GREAT! - - Surf's up!
1 August 1984
Garfield, I know you like to have fun... - But you look ridiculous. - Stand aside there, fella. Here comes my next wave.
2 August 1984
Okay, everyone out of the pool! I'm going swimming. - You! the one with the whistle-out! - I don't need a lifeguard.
3 August 1984
* - Rats. - I thought you were going swimming. The water was polluted.
4 August 1984
Hello, what have we here? - I think I'll draw something. - Hey, Garfield! This is a great drawing! Do you know what his means?! - A cat who can draw! We'll make millions. You'll be famous! - We'll tour the world! Live out a suitcase! You'll do
5 August 1984
NO! NO! NO! DON'T MAKE ME DO IT! - ARRRGH! SOMEONE HELP ME! - Sometimes it's hard to fight primal instincts.
6 August 1984
Hello, lunch. - - Those bird's nets are deceptively large.
7 August 1984
Why do I do it? Why do I climb up trees when I can't climb down? - The neighborhood always turns out to see me. Then the fire department comes to get me. Then my picture ends up in the newspaper. - I just answered my own question.
8 August 1984
Oh good! Here comes a fireman to save me! - Terrific. Why do I always get the fat ones? - And the ones who are sensitive about their weight?
9 August 1984
I'm getting sleepy. - If birds can sleep in trees, so can I. - Z
10 August 1984
If I truly believe I'm a bird, I might be able to flap my arms and fly out of this tree. - I'm a bird! I'm a bird! - I hope birds' bones knit quickly.
11 August 1984
Ballet slippers? Uh-oh, Jon's getting weird on me. - See the ballet slippers I'm giving my niece, Garfield? I wish I had ballet slippers. - I'll let this niece has never been on pointe. - Or done a jete. - Or a pirouette. - POW! - What
12 August 1984
- WHAP! - Sometime, somewhere, when you are least expecting it...Monday strikes.
13 August 1984
What's wrong with this picture? - There's no food in your bowl, Garfield. Give the man a cigar! Fill it up, turkey. - I hate it when lower life forms are condescending to me.
14 August 1984
I've been taken! There was only one kernel of popcorn in this whole bag. - Oh, well, one's better than nothing. - POP!
15 August 1984
Good morning, fern. How about a drink of water, little friend? - How nice, Garfield, I'm glad to see you take an interest in my fern. - I'm fattening it for slaughter.
16 August 1984
Where is it written that humans must give cats milk in saucers?! Why not in cups or bowls or pans? - SPLASH - SEE?! I think Garfield is trying to tell me something.
17 August 1984
What is it, Garfield? - Pick me up. Too fat to hop on the table, huh? - One of these days, I'll learn.
18 August 1984
- - SCRIK - SLUCK - SHLONK - TUCK - I love rubber pets.
19 August 1984
I'm bored, bored, bored. I need something to spice up my week. - THAT'S IT. - The caped avenger returns.
20 August 1984
Uh-oh. - RUN FOR COVER, ODIE! - Make way for the caped avenger. - Garfield is fantasizing again.
21 August 1984
The caped avenger seeks out evil wherever it may lurk. - - As long as it isn't in dark scary places.
22 August 1984
The caped avenger will now descend upon an old archenemy. - BLAT! - The caped avenger forgot to correct for crosswind.
23 August 1984
Be careful, mere mortal man! That food may be poisoned! The caped avenger will taste it for you. - - It's okay. (burp) Enjoy.
24 August 1984
The caped avenger pauses to wash his cape. - - The hankied avenger plods on.
25 August 1984
Hmmm. - This ladder gives me a great idea. - I'm going to glue my feet to the ceiling. - And blow Jon's mind. - This is going to be fun. - Unless, of course, Jon doesn't see me. - Unless, of course, Jon goes to bed.
26 August 1984
Guess what, Garfield! We're going to the farm this week. - Whoopty-doo. Going to the farm is like going to the zoo... - Where they eat everything but th cats.
27 August 1984
Dad! Mom! - Jon Boy! Jonny! - I wish they'd call me by my real name. You're right, dummy.
28 August 1984
Doc Boy! Don't call me Doc Boy! - What's with him, dad? Ever since he started wearing long pants, he's hated the be called "Boy". - How long has that been? Since last thursday. A late bloomer.
29 August 1984
I know we're brothers, Doc Boy, but do you think we've grown apart since I moved to the city? Don't call me Doc Boy. - How would you like it if I called you a city slicker? I wouldn't like that. - DOC BOY! DOC BOY! DOC BOY! SLICKER! SLICKER!
30 August 1984
Well, Garfield, this week you learned where bacon comes from. Bacon comes from a pig. - And you learned where milk comes from. Milk comes from the udder of a cow. - Would you like to know where eggs come from? I would as soon that remain a
31 August 1984