I gotta start getting more out of life. - I gotta smell the roses along the way. - Hey, Garfield, is there anything I can do for you? Bring me a rose.
1 February 1986
In the news, today, cat season opens tomorrow! - Z - Snort, what's that sound? - OH NO! I LEFt THE TELEVISION ON! - On the all night movie channel! - CLICK! - CLUNK! - I feel like such an unworthy parent! Z
2 February 1986
Hi, this is Jon Arbuckle. My cat needs a checkup...what kind of cat is he? - Uh, he's a registered yellow tabby with distinguished lineage. - Actually, he's an orange meatball with stripes.
3 February 1986
Hey, Garfield, let's get a pizza! - SLAM! OH, NO! HA HA! - On the way we'll stop at the vet. IT'S THE OLD BAIT-AND-SWITCH!
4 February 1986
I hate going to the vet. - Actually, seeing the vet isn't so bad. - It's the waiting room that depresses me.
5 February 1986
The doctor's not looking. Now's my chance to make an escape! - - Stupid stainless steel table!
6 February 1986
Hey, doc, do you mind if I have something to drink? - Help yourself. - There should be something in the refrigerator by the specimen bottles.
7 February 1986
While you're at it, doc, how about giving ME a checkup? Say "Ahh". - Ahh. - What was that? You'll neve rhave to worry about liver flukes again.
8 February 1986
Two coat hangers. - Two coat hangers and an empty closet. - There you go, kids. - - * - - IT'S TRUE.
9 February 1986
Hey, dog, you're ugly! Hey, dog, you're stupid! - Hey, dog, you couldn't catch a '532 Packard! - ROWF! YIP! YAP! YAP! BARK! You gotta flip the right switch!
10 February 1986
Some people love to linger over dinner. - ZOOM! - Garfield makes cameo appearances.
11 February 1986
Do you know what I love about cats the most? It's our dignity. Even royalty could learn from the dignified style with which we conduct our lives. - Well, I see by the old clock on the floor, it's lunch time. - Time to beg for table scraps.
12 February 1986
My cat isn't perfect. He lies around a lot. - In fact, I encourage him to lie around a lot. - Because every time he moves, he destroys something.
13 February 1986
scratch scratch scratch scratch - CRUNCH! ARRRGH! - IF YOU DESTROY ONE MORE THING AROUND THIS HOUSE, I'M GOING TO KILL YOU! You're too late.
14 February 1986
Sharpening claws can be risky business. scratch scratch scratch - SPROING! - Sometimes the furniture is booby trapped.
15 February 1986
Cat's cradle? I doubt it. - World's LArgest Ball Of Twine - World's largest ball of twine, huh? - I wonder what this is for. - Uh-oh! - - - - Don't worry, Garfield! I'll protect you from that fierce piece of string! I hate him.
16 February 1986
Ah, here comes Arlene. - Hello, Garfield. Unnnngh Yugstyx. - You may dispense with the vanity. Whew! Thank you.
17 February 1986
What's a girl like you doing in a place like this? - But this is a nice place. - Like I said...what's a girl like you doing in a place like this?
18 February 1986
About that space between your front teeth, Arlene. Yes? - When you smile, you look like a vending machine. - Check that, a "cute" vending machine.
19 February 1986
Arlene, I'm sorry I picked on the space between your front teeth. - Perhaps this little gift will make amends. What is it? - A toothpick!
20 February 1986
* * * * * - You dance like you have two left feet. - I do. Oh, yeah.
21 February 1986
Why hasn't our relationship grown? Because you're a wise guy and I'm self-centered. - But, Garfield, no man is an island. - Or, in your case, a continent. My ego and I will get back on you.
22 February 1986
Z - I wonder how Garfield would look in my gag glasses? Z - And tie, and shorts, and tennies? Z - Good morning, Garfield. snort...Morning. - Hee hee What are you laughing at, pea-brain? - - Sometimes I wish I were awake when I'm asleep.
23 February 1986
I wonder what dog food tastes like? pant pant - OH NO! MY EYES ARE DRYING OUT! MY TONGUE IS STARTING TO SWELL! I'M GETTING SHORT OF BREATH! - PANT PANT PANT PANT PANT PANT
24 February 1986
- - I have more respect for food than that.
25 February 1986
Isn't rain wonderful, Garfield? - When it stops, the earth is cleansed and the plants are refreshed. - And I get to go out on the driveway and stomp on earthworms.
26 February 1986
Uh-oh! - Jon should never leave his bunny slippers under the bed alone. -
27 February 1986
Odie, you were a bad boy for chewing on the sofa. - TAP TAP TAP - Is this a private party, or can anyone play?
28 February 1986