I hate having a catch in my back. I get no sleep, I get no food, I get no exercise. - - Don't tip the cat over, Odie. I get no respect.
1 March 1984
Well hello there, Mr. Stuck-Up. - Having a catch in one's back does tend to give one an air of sophistication... - I could get to like this.
2 March 1984
Let's take care of that catch in your back, Garfield. - CRINK! - There you go, old buddy. Thanks, I think.
3 March 1984
fun yet? Ha ha ha, wheee.
4 March 1984
Who's that painting at my door? - HONK HONK - Oh, good morning, Odie. HONK
5 March 1984
YAWN - GASP! - Waking up to my own bad breath is bad enough, but someone else's is unbearable.
6 March 1984
I am proud to be a pet. Pets lend a touch of elegance to a home. SLUP SLUP - - I am proud to be a cat. SLUP SLUP
7 March 1984
Okay, get revved up there, Odie. - GO! - I love toys that don't need batteries.
8 March 1984
- crinkle - May I have some of that candy bar? Here, take it.
9 March 1984
- I declare this steak the sovereign property of Garfield, the cat! - I've never had my dinner annexed before. And you may never see it alive again.
10 March 1984
- SMACK Let's play! - Leave me alone, Garfield. Let's play! Let's play! - Oh, okay, we'll play. - TICKLE! TICKLE! TICKLE! TICKLE! HA! HA! HEE! HO! HEE! HEE! - OUCH! - I'm through playing now.
11 March 1984
Hey, Garfield, we're going to the farm to visit dad and mom this week. - Goodo. I need a change of surroundings. I was getting bored with this city life. - It will be nice to be bored in the country for a change.
12 March 1984
It's great to be back on the farm, Garfield. Nothing ever changes. - The same old surroundings, the same old room... - The same old chores. The same old manure.
13 March 1984
This pastoral scene is not exactly intellectually stimulating. - Read any good books lately? Oink. - "Oink," he says. I rest my case. "Oink" in the existential sense, of course.
14 March 1984
hand? Give me a resume and three good references. And mom doesn't count.
15 March 1984
Beautiful sunset, isn't it, dad? Purtyer than a little red wagon goin' up a hill. - What does that mean? - Oh, it's just something you city boys expect us farmers to say. How true.
16 March 1984
Garfield and I must be leaving now, mom. Stay, stay! I just baked some pies. - We gotta go. Come on, Garfield. - Say what, stranger?
17 March 1984
WHEW! - Today I am going to cure Garfield of his gluttony. - Go to it, boy! - He's either going to get sick eating all that food, or he's going to burst trying. MUNCH SMACK SLURP - Are you going to want the rest of that hamburger?
18 March 1984
AWK! - I love chasing birds. - Except when they do that.
19 March 1984
BONK! Rats! - Double rats! - And, of course, tripe rats.
20 March 1984
Shoo! - Flies and I have a lot in common... - You can't keep either of us away from food.
21 March 1984
I gotta beat that fly to my food! - I WIN! - You lose, fella. POO
22 March 1984
- WHEW - BOO!
23 March 1984
* - REARRR! - It's the old "bring in the reinforcements" trick.
24 March 1984
- - All right, you guys! Outside! - - - Where were you guys raised, in a barn? Next time use the door. - CRASH! Thank you.
25 March 1984
GARFIELD! I CAN'T STRAIGHTEN UP! - ZIP - Ha, ha, my tie was caught in my zipper. Help me.
26 March 1984
Gimme those cookies. - HIYA! HUT! KONK! PUNT! - I'd turn her in, but who'd admit to being mangled by a girl scout?
27 March 1984
Rise and shine, Garfield! - Garfield? - clunk clunk Time to wash my blankey, what say?
28 March 1984
Be a good boy and fetch the morning paper, Garfield. - Yes, master. I am your beck and call, master. - Why can't I have a normal house cat like everyone else?
29 March 1984
I need a brain for my master. - - A brain, I need a brain for my master.
30 March 1984
Ah, coffee. - - Being a hunchback is going to take some getting used to.
31 March 1984