It's another "hurts to move" morning. - - Hello, what's this? - A shoe, a single shoe. - Why is it you find only one shoe in the trash? One shoe on a sidewalk? One shoe in the street? - Why don't people pitch shoes in Paris?! - KNOCK KNOCK
1 May 1988
Good morning, Garfield. How did you sleep? - Like this. - Z I see.
2 May 1988
- SPLOT - I keep forgetting...it's wake up first, THEN eat.
3 May 1988
Why don't you go outside, Garfield? The fresh air will do you good. - Maybe Jon's right. - Z
4 May 1988
Garfield, I don't understand. - Cats are supposed to be sleek and vital. - What happened to you? My great-uncle Ralph was a wart hog.
5 May 1988
ROWF! ROWF! ROWF! - Uh-oh! SCREEEEE - Miss me?
6 May 1988
Relentless in his pursuit of food, the shark scours the ocean floor. - Above him he spies the shadowy silhouette of a life raft with a lone survivor! -
7 May 1988
- Z - Z - Odie looks like he's dreaming about chasing something. Z - Let's see if he catches it. Z - ZIP! - CRASH! - Yup. - He caught the heat register. Z
8 May 1988
The neighbors asked me to baby-sit for their fern. - There instructions shouldn't be too difficult. - "Step one: watering, see section 26, paragraph 12". Skip the step that says, "cats eat fern".
9 May 1988
See you later, Garfield. I have to pick up spring water and fertilizer. Boy, is Jon spoiling that fern. - I require only the simple things in life, like a long nap in a warm sunbeam. - This has got to stop.
10 May 1988
ARRRRGH! Burp. - You ate the neighbor's prize fern! What an I going to do now?! - I understand they're doing some splendid things with plastic these days.
11 May 1988
Not again? - Garfield? Are you eating in here? CLICK - Nobody here but us refrigerator magnets.
12 May 1988
That's it! Gimme that remote control, Garfield. click click click - GULP - GARFIELD! click click Life just isn't fair, is it, Jon?
13 May 1988
- - I can see today is going to be a real yawn a minute.
14 May 1988
Even the Caped Avenger requires special effects. - - Z - click! - That's it! I'm tired of living with you bozos! - I'm moving out an taking my stuff with me. - How's apartment life, Garfield? With the exception of one nosy neighbor, not bad.
15 May 1988
Wake up, Garfield, Today is the first day of the rest of you life. - - Wake up, Garfield, Today is the first MEAL of the rest of your life. I can't resist a nicely turned phrase.
16 May 1988
How do you want your eggs this morning, boys, too salty or too greasy? - I'm tired of the same choice. Could you burn them? I'll try. - You're a peach, Irma!
17 May 1988
Garfield, would you know what happened to my loaf of garlic bread? Why ask me? - droop - Rat fink daisies!
18 May 1988
May I have this cupcake, PLEASE? Very well, you may have it. - What's the problem, Garfield? - I don't know if I want only a one "please" cupcake.
19 May 1988
Give me your honest opinion, Garfield. - Do you think this outfit clashes? No. - It's waging all-out war.
20 May 1988
- One thing I like about lethargy... - You don't have to work at it.
21 May 1988
I hate it when I don't tan all over. - - - chink! whizzzzzzz - ZIP! CHOMP - Sigh.
22 May 1988
Good morning, boys and girls! Good morning, Uncle Roy! - I love you just the way you are! I love you too, uncle Roy! - Of course, you could stand to lose a little weight... CLICK I wonder what Binky The Clown is up to?
23 May 1988
Good morning, boys and girls! I love you just the way you are! I love you too, Uncle Roy. - Golly. I feel good today! And do you know why? Why? - Because I have so many wonderful friends like you! Translation: Uncle Roy's ratings are up.
24 May 1988
Why, here comes Mr. Blue Jeans, the mailman. Morning, Mr. Blue Jeans. Any mail for me? - You, Uncle Roy, here's a black tax notice and a copy of Leather and Bike Magazine. - And here's a letter from you ex-wife's lawyer... This is a side of
25 May 1988
Let's take a walk in my neighborhood, boys and girls. Would you like that? Sure, Uncle Roy. - Here we are outside my hou... HEY! WHAT ARE YOU DOING?! - HELP! BLINKY THE CLOWN'S STEALING MY HUBCAPS! It must be ratings week.
26 May 1988
Hi, boys and girls! I love you just the way you are! I love you too, Uncle Roy! - I'm in this cast today thanks to Binky The Clown who mugged me yesterday. But that's okay, because I love him just the way he is... - BEHIND BARS! Uncle Roy's
27 May 1988
Do you know how to spot a lazy person? - A truly lazy person never finishes any... - Z
28 May 1988
Do you think the wizard will give me a brain? You didn't tell me you had family here, Odie. - Hey, Odie. - Is that your tongue or did you swallow a pair of Long Johns? - - By the way, I heard your fleas died of food poisoning. - Oh, yes, Igor
29 May 1988
Here you go, Garfield. That's milk. - It'll make your coat nice and shiny. I think I'll opt to molt. - All cats love milk! When I was young I was frightened by an udder.
30 May 1988
Back, fleas! Look! A flea collar! - POW! PING - Some fool sold them guns! Nice shot, Ralph!
31 May 1988