? Nope, here's my stripe. -
29 December 1984
It's that time of year again. - This year I resolve to lose weight, exercise more and sleep less. - - Then what are you going to do after you've accomplished all that? - I suppose you're going to be nice to Odie and kowtow to Jon and lick the
30 December 1984
Hey, Garfield, get up. A new year is almost upon us! Great! Wake me next year. - Come on. I'm having a party tonight and I want you to be there. If you insist.
31 December 1984