List of Garfield and Friends episodes

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This is a complete listing of episodes from the animated television series Garfield and Friends. The first episode of Garfield and Friends aired on September 17, 1988.

Episodes overview[edit]

Season Episodes Season premiere Season finale
1 13 September 17, 1988 December 10, 1988
2 26 September 16, 1989 December 16, 1989
3 18 September 15, 1990 November 24, 1990
4 16 September 14, 1991 November 9, 1991
5 16 September 19, 1992 November 7, 1992
6 16 September 18, 1993 November 6, 1993
7 16 September 17, 1994 December 10, 1994

Episode list[edit]

121 half-hour episodes were produced. Note that the first and third titles are for Garfield shorts, while the middle ones are for U.S. Acres shorts. There were Garfield Quickies and U.S. Acres Quickies which were short clip jokes based on gags from the strips. During the second and third seasons, the show also featured Screaming with Binky quickies in which Binky the Clown would scream his catch phrase and ruin an activity. The U.S. Acres Quickies and Screaming with Binky ended after season three (and were mostly removed in syndication), but Garfield Quickies lasted until the show ended.

Season 1 (1988)[edit]

The first and second seasons featured the theme song "Friends are There", written by Desirée Goyette. The closing credits for this season feature Garfield's face from a looking-up perspective against a pink background. All thirteen shows from this season can be found on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 1 DVD set. Also, during this season, many of the episodes aired out of order. This was corrected when the show went into syndication.

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 1" Peace and Quiet Wanted: Wade Garfield Goes Hawaiian September 17, 1988 (1988-09-17)

Peace and Quiet: Garfield watches TV all night, so he naturally tries to get some rest when Jon and Odie are out. However, Binky shows up and tries to give Garfield a happy birthday wish, believing he is someone else.

Wanted: Wade: Wade believes that the police will arrest him after he rips the a tag off the bottom of a couch. Meanwhile, Roy plays a CD on his stereo, and the neighbor lady calls the police to complain.

Garfield Goes Hawaiian: Garfield catches the Hawaiian Cat Flu; every time someone mentions Hawaii or anything from Hawaii, he dances the hula. So things get worse when Garfield doesn't do so after being shown on a show about silly animal stunts.

Title Reference Gidget Goes Hawaiian
"Show 2" Box O' Fun Unidentified Flying Orson School Daze September 24, 1988 (1988-09-24)

Box O' Fun: After Jon brings home a cardboard box of books for test study at night school, Garfield uses the box for imagination.

Unidentified Flying Orson: Orson believes anything he reads. Orson's imagination allows him to get into a panic over a harmless prank.

School Daze: Garfield tries to mail Nermal to Abu Dhabi, but Jon finds out and sends Garfield to the Stonewall Obedience School, which has a strict counselor.

Title Reference: School Days
"Show 3" Nighty Nightmare Banana Nose Ode to Odie October 1, 1988 (1988-10-01)

Nighty Nightmare: Garfield eats Jon's pizza so he yells at Garfield and tells him after eating too much he will have a nightmare. Garfield does that night where he eats and grows giant. However, he gets fattened up into Thanksgiving dinner for planet Clarion.

Title Reference: Nighty Night

Banana Nose: The farm animals are annoyed by Roy's practical jokes and call him Banana nose, causing Roy to get upset and leave the farm.

Title Reference: Banana notes

Ode to Odie: Garfield tells a Poem by rapping about locking Odie out of the house with his favorite bone. Odie wanders off into an alleyway, where tough dogs hang out. Pooky appears in the beginning of this episode coloured yellow instead of brown.

Title Reference: Ode to Joy
"Show 4" Fraidy Cat Shell Shocked Sheldon Nothing to Sneeze At October 8, 1988 (1988-10-08)

Fraidy Cat: Garfield watches a horror movie during a thunderstorm while Jon goes out shopping. The electricity goes out and Garfield thinks Jon was captured by a monster.

Shell Shocked Sheldon: Orson and Booker think it's time for Sheldon to come out of his shell, so Orson sits on him that night. Later, Orson gets a snack and a fox comes and kidnaps Sheldon.

Nothing to Sneeze At: Jon asks Liz the vet out on a date while Garfield has an allergy. Liz thinks Jon is not caring much about him.
"Show 5" Garfield's Moving Experience Wade: You're Afraid Good Mouse-keeping October 15, 1988 (1988-10-15)

Garfield's Moving Experience: Garfield feels mistreated by Jon, so he decides to find himself a new home. A rich girl finds him and takes him to her giant manor.

Wade: You're Afraid: The farm animals think it a good idea for Orson to hypnotize Wade into being the bravest duck in the world. But then things get out of hand when Wade makes fun of the farm's bull.

Good Mousekeeping: A mouse named Floyd realizes Garfield does not chase mice, so he tells a whole mouse clan which invades Garfield's house.

Title Reference: Good Housekeeping
"Show 6" Identity Crisis The Bad Sport Up a Tree October 22, 1988 (1988-10-22)

Identity Crisis: Garfield finds Floyd in an alley with a dog being on the run from a dog catcher. The three decide to exchange their animal sounds, and so the dog catcher goes after Garfield.

The Bad Sport: Everyone on the farm except for Roy decides to try a new game that Orson found in a book of group games. Roy decides to replace the rules with his own version.

Up a Tree: Nermal visits Garfield's house and Garfield gets jealous of the attention he gets. So Garfield decides to climb a tree.
"Show 7" Weighty Problem The Worm Turns Good Cat, Bad Cat October 29, 1988 (1988-10-29)

Weighty Problem: Jon buys a new scale, which Garfield tampers with, causing the results to be inaccurate when Jon weighs himself. Jon decides to go on a strict diet and exercise a lot.

The Worm Turns: Orson tells the viewers a story of why Booker stopped chasing worms. Booker set a trap but got caught in it. The worm later frees Booker.

Good Cat, Bad Cat: After Jon tells Garfield to leave the mailman alone due to an important package delivery. Garfield's good and evil sides appear and try to get Garfield to do naughty deeds and annoy the mailman.
"Show 8" Cabin Fever Return of Power Pig Fair Exchange November 5, 1988 (1988-11-05)

Cabin Fever: Jon, Garfield, and Odie, vacation during the winter in a cabin. While Jon is out to buy groceries, Garfield and Odie are snowed inside the cabin without nourishment. Garfield worries that this could be the end.

Return of Power Pig: After listening to "Humpty Dumpty," Sheldon inadvertently starts a rumor; eventually, a belief that there's a monster on the farm results in the return of Power Pig.

Fair Exchange: Garfield and Jon both have dreams where they switch bodies after they argued earlier that one lives life easier than the other. Both learn that neither side has an easy life.
"Show 9" The Binky Show Keeping Cool Don't Move November 12, 1988 (1988-11-12)

The Binky Show: Its Jon's birthday and Garfield has no money. To win Jon a present, Garfield goes on a game show titled "Name That Fish", which is hosted by Binky the Clown.

Keeping Cool: Orson is terrified of the fact that his mean older brothers are visiting him, while Bo tells him not to worry about how they harm him.

Don't Move: Garfield wanders into a fish shop to eat, telling Odie to sit on an X in a circle drawn on the sidewalk and not move. Odie then gets caught by the dog catcher, which results in a long series of events that eventually bring Odie toppling out of a shopping cart, inches from the X.
"Show 10" Magic Mutt Short Story Monday Misery November 19, 1988 (1988-11-19)

Magic Mutt: When Jon is asked to perform a magic show at a children's hospital, he goes to a small emporium. The owner has a dog which chases Garfield around.

Short Story: Booker is tired of being short, while Orson's brothers try and steal the harvest crop. While the gang is on security duty, Booker is told not to get involved. But after they're trapped, he finds a way to take advantage of his lack of height.

Monday Misery: Garfield mails himself to Samoa to get away from Monday that has caused him misery. He eventually finds out that this country (or island) is many hours behind the time zone of his home in Muncie, Indiana, and has to experience Monday all over again.
"Show 11" Best of Breed National Tapioca Pudding Day All About Odie November 26, 1988 (1988-11-26)

Best of Breed: When Garfield gets jealous of Nermal's awards, he enters a cat talent show, where he is up against Nermal coincidentally.

National Tapioca Pudding Day: Roy makes a spring-loaded gift-box of tapioca pudding with which to trick the farm animals into opening for "National Tapioca Pudding Day", a fake holiday where tapioca pudding is given as a gift.

All About Odie: At a university, Garfield presents a documentary-like presentation that is all about Odie.
"Show 12" Caped Avenger Shy Fly Guy Green Thumbs Down December 3, 1988 (1988-12-03)

Caped Avenger: While a cartoon expert comes to review some of Jon's characters, Garfield's alter ego the Caped Avenger searches for Pooky, who is missing.

Shy Fly Guy: During the winter, Wade's cousin Fred Duck visits the farm to ask Wade if they want to fly together, and finds humor in the fact that Wade is afraid to fly. Wade makes a resolution to fly during the end of the winter.

Green Thumbs Down: Jon decides it's a good idea for them to grow their own food in the garden after noticing the high grocery bills. However, his idea eventually results in chaos.
"Show 13" Forget Me Not I Like Having You Around! Sales Resistance December 10, 1988 (1988-12-10)

Forget Me Not: Garfield is hit in the head by a falling pie tin, and suffers from amnesia. His personality is completely reversed. Jon is especially concerned when Garfield asks who everyone is and does not know his own name and even turns down lasagna.

I Like Having You Around!: Orson is writing an extract in his diary, from about two weeks ago, about Bo leaving the farm after fighting with his sister Lanolin.

Sales Resistance: Garfield has gotten into a habit of ordering various things over the phone from infomercials. After buying another expensive useless item (a Leonardo da Vinci statue made out of elbow pasta), Jon threatens that if he buys one more worthless item off TV, he will no longer be fed lasagna. When Jon leaves, Garfield struggles to stay away from a salesman who wants him to buy a free elephant repeller.

Season 2 (1989)[edit]

Starting with this season, the show was expanded to an hour-length format, allowing six episodes to air each week. The closing credits background was changed to feature Garfield's face, between Jon's and Odie's, which are between those of the U.S. Acres characters, against a blue background. Episodes 14–24 can be found on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 1 DVD set, while the rest are on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 2 set.

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 14" Pest of a Guest The Impractical Joker Fat and Furry September 16, 1989 (1989-09-16)

Pest of a Guest: During the winter, a greedy cat that appears to be on his death bed is welcomed into Jon's home. Garfield gets jealous that this intruder will ruin his life, and is therefore determined to get rid of him.

The Impractical Joker: Roy is banned from the farm after insulting all the animals with a joke book, and is replaced by Fred Duck.

Fat and Furry: After Garfield buys a lottery ticket with the number 77777779, the crew win the lottery and become famous. They also get to star on "Lifestyles of the Fat and Furry". Guest voice of Robin Leach.
"Show 15" Rip Van Kitty Grabbity The Big Catnap September 16, 1989 (1989-09-16)

Rip Van Kitty: At the park, all Garfield wants to do is eat, harass Nermal, and nap. Jon says he has had it with Garfield's sloth, and he can sleep as long as he wants. Garfield is pleased to hear this, and wakes up 20 years later (2009) in a futuristic universe, as an elderly version of himself and is greeting by an aged Odie and elderly Jon. He finds that the future isn't all it's cracked up to be (at least his interpretation of it), and things get worse when Zizzabottawaddawaddaboinkboinkfreeb attacks Earth, whose inhabitants sleep 23 hours a day and use the remaining time to eat everything in sight. But the final straw comes when Garfield, hoping to see an ugly decrepit Nermal, still finds a young, cute kitten, causing Garfield to wish he had not slept so long.

Grabbity: Roy plays a prank on Wade, who wonders what would happen if the Law of Gravity (or "Grabbity" as Roy pronounced it) was repealed. Orson then explains what would really happen and Roy is glad that his TV newscast was phony. Cameo appearance of Jon.

The Big Catnap: Jon receives a box of homemade cookies from his mother, and tries to avoid Garfield, who eats them every year they are delivered. Every year, Garfield pulls elaborate pranks to steal them.
"Show 16" The Great Getaway Scrambled Eggs Hansel and Garfield September 23, 1989 (1989-09-23)

The Great Getaway: Jon visits New York City on a weekend away from his cat Garfield. But Garfield realizes that Jon's date, Roselyn, is a pickpocket.

Scrambled Eggs: Orson narrates a previous event about Sheldon and how he was mistaken for a mother turtle's child, who, like Sheldon, was not hatched yet and has his legs sticking out.

Hansel and Garfield: Garfield tells Nermal his twist on the story of Hansel and Gretel, but it still largely holds true to the original fairy tale, which Nermal hates due to the violence.
"Show 17" The Sludge Monster Fortune Kooky Heatwave Holiday September 23, 1989 (1989-09-23)

The Sludge Monster: Jon, Garfield, and Odie are forced to stay in an old and abandoned hotel after his car breaks down in front of it. There, he tells Garfield and Odie the legend of the Sludge Monster, whom Garfield and Odie eventually believe is real.

Fortune Kooky: Wade becomes superstitious after reading his paper fortunes from Chinese fortune cookies. The worst being Roy's prank on Wade.

Heatwave Holiday: During an especially hot summer day, Garfield decides to think in cold ways. First he creates a blizzard with the ice machine in the freezer. Then he and the others decorate the house for Christmas, causing a trend in the city of decorating for Christmas in the middle of July.
"Show 18" One Good Fern Deserves Another Goody-Go-Round The Black Book September 30, 1989 (1989-09-30)

One Good Fern Deserves Another: A nearly blind greenhouse salesman accidentally sells Jon a rare meat-eating fern after Garfield destroys all the ferns at his house. Meanwhile, Garfield tries to watch Attack of the Giant Pod People.

Goody-Go-Round: Bo needs a record player so he can listen to some music, and Orson sets out to find him one for being such a good friend, where a chain reaction is put in effect after the giver wants something in return, with some catastrophic results.

The Black Book: Jon is going on a date with one of his girlfriends, until he thinks that she already has one, so he tells Garfield to hide his black book of women's phone numbers.
"Show 19" The Legend of the Lake Double Oh Orson Health Feud September 30, 1989 (1989-09-30)

The Legend of the Lake: Garfield hosts a tour of the national cat museum where the main attraction is a historical lake and Garfield tells a poem about it.

Double oh Orson: Orson reads a fictional spy story, and his imagination turns him into "Double-oh-Orson!" A parody of the James Bond film Thunderball. Also featured are "Pinfeather" (Roy), "W" (Wade), "The Countless Lanolin" (Lanolin), and a frozen Bo. Double-oh-Orson tries to stop the top-secret highly-experimental thermonuclear exploding grelbin device before it's too late.

Health Feud: Garfield takes revenge on a stereotypical TV health/fitness show host after he finds out that he ruins Jon's life by his instructions.
"Show 20" Binky Gets Cancelled! Show Stoppers Cutie and the Beast October 7, 1989 (1989-10-07)

Binky Gets Cancelled!: Garfield tells the viewers about a past event where Binky the Clown becomes a handyman after his show is cancelled by low ratings.

Show Stoppers: The Farm animals put on a talent show, where Wade has stage fright, and soon Orson, because his brothers attend the show and demand jokes.

Cutie and the Beast: Nermal runs away after believing that he is ugly, which is caused by one of Garfield's pranks. Odie is upset and nags Garfield into finding Nermal, which the two of them go out and do.

Title Reference: Beauty and the Beast (an episode of Animaniacs would later do a Beauty and the Beast parody with the same title.)
"Show 21" The Lasagna Zone Sleepytime Pig Yojumbo October 7, 1989 (1989-10-07)

The Lasagna Zone: Jon buys a new TV satellite dish, and when Garfield spills lasagna on its surface, he is transported into the shows. Cameos of Booker and Sheldon.

Title Reference: The Twilight Zone.

Sleepytime Pig: Since the Sandman's substitute forgot to make Orson go to sleep, Orson is tired during the day, causing the animals to help him get rest.

Yojumbo: Jon and Liz go on a date where they run into a bully and Jon feels like a wimp. He then decides to take karate lessons, so he can stand up to the bully with his skills.
"Show 22" Pros and Cons Rooster Revenge Lights! Camera! Garfield! October 14, 1989 (1989-10-14)

Pros and Cons: After being assigned to buy groceries, Odie is cheated out of his money by an alley cat, who trades an old sock in for Odie's grocery money.

Rooster Revenge: After pulling several pranks on Orson, he decides to get revenge on Roy. He fears that Orson is planning a revenge prank on him, despite Orson's statement that he would not.

Lights! Camera! Garfield!: Garfield accepts a job as a movie stunt double after he thinks that he will be famous with larger roles.
"Show 23" Polecat Flats Hogcules Brain Boy October 14, 1989 (1989-10-14)

Polecat Flats: Jon takes Garfield to a dude ranch called "Polecat Flats", where Garfield learns how life is lived on the ranch, while wondering what a polecat is. First appearance of Cactus Jake. Cameo appearance of Roy.

Hogcules: Orson tells Booker and Sheldon the myth of Hercules. Roy tells him his brothers are coming to visit and then Orson falls asleep, wondering what being Hercules would be like.

Brain Boy: Garfield is framed for destruction by Roscoe, a polite and clever son of Jon's cousin Al, who turns out to be cruel.
"Show 24" Maine Course No Laughing Matter Attack of the Mutant Guppies October 21, 1989 (1989-10-21)

Maine Course: A lady from an aquarium sends Jon an live lobster to cook, though Jon, Garfield, and Odie befriend it as a family member and name him Therm.

No Laughing Matter: After Roy annoys the farm animals with a new joke book, aliens who lack a sense of humor visit the farm to destroy comedy, which the animals try to save with all of Roy's joke books.

Attack of the Mutant Guppies: After hearing Garfield's story on giant radioactive mutant guppies, Nermal gets scared and can't go to sleep. So Garfield tries to prove to Nermal that his fictional story about giant radioactive mutant guppies is false so he can sleep. However, it turns out to be real.

Note: Last episode on the Volume 1 DVD.
"Show 25" Robodie First Aid Wade Video Victim October 21, 1989 (1989-10-21)

Robodie: A Mad Scientist kidnaps Odie to use him as a model for his cloning machine that makes toy robots. Later, Garfield mistakes one for Odie.

First Aid Wade: Wade gets his foot hurt and thinks that Roy and Orson will perform surgery on it due to a misunderstanding.

Video Victim: Garfield and Jon make a bet that if Garfield can stop watching TV for 24 hours, he'll stop using the vacuum, in which annoys Garfield. He then finds it hard to live without viewing programs.

Note: First episode on the Volume 2 DVD.
"Show 26" The Curse of the Klopman Mud Sweet Mud Rainy Day Dreams October 28, 1989 (1989-10-28)

The Curse of the Klopman: Jon's third cousin Norbert has died, and has left the Klopman Diamond in his will, which goes to Garfield. The will warns it has a curse on it though. Norbert's business partner believes it should go to him and tries to get Garfield to sell him the rare jewel. Garfield later does receive bad luck and agrees to sell.

Mud Sweet Mud: Everyone in the farm decides to clean up the farm after it looks messy and everyone disputes later to drain out Orson's waller. But Orson explains to them what it means to him.

Rainy Day Dreams: During a rainy night, Jon has a date at home, despite the fact that his date is a home insurance salesman, while Garfield and Odie use their imaginations for adventures since they are bored.
"Show 27" Basket Brawl Origin of Power Pig Cactus Jake Rides Again October 28, 1989 (1989-10-28)

Basket Brawl: Set as a basketball game mice attend, Jon, Odie, and Nermal attempt to pack a picnic lunch without Garfield devouring the food.

Origin of Power Pig: Orson tells Wade a flashback story of how he originated to become Power Pig, while his brothers are given an idea for stealing the harvest crops.

Cactus Jake Rides Again: Jon, Odie, and Garfield invite Cactus Jake to reside at their home temporarily during a rodeo championship, which they find to hate.
"Show 28" Binky Goes Bad! Barn of Fear Mini-Mall Matters November 4, 1989 (1989-11-04)

Binky Goes Bad!: Binky is put on trial at court after he is framed for Stinky Davis, a criminal; the events are narrated in a script Garfield reads.

Barn of Fear: The farm animals are forced to stay in the spooky abandoned barn, where Orson's brothers play tricks, after they fill the current barn up with their crops.

Mini-Mall Matters: Garfield hosts a factual and educational show about mini-malls and how they are grown, maintained, and their features.
"Show 29" Attention-Getting Garfield Swine Trek It Must be True! November 4, 1989 (1989-11-04)

Attention-Getting Garfield: Garfield tries to gain more public attention after he realizes that Odie has the most attention.

Swine Trek: While resting due to a terrible cold, Orson dreams that the gang and he are part of a galaxy crew called the Swine Trek.

It Must be True!: At the WBOR TV station, Garfield presents a show to a live audience called It Must be True!, where he claims everything stated on television is a true fact.
"Show 30" Arrivaderci, Odie! Gort Goes Good Feeling Feline November 11, 1989 (1989-11-11)

Arrivaderci, Odie!: Garfield believes that Jon has gotten rid of Odie after Garfield broke a vase and pinned the blame on Odie. Garfield claims he won't miss him, however, Garfield can't get him off his mind. Cameo appearance of Wade and Sheldon.

Gort Goes Good: Orson's brother Gort explains that he has given up his evil ways and is now on Orson's side. The others though believe they can't trust Gort.

Feeling Feline: After hearing a statement on television about pet owners becoming like their pets, Jon starts to discover that he himself acts like Garfield.
"Show 31" The Bear Facts Nothing to be Afraid of The Big Talker November 11, 1989 (1989-11-11)

The Bear Facts: While camping in the forest, much to Garfield's disadvantage, a stray dancing bear appears at the site along with Binky the clown. Wade makes a cameo appearance.

Nothing to be Afraid of: The farm animals are tired of Wade's phobias, so they try to find something that would not scare him.

The Big Talker: Garfield is furious with a loudmouth superstitious television host, who hates cats and says they are not useful whatsoever, Garfield plans revenge with superstition.
"Show 32" Cactus Makes Perfect Hogcules II Crime and Nourishment November 18, 1989 (1989-11-18)

Cactus Makes Perfect: Garfield, Jon, and Odie visit Cactus Jake on his ranch. Cactus Jake shares a story about his cat which was similar to Garfield.

Hogcules II: Roy tricks Wade into spilling grain and Orson ends up cleaning it up. He day dreams about Hogcules cleaning up after a two-headed giant.

Crime and Nourishment: Retrieving his lasagna at a picnic, Garfield stumbles upon a strange community of small green people (similar to the Smurfs) who use food items as currency, and eat money.
"Show 33" T.V. of Tomorrow Little Red Riding Egg Well-Fed Feline November 18, 1989 (1989-11-18)

T.V. of Tomorrow: After their current set breaks, Jon, Garfield, and Odie go shopping for a new TV, some of which are bizarre, especially a 3D Television. Guest voice of Frank Buxton.

Little Red Riding Egg: After finding a video camera, Orson decides to make a movie with the farm animals adapting Little Red Riding Hood using Sheldon as the title character, while the Fox is searching for nourishment.

Well-Fed Feline: An activist visits Jon's house to make sure Garfield is being well-fed and is not neglected. She comes in and finds out Jon is angry at Garfield for eating his lasagna cake and Jon says he'll never feed Garfield again. She says she'll come back after a month and Jon should fed Garfield as much as he can or else she will call the police. After a month the lady comes back and calls the police because he forgot to feed Nermal.
"Show 34" Invasion of the Big Robots Shelf Esteem Housebreak Hotel November 25, 1989 (1989-11-25)

Invasion of the Big Robots: Garfield wakes up one morning and finds himself in a Space Shuttle Launch Site. After Starwolf passes by him and makes commands to his fleet, Garfield soon realizes that he is in the wrong cartoon. (A similar plot is used in "Clash of the Titans".)

Shelf Esteem: Orson is putting all his books away after Wade gets scared and crashes into his books. Then Wade tells Lanolin what Orson is doing. Roy overhears them talking about how it could take some time. But Roy says Orson will never get his books away until the next day. Lanolin and Roy argue about this and they decide to bet: If Lanilon wins, Roy has to do both her and Wade's chores for a month, But if Roy's opinion is correct, then Roy's chores would be split up to Wade and Lanolin. Roy knows Orson will always get interested in the book he is putting away so he starts reading it and it will take forever. Then Roy sneaks some of his library books into the stack and Lanolin sees him, so to win the bet, she adds a book entitled "How to be a good librarian".

Housebreak Hotel: Jon is going out of town and dumps Garfield and Odie at Howie's Housebreak Hotel but only to find this is a place where they keep the animals in cages all day long and neglect them. Guest voice of Jesse White.
"Show 35" First Class Feline Hamelot How to be Funny! November 25, 1989 (1989-11-25)

First Class Feline: When Jon and Odie come home after shopping for a toy for his nephew's birthday, they see Garfield stuffed Nermal in a box marked to Abu Dhabi again. So they decide to play a trick on Garfield to teach him a lesson by replacing Nermal with the toy in the box and telling Garfield he can't have lunch without his guest.

Hamelot: After a nasty fall, Orson imagines everyone in a Camelot-like setting.

How to be Funny!: Garfield gives a lecture on humor and what it means to be funny. He goes into detail on what is funny (silly costumes and gags including Odie loving Mondays) and what is not funny (pie and silly lighting jokes).
"Show 36" Mystic Manor Flop Goes the Weasel The Legend of Long Jon December 2, 1989 (1989-12-02)

Mystic Manor: Jon, Garfield and Odie plan to visit Mystic Manor only to find that the place had been closed for years. They decide to check into a motel instead. While Jon takes a nap, Odie wanders into Mystic Manor and it's up to Garfield to find Odie and return safely because Jon told him it was his job to keep an eye on Odie, or else no dinner. Cartoonist Jim Davis as a cameo as a cartoonist in a Mystic Manor scene. Cameos of Orson, Wade, and Roy.

Flop Goes the Weasel: The farm animals believe Wade is a hero after defeating the Weasel accidentally, causing Wade to take the fame for granted. First appearance of the Weasel. Cameo appearance of Odie.

The Legend of Long Jon: While visiting Yorktown, Jon discovers that he had an evil pirate ancestor named Long Jon Arbuckle. Guest voice of Shep Menken.
"Show 37" China Cat Cock-a-Doodle Dandy Beach Blanket Bonzo December 2, 1989 (1989-12-02)

China Cat: While visiting China, a waitress at a restaurant tells Jon a legend about an orange cat similar to Garfield, and how it brings bad luck according to a dragon.

Cock-a-Doodle Dandy: Bo tells the viewers (and gets interrupted by his friends who do not appear in the episode) about Roy, who tries to think of a way to make his bugle wake up call without disturbing an insomniac bear.

Beach Blanket Bonzo: Jon tries to impress a girl at the beach, and Garfield does not understand how anyone could go crazy over a pretty face until he falls in love with a female cat named Lola.
"Show 38" Lemon-Aid Hog Noon Video Airlines December 16, 1989 (1989-12-16)

Lemon-Aid: Jon gets conned by Al J. Swindler into getting a new car, only to find that it's broken. First appearance of Al J. Swindler

Hog Noon: Hammerhead Hog, the pig that bullied Orson back in school, writes him a letter saying that he's coming to settle things with Orson once and for all.

Title Reference: High Noon

Video Airlines: Garfield, Jon and Odie make popcorn and decide to find a movie on TV to go with it, but the only movie on is "Kung Fu Creatures on the Rampage 2", which they all are not interested in, so they decide to go rent a movie, but it takes a long time for Jon to get himself a rental card. When he finally gets one, everything has been rented. However, only one video is left. But they bring it home without ever looking at the front cover and it turns out to be the same "Kung Fu Creatures on the Rampage 2" movie. Then they decide to go to a movie theater.
"Show 39" The Mail Animal Peanut-Brained Rooster Mummy Dearest December 16, 1989 (1989-12-16)

The Mail Animal: Jon's mailman, Herman Post, delivers the mail and is once again defeated by Garfield when he falls down a trapdoor. As he walks back to the mail truck, the post office chief scolds him for being "a disgrace to your uniform" and for being afraid of a cat. He takes away Herman's cap, necktie and letter bag and fires him. Garfield deliberately harasses the post office chief, foiling his every attempt to outsmart Garfield, until he finally waves the white flag and gives Herman Post his job back. The next day, Herman Post gets literally springed up into the air, falling down the chimney.

Peanut-Brained Rooster: Orson is eating his lunch when the Viewer (AKA You) eats lunch with Orson. Orson hopes you haven't brought any peanuts after what happened the other day with Roy.

Mummy Dearest: While visiting a museum, Garfield falls down and hurts himself leading to a dream sequence. In it Garfield dreams he is a cat in ancient Egypt. And an Egyptian guy is trying get rid of the Pharaoh's (Jon) good luck charm: his cat.

Season 3 (1990)[edit]

In this season, the show switched to its more well-known "We're Ready to Party" theme song, also written by Desiree Goyette, and the only theme song shown in syndication. Episodes 40–48 can be found on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 2 DVD set, while the rest of this season are on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 3 set.

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 40" Skyway Robbery The Bunny Rabbits is Coming! Close Encounters of the Garfield Kind September 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)

Skyway Robbery: Jon wants to go to Miami, but all airlines are expensive. Mr. Swindler then offers him a cheap ride with a cheap and broken airplane.

The Bunny Rabbits is Coming!: Orson receives a strange message that simply says, "The Bunny Rabbits is Coming!". Wade is terrified of these so called bunny rabbits.

Close Encounters of the Garfield Kind: An alien crash lands near Garfield's home. Jon thinks the alien is cute, and decides to let the alien stay at his house while he gathers enough electricity to jump start his flying saucer. Little does he know what this alien is up to.
"Show 41" Astrocat Cock-A-Doodle Duel Cinderella Cat September 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)

Astrocat: Garfield tells Odie the story of his great-uncle Buchanan, the first cat in space.

Cock-A-Doodle Duel: When a rooster named Plato moves to the farm, Roy is astonished, because all of the chickens are now in love with Plato. Roy decides to move away. Orson is sure that Plato will do a fine job, but when the weasel comes to steal some chickens, Plato doesn't protect them.

Cinderella Cat: After discovering a lost copy of "Cinderella" in the park, Garfield encounters a Fairy Godfather. However, The "Fairy Godfather" steals things that Garfield wishes for so that he can give them to Garfield.
"Show 42" Ship Shape Barn of Fear II Break a Leg September 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)

Ship Shape: Garfield and Jon go on a cruise (Jon goes there for women, Garfield goes for the food). The captain doesn't allow cats on the ship, but Garfield sneaks in anyway. The captain finds out, so Garfield comes up with strategies to keep some distance between him and the captain.

Barn of Fear II: Orson plans to throw a harvest party and even find some old clothes they can wear during the party which are in the Old Barn but Wade fears the Old Barn could be haunted. Meanwhile, Orson's brothers plot to steal the harvest which is in the old barn. Cameo appearance of Garfield (He appeared during the song.) (Gort's eyes are white instead of yellow.)

Break-a-Leg: Garfield and Jon go to a ski resort. Garfield warns Jon that he could get hurt, but Jon does not listen and convinces a girl that he's a great skier and has to prove himself once the lift opens again.
"Show 43" Twice Told Tale Orson Goes On Vacation Wedding Bell Blues September 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)

Twice Told Tale: After an accident and the house is filled with yogurt, Garfield and Jon each tell you their point of view about how it happened. Each one exaggerates and accuses the other of causing the accident.

Orson Goes On Vacation: When Orson goes on vacation, he leaves Wade in charge. Wade does not want to be in charge. He doesn't think he can do it. He is afraid that many things will go wrong. Orson assures him that things will be just fine, but Wade is right, they aren't.

Wedding Bell Blues: When Jon's cousin Marian visits and tells him about her upcoming wedding, Garfield and Odie overhear. Garfield gets confused and think that Marian is marrying Jon, so he does everything to stop the wedding.

Title Reference: The 60s song of the same name by The Fifth Dimension.
"Show 44" Clean Sweep Secrets of the Animated Cartoon How the West was Lost September 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)

Clean Sweep: Jon sees a TV commercial advertising a "Schlocko Laundro-Mutt". It is a faster way to bathe Odie. Jon buys it. When Garfield sees how it works, he decides to play a mean joke on Odie.

Secrets of the Animated Cartoon: Orson explains cartoon physics to the viewers.

How the West was Lost: After Cactus Jake is fired and kicked off the ranch, Jon tries to find him a new job.
"Show 45" Binky Gets Cancelled Again! Orson's Diner Flat Tired September 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)

Binky Gets Cancelled Again!: Complaining that Binky's show isn't educational, the WBOR manager replaces Binky's show with the Buddy Bears. Garfield plots to get Binky his show back.

Orson's Diner: Orson and Wade want to find a way to earn money. When Orson finds a book about how to start your own restaurant, Orson know he has found a way. Roy is their first customer. Orson tells Roy that if Roy asks for something they can't make, than he will get free food for a month. Roy tries every odd food he knows (some that he made up), but nothing seems to work.

Flat Tired: Garfield wakes up one morning, and tells the unseen director that he is too tired to act. Odie suggests that he fills in for Garfield, and the director agrees and presents him with a cartoon of his own. Garfield lies in his bed and watches the cartoon on a portable television set. The cartoon is called "A Witch in Time" where Odie goes to a stranger's house for a reward for bringing back her purse after she accidentally dropped it. But at the house, she appears as an evil witch who turns him into a gerbil.

First Appearance of J.D
"Show 46" Return of the Buddy Bears Much Ado About Lanolin Reigning Cats and Dogs October 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)

Return of the Buddy Bears: Garfield wrecks the house and Jon tells him to clean it up or no food. He does not know what to do, but the Buddy Bears show up and they can't disagree so he tells them to clean it. They steal all the food and he has to deal with it until they leave, but then the house becomes filthy from Garfield chasing the Buddy Bears. Cameo appearance of Sheldon.

Much Ado About Lanolin: Orson puts on a imaginary play called The Taming of the Shrew with an imaginary Lanolin as the Shrew.

Reigning Cats and Dogs: Garfield hosts a show on why cats are better than dogs.
"Show 47" Fit for a King Ben Hog Dessert in the Desert October 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)

Fit for a King: Garfield tells the story of The Royal Appetite about Jon the Wide, a king whose weight was measured in gold. The king earned all of this gold that was equal to his weight.

Ben Hog: While everyone else is off at the State Fair parade, Orson is guarding the harvest and his brothers distract him with a copy of Ben-Hur.

Dessert in the Desert: After Jon gets a flat tire, Garfield and Odie get lost in the desert and begin to see mirages.
"Show 48" Hounds of the Arbuckles Read Alert Urban Arbuckle October 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)

Hound of the Arbuckles: Garfield is anxious to see "The Hound of the Baskervilles", but the TV is broken. Jon can't find Odie anywhere and tells Garfield to read Sherlock Holmes so his imagination can create the pictures. Garfield dozes off while reading and finds himself playing Watson in a dream sequence entitled "The Hound of the Arbuckles".

Read Alert: Orson reads books and his imagination gets carried away and interferes with Roy and Wade.

Urban Arbuckle: Cactus Jake fixes up Jon with his daughter Cactus Jackie. While on a dinner date (with Garfield and Cactus Jackie's entire family), Jon struggles to ride a mechanical bull in an attempt to impress Jackie. Garfield attempts to help Jon win back Jackie with the aid of some sticky pasta and a horse.
"Show 49" Odielocks and the Three Cats Quack to the Future Beddy Buy October 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)

Odielocks and the Three Cats: While waiting for his microwave lasagna to cool, Garfield decides to tell Odie his version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" by changing it to "Odielocks and the Three Cats".

Quack to the Future: Orson yells at Wade after causing to get oil spilled all over him. Orson then feels bad about it and the dreams about everyone as people in a science lab and they have invented a time machine. Then they visit the future and see Wade is about to go to Mars. Cameo appearances of Garfield and Odie. Title Reference: Back to the Future

Beddy Buy: After Garfield breaks his bed, he and Jon go out to buy a new one.
"Show 50" Count Lasagna Mystery Guest Rodent Rampage October 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)

Count Lasagna: Jon attempts to pitch a comic book featuring Dracula's cat "Count Lasagna".

Mystery Guest: Roy hosts a gameshow called "Mystery Guest" with a tractor as a prize and Garfield as the mystery guest. Orson's brothers show up to try and steal the tractor, only to wind up guessing who the mystery guest is, with all of their answers being wrong. Cameo appearance of Garfield (Jon Arbuckle's voice was heard off-camera as one of the callers).

Rodent Rampage: Floyd's cousin Tyrone visits and is surprised upon discovering Garfield does not chase mice. Once Jon discovers the mice in his house, he tries to get Garfield to chase mice by bribing him with sausage lasagna. After an unsuccessful attempt at rounding up the mice the traditional way, including a lot of Tom and Jerry references, Garfield resorts to the more tactical means he used to get rid of opportunistic mice in the past. Guest voice of Jack Riley.
"Show 51" The Feline Felon The Legal Eagle The Cactus Saga October 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)

The Feline Felon: Jon bakes a pie for a charity bake sale and warns Garfield not to steal the pie which Garfield does anyway. While falling down a tree with the pie, Garfield fantasizes about being on a TV show called "Wanted: Bad Guys". Guest voice of Bill Woodson.

The Legal Eagle: When Orson finds a book of farm laws, he decides that he should have someone to make sure that these laws are kept. Orson asks Roy to help, but that was a bad thing to do. Things get way out of hand.

The Cactus Saga: Cactus Jake tells Jon and Garfield the story of how he got to be known as Cactus Jake. The flashback sequence features Cactus Jake's Grandpa Jack and his sidekick (resembling Garfield) The Lasagna Kid.
"Show 52" D.J. Jon Cornfinger Five Minute Warning October 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)

D.J. Jon: Jon accepts a job as a disc jockey at a local radio station, but the job soon takes over his life, leading him to neglect Garfield and Odie.

Cornfinger: Orson imagines himself as Double Oh Orson to find out where the missing corn may have gotten to.

Five Minute Warning: Garfield must resist food for 5 minutes to prove he has self-control and he will get a giant chocolate cake that Jon made and also Jon will become a can-can dancer and quit his job of cartooning as a reward. However, everywhere he looks, people are offering him food. It's so hard to turn down so many opportunities.
"Show 53" Wonderful World The Orson Awards The Garfield Workout October 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)

Wonderful World: Jon takes Garfield and Odie to an amusement park that they saw in a commercial only to find out its been neglected for years.

The Orson Awards: The 32nd annual Orson awards ceremony is being held and Orson runs into his brothers where they demand an award or else. Then Roy is determined to win an award and takes over the show.

The Garfield Workout: Garfield hosts his own exercise program, contrasting his exercises with a traditional regimen.
"Show 54" All Things Fat and Small Robin Hog Hare Replacement November 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)

All Things Fat and Small: While on a camping trip, Garfield accidentally falls into a runaway raft and while landing on another part of the campgrounds, encounters a bear and raccoon that have been stealing picnic lunches and Garfield helps them.

Robin Hog: After a walnut fell on his head, Orson fantasizes about becoming Robin Hog and while dreaming figures out a way to take back the supply of walnuts that Roy had stolen.

Hare Replacement: Jon is performing a magic act complete with a bunny rabbit. However, the rabbit is getting tired of being part of magic acts and runs away leaving Jon to put Garfield in a bunny suit as a replacement.
"Show 55" Stick to It Orson in Wonderland For Cats Only November 10, 1990 (1990-11-10)

Stick to It: Garfield throws the stick so Odie can fetch it, so he throws it as hard as he can so that Odie will not bring it back. Odie chases the stick to just about every place a dog can go.

Orson in Wonderland: While playing croquet with Lanolin, Orson's croquet ball goes clear into the woods. After he reaches his ball he drifts off and dreams a dream much similar to Alice in Wonderland.

For Cats Only: This episode discusses how cats came to Earth from another planet and now pretend to be pets for humans.
"Show 56" Mistakes will Happen The Well Dweller The Wise Man November 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)

Mistakes Will Happen: Garfield complains about the letters he's been getting that claim his show has lots of mistakes. Garfield tries to convince people that his show doesn't have any mistakes. They watch a cartoon which has more mistakes than anyone can count. Cameo appearances of Orson, Wade, and Roy.

The Well Dweller: While drilling for water, Orson encounters a strange little creature named Al. Al (and other creatures like him) lives under the ground.

The Wise Man: Jon takes in a maharishi to give him peace and tranquility but the maharishi's idea of peace and tranquility does not sit well with Garfield.
"Show 57" Star Struck Election Daze Dirty Business November 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)

Star Struck: Fed up with all the "supporting actors" (Jon and Odie), Garfield decides to write his own episode, but all the scenarios end the same way: with him eating and sleeping.

Election Daze: The weasel tricks Roy into challenging Orson for barn leadership and rigs the voting booth in his latest attempt to steal the chickens.

Dirty Business: Jon takes Garfield and Odie to visit his cousin Berferd. All kinds of things are vanishing from the cousin's store. Jon and his cousin get a lot of mud thrown on them by an angry neighbor named Rufus, who believes that Berferd has stolen his dad's watch. This is the reason why no one will shop at Berferd's store, because whenever someone comes near, Rufus throws mud at them.

Season 4 (1991)[edit]

For this season, the closing credits background was changed again, this time with the faces of Garfield, Jon, and Odie at the top, and the U.S. Acres characters at the bottom, against a green background. The Syndication package skips episodes 62–67 and 70–73. All episodes of this season except the last one are on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 3 DVD set, with episode 73 starting off the Garfield and Friends: Volume 4 set.

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 58" Moo Cow Mutt Big Bad Buddy Bird Angel Puss September 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)

Moo Cow Mutt: Odie thinks he's a cow after Garfield played a trick on him.

Big Bad Buddy Bird: Roy quits the show and becomes a cast member on The Buddy Bears as Big Bad Buddy Bird, who always disagrees with the gang, and as a result, gets crushed by a 16-ton safe.

Angel Puss: An angel is assigned to help Odie and Garfield get along. Guest voice of Marvin Kaplan.
"Show 59" Trial and Error An Egg-Citing Story Supermarket Mania September 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)

Trial and Error: When two mice steal Garfield's blueberry pie, Odie licks the blueberry off of one of them. This makes Odie's tongue blue, so Garfield accuses him of stealing it. Odie decides that he wants a trial. (Floyd the mouse is the judge.)

An Egg-Citing Story: Orson responds to numerous mail requests (via flashback) on the origin of Sheldon.

Supermarket Mania: Jon always shops at Gramps' general store, but when the Food Monster Supermarket is built across the street, all of Gramps' customers are stolen. When the owner of the Food Monster convinces Jon to shop there, Gramps' best customer is gone.
"Show 60" The Legend of Cactus Jupiter Birthday Boy Roy Jukebox Jon September 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)

The Legend of Cactus Jupiter: Cactus Jake tells the story of how if you look into a fire you can see into the future. When Garfield looks into the flames, he sees himself and his friends as space-cowboys of the far future.

Birthday Boy Roy: Its Roy's birthday and everybody pitches in and buys him a pocket watch. But Roy's watch disappears and he begins to accuse everybody of stealing it. It's not long before everything on the farm starts vanishing and its up to Orson and his friends to catch the thief.

Jukebox Jon: Jon wants to work for a man but he must first quit nail-biting so he buys a hypnoses record, but when Garfield replaces the records with learning to speak Spanish and sound effects, Jon learns these skills instead.
"Show 61" Squeak Previews Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Wade A Tall Tale September 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)

Squeak Previews: Two mouse movie critics review a movie about mice attempting to steal food.

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Wade: Wade hypnotizes himself into turning a monster when he hears a bell and back again when he hears it again.

A Tall Tale: Nermal tells his version of Paul Bunyan stories by the director's request.
"Show 62" Frankenstein Feline Weatherman Wade Fill-in Feline September 28, 1991 (1991-09-28)

Frankenstein Feline: Jon dreams about a Frankenstein monster cat with the stomach of a whale that eats so much the town chases him and his creator out of town.

Weatherman Wade: Orson and the others are tired of the rain after a while, but Wade supposedly stops it with a wish. This becomes a problem later on, as the farm runs out of water.

Fill-in Feline: Nermal replaces Garfield because he's sick, but he thinks Garfield's roles are hard.
"Show 63" Polar Pussycat Over the Rainbow Remote Possibilities September 28, 1991 (1991-09-28)

Polar Pussycat: Garfield gets lost at the South Pole when he accidentally gets sent to the plane while he takes a nap.

Over the Rainbow: Roy looks for a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and winds up participating in a game show called "End Of The Rainbow". Guest voice of Rod Roddy.

Remote Possibilities: Garfield thinks a scientist's experimental remote is the one Jon ordered. Features the first and only cameo appearance of Arlene in the series.
"Show 64" Night of the Living Laundromat Fast Food Cash and Carry October 5, 1991 (1991-10-05)

Night of the Living Laundromat: In an episode of "Garfield's Tales of Scary Stuff", Garfield narrates the story of how Jon got a washing machine that eats clothes.

Fast Food: Orson, Wade, Booker, and Roy complain that Bo is a slow cook (by making Spaghetti one strand at a time), and Roy decides to go to a fast food restaurant called Roy's Rapid Restaurant, however Orson, Wade, and Booker don't get anything to eat there (it's not just fast food, it's turbo food) Garfield makes a cameo.

Cash and Carry: After finding an expensive credit card bill, Jon decides to cut up his credit cards and to buy everything with cash. However, it becomes a hassle later on when Jon goes out to buy a new wastebasket (as Garfield was doing his three-hour impression of Ricky Ricardo on it).
"Show 65" Speed Trap Flights of Fantasy Castaway Cat October 5, 1991 (1991-10-05)

Speed Trap: Jon is given a speeding ticket by a shady police officer after speeding in an 8 MPH zone (it was a fake sign and the sign was very tiny) but he refuses to pay the ticket.

Flights of Fantasy: Orson convinces Wade to use his imagination and Wade imagines that he is saving the chickens from the weasel – unaware that his imagination is real.

Castaway Cat: When the cable goes out, Garfield is forced to turn to books for entertainment. But like Orson, it turns out that Garfield's imagination gets away from him when he imagines himself as Robinson Crusoe while reading the very same book. Eventually, Garfield becomes so engrossed in the story that he starts acting out the novel, incorporating Odie, Jon, and the cable guy who came to fix the cable.
"Show 66" Mind over Matter Orson at the Bat The Multiple Choice Cartoon October 12, 1991 (1991-10-12)

Mind Over Matter: Jon takes Garfield and Odie to see Swami Pastrami and they run into a woman who swipes Jon's wallet and thus feeds Jon's info to the Swami. The Swami later returns Jon his wallet and also gives Jon a medallion to read minds which Jon does a poor job of. Upon discovering Jon gave the Swami $200, Garfield and Odie investigate and ultimately thwart the Swami's mind-reading scam.

Orson at the Bat: While playing baseball, Orson gets hit on the head with a ball and daydreams about being the title character in "Casey At The Bat".

The Multiple Choice Cartoon: Garfield gives a "quiz" to the audience depicting about the whole scene. Eventually he grows tired of the "audience choices" and ends the project.
"Show 67" Galactic Gamesman Garfield Sly Spy Guy The Thing That Stayed...Forever! October 12, 1991 (1991-10-12)

Galactic Gamesman Garfield: Garfield is hooked up on video games while Jon has appendicitis. As luck would have it, Garfield's addiction to video games saves Jon's life.

Sly Spy Guy: When Orson couldn't find his spy novel, he imagines that he is Double Oh Orson instead.

The Thing That Stayed...Forever!: Jon's uncle Ed is visiting his house for a while, but Garfield and Odie don't like him because he takes over everything, so they try to remove him from the house.
"Show 68" Bouncing Baby Blues The Ugly Duckling Learning Lessons October 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)

Bouncing Baby Blues: Garfield and Odie go to the supermarket and accidentally take a baby home.

The Ugly Duckling: Orson tells the story of The Ugly Duckling (Wade with a bag over his head), combined with elements of The Wizard Of Oz. Cameo appearance of Odie.

Learning Lessons: The Network wants the show to be more educational, so the Buddy Bears are instructed to give lessons to anything Garfield mentions that's educational.
"Show 69" Robodie II For Butter or Worse Annoying Things October 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)

Robodie II: Dr. Garbanzo Bean accidentally builds a giant robot dog. Garfield tells us that the original Robodie was one of his favorite episodes.

For Butter or Worse: Convinced that Roy stole all the butter on the farm (which he did), Orson imagines that he is Power Pig in an effort to prove it.

Annoying Things: Garfield hosts a television show called "Annoying Things" and is under strict orders from a bully dog not to say anything unkind about dogs. Garfield agrees but is eventually tricked by Nermal into reading a dog-insulting cue-card. Fortunately, the bully dog ends up too engrossed with being on TV to do anything to Garfield.
"Show 70" Guaranteed Trouble Fan Clubbing A Jarring Experience October 26, 1991 (1991-10-26)

Guaranteed Trouble: Garfield, Odie, and Jon buy a new TV off of Madman Murray.

Fan Clubbing: Roy and Wade have fights over who should have the barn for their fan club.

A Jarring Experience: A teenage mouse believes that Garfield is responsible for his missing mother, no matter how many times Garfield insists that he's innocent.
"Show 71" The Idol of Id Bedtime Story Blues Mamma Manicotti November 2, 1991 (1991-11-02)

The Idol of Id: While touring a museum, Garfield and Odie accidentally touch an idol that exchanges the minds of anyone who touches it.

Bedtime Story Blues: Orson reads Cinderella to Booker and Sheldon, who keep making changes to the story.

Mamma Manicotti: Garfield, Odie, and Jon help make Mamma Manicotti famous by proving that you can't duplicate recipes cooked with love.
"Show 72" The Pizza Patrol The Son Also Rises Rolling Romance November 9, 1991 (1991-11-09)

The Pizza Patrol: Garfield watches a commercial about a pizza delivering service that has a deliver-in-30-minutes-or-else-it's-free guarantee, so Garfield uses a tape recorder to order pizzas and then does different things to slow down the pizza men. Note: A similar plot was used in one episode in the CGI animated series "The Garfield Show" in 2011.

The Son Also Rises: Wade's father comes to visit the farm.

Rolling Romance: Jon buys a used car from Madman Murray which comes with a computerized female voice...and is attracted to Jon.
"Show 73" The Automated, Animated Adventure It's A Wonderful Wade Truckin' Odie November 9, 1991 (1991-11-09)

The Automated, Animated Adventure: Animator Mr. Sprocket uses Garfield to demonstrate computer animation to Jon. Guest voice of Brian Cummings.

It's A Wonderful Wade: A guardian angel shows Wade what the farm would be like if he was never born.

Truckin' Odie: Garfield sings about Odie riding with a rookie trucker named Billy Bob (who bears a resemblance to Jon) Cameo appearance of Orson.

Season 5 (1992)[edit]

The syndication package ends at episode 83. All the episodes from the season are included on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 4 DVD set. In the first opening sequence for this season Garfield tells the audience not to waste time checking what was on NBC, since NBC in actuality had stopped broadcasting cartoons.

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 74" Home Away from Home Rainy Day Robot Odie the Amazing September 19, 1992

Home Away from Home: Garfield runs away, and is nearly smothered by his new owner, who believes Garfield is her missing cat.

Rainy Day Robot: Orson and Roy agree to switch jobs and he must find water. so he buys a robot that can alter any weather because of a rain shortage. Meanwhile, Orson's brothers try to steal the crop, disguised as a car.

Odie the Amazing: Odie finds a magic wand that makes things happen when you wave it.
"Show 75" Taste Makes Waist The Wolf Who Cried Boy Day of Doom September 19, 1992

Taste Makes Waist: Jon is tricked into buying (what he thought was) a good, nutritious health food meal package after deciding to go on a diet.

The Wolf Who Cried Boy: A wolf has been lurking around the farm so Orson tells everyone to ring a bell he built if they saw the wolf and that would be a signal to tell everyone to come running over to stop it. But Roy gets the idea to perform a practical joke similar to The Boy Who Cried Wolf.

Day of Doom: One Monday Jon makes Garfield go for a walk with him (If he does not he will have to stay and visit with Nermal) and they find a wishing well, so Garfield wishes that Mondays were gone. His wish does come true, but he soon finds out there are many consequences. Guest voice of Charles Aidman.
"Show 76" Home Sweet Swindler Forget-Me-Not Newton The Great Inventor September 26, 1992

Home Sweet Swindler: Jon is conned out of his home by a phony repairman.

Forget-Me-Not Newton: Wade's dangerously forgetful cousin Newton comes to the farm looking for work. Meanwhile, Roy tries to build a rocket, and Gort tries to steal their tomato crop.

The Great Inventor: Garfield tells the story of an ancient cat who helped create lasagna.
"Show 77" Country Cousin The Name Game The Carnival Curse September 26, 1992

Country Cousin: In an effort to get married, Jon's cousin looks for a job, and ends up destroying the home.

The Name Game: Orson reads Rumplestiltskin to Booker and Sheldon, who keep making changes to the story. A similar episode to "Bedtime Story Blues".

The Carnival Curse: After getting her arrested, Garfield is cursed by a fortune teller. And though she claims to be a fraud, the hex is all too real.
"Show 78" The First Annual Garfield Watchers Test Stark Raven Mad The Record Breaker October 3, 1992

The First Annual Garfield Watchers Test: Garfield hosts a quiz show while constantly having to deal with an annoying spokesmouse for various commercial products. Guest voice of Dick Tufeld.

Stark Raven Mad: A parody of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven entitled The Rooster with Orson as the narrator.

The Record Breaker: Jon wants to play records for a woman who showed up at his doorstep, but Garfield and Odie accidentally break his record player. So Jon, Garfield, and Odie go out to find a new record player, only to discover that no one knows what a record player is.
"Show 79" Renewed Terror Badtime Story Tooth or Dare October 3, 1992

Renewed Terror: After Jon subscribes to a magazine, the magazine salesman begins pestering him to renew his subscription, constantly lowering the price.

Badtime Story: Orson, too sick to read "Chicken Licken" to Booker and Sheldon, has the rest of the farm try to help. Cameo appearance by Garfield.

Tooth or Dare: A Saber-Toothed Tiger--one that should have been extinct millions of years ago—trades places with an unwittingly involved Garfield.
"Show 80" The Kitty Council The Bo Show Bad Neighbor Policy October 10, 1992

The Kitty Council: Garfield is put on trial for being less of a cat.

The Bo Show: After the farm animals (except Bo) are kidnapped by Orson's brothers, Bo has to perform the rest of the episode by himself, impersonating Orson and the others and even the worm and Garfield.

Bad Neighbor Policy: Garfield's constant antics pester his neighbor.
"Show 81" Canvas Back Cat Make Believe Moon The Creature that Lived in the Refrigerator, Behind the Mayonnaise, Next to the Ketchup and to the Left of the Coleslaw October 10, 1992

Canvas Back Cat: Jon has to wrestle the Masked Mauler.

Make Believe Moon: Orson's imagination can (literally) take the guys anywhere: even the Moon.

The Creature that Lived in the Refrigerator, Behind the Mayonnaise, Next to the Ketchup and to the Left of the Coleslaw: A creature from the refrigerator, behind the mayonnaise, next to the ketchup, and to the left of the coleslaw comes alive and tries to get Jon, Garfield, and Odie. A "Garfield's Tales of Scary Stuff" episode.
"Show 82" Dummy of Danger Sooner or Later Jumping Jon October 17, 1992

Dummy of Danger: Jon gets a dummy for an upcoming ventriloquist act. However, Garfield discovers that the dummy is in a plot to invade the world and enslave mankind.

Sooner or Later: The wolf tells Roy about procrastination, and Roy spreads the word to the rest of the farm (except Orson) and starts a procrastinators meeting.

Jumping Jon: Garfield hosts a new show about great moments in stupidity after Jon's new idea about taking up skydiving.
"Show 83" Cute for Loot The Caverns of Cocoa Dream Date October 17, 1992

Cute for Loot: Garfield uses Nermal's looks to his advantage but isn't cute enough. Garfield tries to rid Nermal's cuteness to get Italian and Thai food for himself instead of sharing them with Nermal. This outgoes Garfield's way...until he ends up getting sent to Abu Dhabi.

The Caverns of Cocoa: Wade, Roy, and Orson discover a mine infested with chocolate—and then find out why it was abandoned. Orson's brothers show up and hope to eat the cocoa for themselves.

Dream Date: Jon goes on a rigged dating show. Garfield tries to ruin the date without telling him the truth so that he's not as hurt. When Jon finds out, the secretary of the show tells Jon how unfair what they planned was and asks him out on a genuine date. Guest voice of Dick Gautier.
"Show 84" The Worst Pizza in the History of Mankind Jack II: The Rest of the Story The Garfield Opera October 24, 1992

The Worst Pizza in the History of Mankind: Garfield tells the story of a terrible pizza-maker.

Jack II: The Rest of the Story: Upset with all of the plot-holes in Jack and the Beanstalk, Booker, Sheldon, Wade, and Roy decide to make their own conclusion.

The Garfield Opera: A musical set to Dance of the Hours based on Garfield's overeating habits, including elements from the episodes "Well-Fed Feline" and "Nighty Nightmare". Cameo appearance of Orson and Roy.
"Show 85" Airborne Odie Once Upon a Time Warp Bride and Broom October 24, 1992

Airborne Odie: For months after his dream to fly, Odie finds a magic lamp inside a small cave at the beach and wishes to make his dream come true. Guest voice of Buddy Hackett.

Once Upon a Time Warp: Wade tries again to get his five dollars back from Roy which he owed since 14 years ago. Orson gets fed up and takes Wade into historical moments to inspire him.

Bride and Broom: A witch wants to make Jon her husband.
"Show 86" The Cartoon Cat Conspiracy Who Done It? The Picnic Panic October 31, 1992

The Cartoon Cat Conspiracy: Garfield reveals the injustice cartoon cats must suffer. So he decides to make his own animated feature with Garfield, Jon, Odie and Nermal and where he gets his own way.

Who Done It?: Three dogs named Who, What, and Where come to work on the farm. For Roy and Wade, it quickly turns into an Abbott and Costello-type nightmare as they desperately want to know their names.

The Picnic Panic: A musical segment finds Garfield trying to keep ants from ruining a picnic prepared by Jon. First appearance of the Ants.
"Show 87" Sound Judgment Gross Encounters The Perils of Penelope October 31, 1992

Sound Judgement: When the sound effects supervisor quits, Garfield gives Odie the job of putting sound effects into the show; Garfield trails after Nermal for eating his lasagna and sleeping in his bed.

Gross Encounters: After Orson reads a book about close encounters, the entire barnyard is addicted to aliens. This gives the Wolf an idea to making everyone think they are all aliens around, so that he can sneak on the chickens.

The Perils of Penelope: After dumping Brick, Penelope decides to have Garfield as her new boyfriend. However, Garfield is terrified of being near Penelope, because Brick said if he saw him near her, he would pound him.
"Show 88" Ghost of a Chance Roy Gets Sacked Revenge of the Living Lunch November 7, 1992

Ghost of a Chance: A ghost must prove his worth and scare Garfield. Then his boss finds out why Garfield is so hard to scare. Guest voice of James Earl Jones.

Roy Gets Sacked: Thinking Orson is going to fire him, Roy leaves the farm and goes to his agent, who books him onto The Buddy Bears, much to Roy's dismay after the episode: "Big Bad Buddy Bird".

Revenge of the Living Lunch: Another of Garfield's Tales of Scary Stuff, a meteorite (with the power to bring inanimate objects to life) lands on Earth, and is passed on for decades, until it finally reaches the Arbuckle residence.
"Show 89" Supersonic Seymour A Mildly Mental Mix-Up The Garfield Rap November 7, 1992

Supersonic Seymour: In an attempt to get more organized fast, Jon hires a salesman named Supersonic Seymour who cons him into doing way too many chores fast. Guest voice of John Moschitta Jr..

A Mildly Mental Mix-Up: A psychiatrist badger named Edward R. Furrow counsels Wade while the wolf cons Roy into winning a Fiji vacation in an attempt to steal the chickens. First appearance of Edward R. Furrow.

The Garfield Rap: Garfield sends in a music video "That's called being a cat" with him performing in it to "Meow TV" which is a TV broadcast channel featuring music videos for cats and Garfield's video gets put on as the top #1 video of the week. Cameo appearance of Roy, who is seen wearing 3D glasses.

Season 6 (1993)[edit]

For this season, the titles changed at the beginning. Instead of showing clips from only the first two seasons, which is what happened for the last three seasons, the titles included more clips from the fifth season, plus some from this season, season six, but still retaining a large amount of the original clips. However, the theme tune remained the same. Episodes 90–96 are available on the Garfield and Friends: Volume 4 DVD set. Episodes 97–105 are available on Garfield and Friends: Volume 5 DVD set.

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 90" A Vacation From His Senses The Incredibly Stupid Swamp Monster Dread Giveaway September 18, 1993

A Vacation From His Senses: Jon decides to skip vacationing to spend time doing hard work, including Garfield and Odie in the chores, so Garfield convinces Jon he's going crazy from being overworked to take a vacation by setting up a bunch of stunts and then pretending he does not notice anything odd when asked.

The Incredibly Stupid Swamp Monster: A giant robot falls into a bunch of mud and is mistaken for a swamp monster.

Dread Giveaway: Nermal has a dream that Garfield is giving him away on an infomercial.
"Show 91" The Wright Stuff Orson Express Safe at Home September 18, 1993

The Wright Stuff: Garfield tells the story of Orville Wright's cat McKinley who really invented the model airplane.

Orson Express: Orson and Booker must get a package to a reclusive Hermit Crabbe by 6 o'clock. Once they arrive at the destination, they have a big, angry dog to contend with.

Safe at Home: After Jon's house has been robbed, a maximum security system has been installed. But when Jon, Garfield and Odie return from a movie, they are trapped outside as they can't enter without a password that they don't know. Guest voice of Don Knotts.
"Show 92" Jon the Barbarian Uncle Roy to the Rescue The Kitten and the Council September 25, 1993

Jon the Barbarian: Garfield tells a story about Jon being in love with a bully warrior's wife.

Uncle Roy to the Rescue: Roy's niece Chloe comes to visit.

The Kitten and the Council: Nermal is brought before the kitty council on charges of being too darn cute.
"Show 93" Next-Door Nuisance What's It All About, Wade? Bigfeetz September 25, 1993

Next-Door Nuisance: A noisy neighbor who won't stop singing moves in next door and Jon, Odie and practically the whole neighborhood join in and their constant singing annoys Garfield. Guest voice of Bill Kirchenbauer.

What's It All About, Wade?: Orson and Roy bring Wade to a professor to discuss all his fears and phobias. However, when Orson and Roy are being chased by wild horses, Wade runs himself out of the cartoon.

Bigfeetz: Jon takes Garfield and Odie on a search for the legendary Bigfeetz in order to collect a $50,000 reward.
"Show 94" Canine Conspiracy Snow Wade and the 77 Dwarfs (Part 1) The Genuine Article October 2, 1993

Canine Conspiracy: In an episode of "The Garfield Crime Files", Garfield tells the story about how Odie became a criminal by finding a purse stolen by another dog.

Snow Wade and the 77 Dwarfs (Part 1): Orson includes the entire farm (including Roy's niece) in a retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, with Wade as Snow White, and Roy as his prince.

The Genuine Article: Garfield runs into a cat named Gabriel who is an exact carbon copy of Garfield. Gabriel admits he idolized Garfield so much he turned into him, so Garfield got him to do things very unlike Garfield. Guest voice of Thom Sharp.
"Show 95" The Best Policy Snow Wade and the 77 Dwarfs (Part 2) Fishy Feline October 2, 1993

The Best Policy: When Jon's car gets wrecked, he gets taken for a ride by both the auto repairman and his insurance agent.

Snow Wade and the 77 Dwarfs (Part 2): Conclusion. As the Queen (Lanolin) attacks, everyone else is in a dispute in over who should have to kiss Wade.

Fishy Feline: Garfield is stuck in a dream purgatory, as a 'cat' fish.
"Show 96" The Pie-Eyed Piper Fine-Feathered Funny Man Sweet Tweet Treat October 9, 1993

The Pie-Eyed Piper: Garfield tells the story of the Pied Piper but with a twist, the piper gets hit with pies as a running gag and instead of taking away the children after the king refused payment, he took away the town's chefs.

Fine-Feathered Funny Man: Roy tells why he is giving up practical joking.

Sweet Tweet Treat: Garfield finally eats a bird (or so he thinks) and feels guilty and even confesses to it when the bird's father confronts him about it. Both are happy to find the bird is alive and presumably Garfield never eats a bird again.
"Show 97" The Floyd Story How Now, Stolen Cow? The Second Penelope Episode October 9, 1993

The Floyd Story: Floyd's wife demands that he ask Garfield for more airtime. Meanwhile, Jon's pushy Aunt Prunella visits and Garfield attempts to get rid of her.

How Now, Stolen Cow?: Orson discovers that the barnyard cow has been stolen and he and Bo play detectives in an attempt to solve the case. Roy admits he did it to teach Orson a lesson.

The Second Penelope Episode: Penelope becomes jealous when Garfield starts seeing another female cat.
"Show 98" Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse Payday Mayday How to Drive Humans Crazy October 16, 1993

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse: In the only "Tales From The Microwave" segment, Garfield tells the story about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with a mouse. Guest voice of Paxton Whitehead.

Payday Mayday: A sly fox invades the farm on payday and swindles everyone.

How to Drive Humans Crazy: Garfield gives an orientation to 4 week old kittens on how to drive humans crazy.
"Show 99" Date of Disaster A Little Time-Off The Longest Doze October 16, 1993

Date of Disaster: A young woman named Monica asks Jon out in an attempt to get back at her tough-guy father who disapproves of her preppie boyfriend.

A Little Time-Off: Lanolin has been overworked and crabby lately so Orson treats her to a pretend vacation but she is reluctant to play along.

The Longest Doze: Garfield tries to beat Rip Van Krellman's record for the world's longest nap so he can win $1,000 and get in the Gazorninplat Book of World Records.
"Show 100" Stairway to Stardom Return of the Incredibly Stupid Swamp Monster The Life and Times of the Lasagna Kid October 23, 1993

Stairway to Stardom: While at a ritzy restaurant waiting to be served, Garfield tells Odie the story of how Garfield was once part of a comedic duo. Guest voice of John Byner.

Return of the Incredibly Stupid Swamp Monster: The robot returns after its owner looks for it.

The Life and Times of the Lasagna Kid: An Old West tale featuring Garfield as the Lasagna Kid who must save a kidnapped damsel named Miss Mona. Cameo appearances of Orson, Roy and Wade.
"Show 101" Magic, Monsters and Manicotti The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere's Duck Unreal Estate October 23, 1993

Magic, Monsters and Manicotti: Jon dreams about him playing "Magic and Monsters" and trying to recover the bottomless wallet.

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere's Duck: When Roy feels like Wade has gotten more credit on the show than him, He creates a poem involving Wade to get attention. Cameo appearance by Garfield.

Unreal Estate: Jon buys a haunted house. Garfield says that it feels like a Scooby-Doo script.
"Show 102" Lost and Foundling Winter Wonderland Films and Felines October 30, 1993

Lost and Foundling: Odie plays hide and seek with Garfield (who instead takes a long nap) and he hides in an empty crate which is picked up by a garbage man. When Odie escapes from the garbage truck, he winds up with a little girl named Becky who wanted a dog but her father does not allow dogs so Becky disguises Odie as one of her dolls. After overhearing Becky talk about her reason for wanting a dog (needing somebody to play with because her father is often away on business), her father has realized that it's more important to spend time with Becky. Becky's father offers to get her a new dog and Odie is returned home where Garfield unknowingly finds him.

Winter Wonderland: To keep cool in 10 degree weather, Orson uses imagination by reading books about swimming at the beach.

Films and Felines: Garfield tells the story of cats in films.
"Show 103" The Garfield Musical Mind Over Melvin Madman Meets His Match October 30, 1993

The Garfield Musical: A musical about Penelope falling in love with a rock and roll cat.

Mind Over Melvin: Orson meets an alien named Melvin who gives him a mind-reading power. To test it, Orson goes on Roy's game show "You can't win".

Madman Meets His Match: Demented Dave, a salesman similar to Madman Murray, both have a fight about who Jon should buy from. Guest voice of Rip Taylor.
"Show 104" Knights and Daze Holiday Happening Jailbird Jon November 6, 1993

Knights and Daze: Jon writes a letter requesting tickets for him and his girlfriend to a taping of "National Knights" only to have his letter accidentally wind up in a file requesting to challenge a knight named Boulder to a battle.

Holiday Happening: Wade gets upset at Roy for chasing him with 37 lemon meringue pies because of national "Hit a Duck in the Face with a Lemon Meringue Pie" Day, so Wade creates his own holiday to get revenge.

Jailbird Jon: While visiting a prison to lecture inmates on cartooning, a fellow inmate locks Jon in a closet and swaps clothes with him resulting in Jon winding up behind bars.
"Show 105" The Third Penelope Episode Hare Force Garfield's Garbage Can and Tin Pan Alley Revue November 6, 1993

The Third Penelope Episode: Garfield and Penelope imagine what their lives would be like if they were married.

Hare Force: Orson, Booker, and Sheldon re-imagine Aesop's The Tortoise and the Hare as a science fiction epic.

Garfield's Garbage Can and Tin Pan Alley Revue: Garfield entertains the neighborhood pets with a revue show with some assistance from Odie and Nermal. However, Garfield's antics are keeping Jon awake.

Note: Both the title card and DVD subtitles incorrectly call this type of show a "review".

Season 7 (1994)[edit]

In this season, the show went back to airing one new episode a week, but stayed in the hour-length format, filling up the second half-hour with episodes from the previous season and some of the prime-time specials from the 1980s. This entire season, along with the second half of season 6, is available on Garfield and Friends: Volume 5 DVD set. Also worth noting is that here, a new theme song was added that was written by J.R. Johnston and Neil Panton. The theme was sung by J.R. Johnston. This theme song was not shown internationally, and as a result, it does not appear on the DVDs (although Garfield's quotations are kept intact).

Episode Garfield Episode 1 U.S. Acres Episode Garfield Episode 2 Original Airdate
"Show 106" The Legend Of Johnny Ragweedseed Grape Expectations (Part 1) Catch As Cats Can't September 17, 1994

The Legend Of Johnny Ragweedseed: A spoof of Johnny Appleseed, he plants ragweed which makes people sneeze. Garfield eventually is annoyed with the country singer and breaks her banjo.

Grape Expectations (Part 1): The big Cock-A-Doodle wants to make sure Roy is doing his job. Roy notices one grape missing and buys a replacement at the supermarket. Roy overlooks the one Booker ate and is in trouble anyway.

Catch As Cats Can't: When a rival cat named Gunther kidnaps Ludlow and attempts to eat him, it's up to Garfield to save the day.
"Show 107" A Matter Of Conscience Grape Expectations (Part 2) Top Ten September 17, 1994

A Matter Of Conscience: A cricket agrees to be Garfield's conscience to help keep him out of trouble.

Grape Expectations (Part 2): The Big Cock-A-Doodle puts Roy on trial for being a bad rooster. Roy is surprised that he's on trial over one missing grape, but it's explained that's not the real reason, it was really about his lack of duty as a rooster such as crowing at dawn and bringing joy to the farmyard (although Roy oddly never mentioned protecting the chickens from predatory animals like the weasel). The gang arrive and Booker confesses to eating the grape. The big Cock-A-Doodle is proud of Booker's courage and due to the loyalty shown by the gang, all charges are dropped.

Top Ten: Garfield hired the Buddy Bears for drum rolling, so he creates top ten lists of "How to tell when Garfield has had enough to eat", "Why Jon Arbuckle dates are short", "Things Garfield hates to find on the dinner table", and "Why a burglar will fail at robbing our home".
"Show 108" Change Of Mind Temp Trouble The Perfect Match September 24, 1994

Change Of Mind: Nermal and Garfield switch personalities for a day to see what it's like being each other. For example, Nermal tries to mail Garfield to Abu Dhabi, and even he's fat like Garfield, too. The same personality switch thing happened with Jon and Garfield back in Season 1's "Fair Exchange", only it was a dream.

Temp Trouble: Orson goes on vacation and hires his cousin named Aloysius (voiced by comedian Kevin Meaney) to take his place. Then he starts giving out demerits to Roy and Wade (and even a goat). First appearance of Aloysius Pig.

The Perfect Match: Jon finds his ideal match, Jane Arbinkle, a female Jon. They agree to be friends after it turns out they're a little too similar. Guest voice of Sheryl Bernstein.
"Show 109" My Fair Feline Double Trouble Talk Half-Baked Alaska September 24, 1994

My Fair Feline: Garfield gets kicked out of the house and wanders into an alley where an animal trainer made a bet with a friend about whether he could train any alley cat or not, so the trainer tries to train Garfield. Guest voice of Harvey Korman. Parody of Pygmalion.

Double Trouble Talk: Roy thinks he is doing too much work and meets a salesman from the famous double talk school where you can learn a random speaking language that everyone will agree at, so he buys a CD where he learns how to keep Orson and Lanolin from making him do work.

Half-Baked Alaska: Jon has a job offer in Alaska that Garfield and Odie aren't thrilled about, so they hire the cricket conscience to give Jon bad advice.
"Show 110" Puss In High-Tops Egg Over Easy (Part 1) The Beast From Beyond October 1, 1994

Puss In High-Tops: Garfield's rendition of the classic Puss In Boots fairy tale.

Egg Over Easy (Part 1): Orson and Bo tell the viewers about Wade, learning from Sheldon that the world is safer when one is enclosed inside an eggshell and decides to enclose himself in a paper machè egg, only to be kidnapped by the weasel.

The Beast From Beyond: A dinosaur awakens and wants all humans to be under his spell. So he gets a TV show and paints himself pink.
"Show 111" Model Behavior Egg Over Easy (Part 2) Another Ant Episode October 1, 1994

Model Behavior: Jon is on a date with a supermodel but finds she just wants Garfield. Guest voice of Tracy Scoggins.

Egg Over Easy (Part 2): Orson and Bo (now along with Roy) continue the story where they left off. Wade is rescued and eventually decides to ditch the egg.

Another Ant Episode: The singing ants from "The Picnic Panic" return. This time, they invade Garfield's house.
"Show 112" The Guy of Her Dreams The Discount of Monte Cristo The Fairy Dogmother October 8, 1994

The Guy of Her Dreams: Penelope gets upset about having to always watch Garfield eat in her pizzeria on their dates and has fantasies about him being an interesting guy.

The Discount of Monte Cristo: Orson reads the story of "The Count of Monte Cristo" but Aloysius warns that it's a very expensive story.

The Fairy Dogmother: In a Cinderella-esque tale, Garfield narrates the story of a Fairy Godmother named Esmerelda grants Odie a wish to attend the Hound Dog Harvest Ball but the other dogs refuse to accept Odie and he leaves but when a dogcatcher kidnaps all the other dogs, it's up to Odie and his Fairy Godmother to stop him.
"Show 113" The Stand-Up Mouse Daydream Doctor Happy Garfield Day October 8, 1994

The Stand-Up Mouse: A mouse moves in and finds out that although Garfield does not chase mice, you don't press your luck. Guest voice of Rick Ducommun.

Daydream Doctor: After thinking he's too busy reading books and not guarding the chickens from the weasel, Orson asks Edward R. Furrow for advice. Cameo Appearance of Garfield.

Happy Garfield Day: Jon discovers that Garfield's birthday is coming up, with the whole world reminding him. Cameo appearances of Orson, Roy, Wade and Sheldon.
"Show 114" Sit on It Kiddy Korner Brainware Broadcast October 15, 1994

Sit on It: Garfield sits on a book that Jon is reading and refuses to move, no matter what Jon does to get him to move.

Kiddie Korner: Aloysius Pig, part of the Network, forces Orson, Roy, Wade, and Lanolin to perform nursery rhymes, but is bothered by the content used in the stories. Roy notes that it's the most violent episode they've ever done despite nursery rhymes being traditionally associated with an even younger audience than Garfield and Friends. Last appearance of Aloysius Pig (but according to Mark Evanier, he was to show up in a fourth episode). Odie makes a cameo appearance.

Brainware Broadcast: Garfield explains how humans in-universe and in real life can hear animal thoughts as if they were conversing normally.
"Show 115" Suburban Jungle The Thing in the Box The Feline Philosopher October 22, 1994

Suburban Jungle: Jon's teenage niece is a valley girl (despite the valley girl fad having been dead in the real world for about two years at that time.)

The Thing in the Box: Everyone wonders what's in a box addressed to Bo. It turned out that Garfield didn't have enough stamps to mail Nermal to Abu Dahbi.

The Feline Philosopher: A feline philosopher talks Garfield into stealing pie.
"Show 116" Thoroughly Mixed-Up Mouse The Old Man of the Mountain Food Fighter October 29, 1994

Thoroughly Mixed-Up Mouse: Garfield motivates Floyd's friend, Irwin, into thinking he's a cat. Guest voice of Arnold Stang.

The Old Man of the Mountain: Wade asks for advice to get rid of Orson's brother, Gort, who is living in Wade's home. (Gort appears with white eyes instead of yellow.)

Food Fighter: Jon is hired to cook for a heavyweight champion. Guest voice of George Foreman.
"Show 117" The Jelly Roger The Farmyard Feline Philosopher Dogmother 2 November 5, 1994

The Jelly Roger: A modern day pirate steals food.

The Farmyard Feline Philosopher: The sequel to the Garfield original has him now on the US Acres farm giving Orson, Roy, Wade, and the Weasel advice.

Dogmother 2: The fairy dogmother is assigned to grant Garfield's wish of teaching Rudy (The dog on "Reigning Cats and Dogs" and "Annoying Things") a lesson for scaring Garfield. Although she later on forgets his wish and decides to grant every wish from Garfield, Odie and Jon.
"Show 118" Alley Katta and the 40 Thieves If It's Tuesday This Must Be Alpha Centauri Clash of the Titans November 19, 1994

Alley Katta and the 40 Thieves: Garfield tells the story of the 40 thieves with his own twist. Guest voice of Bill Saluga.

If It's Tuesday This Must Be Alpha Centauri: Orson and the gang take a pretend trip to various planets. Meanwhile, Orson's brothers, yet again try to steal their crop.

Clash of the Titans: Garfield finds himself in the wrong cartoon again, this time an X-Men spoof. Garfield's new friends help Jon out of a conniving sleazy salesman's grasp. (Note: The plot is very similar to that of the earlier episode "Invasion of the Big Robots".) Guest voices: Mark Hamill and Sharon Mack.
"Show 119" Canned Laughter Deja Vu The Man Who Hated Cats November 26, 1994

Canned Laughter: Jon builds his own comedy robot out of his old refrigerator and it goes wild around the house.

Deja Vu: Orson, Roy, Wade, and the Weasel keep getting stuck in what they have done before. Last appearance of the Weasel.

The Man Who Hated Cats: An old man who hates cats is reunited with a cat that looks like his childhood companion (possibly a descendant). Guest voice of George Hearn.
"Show 120" The Horror Hostess (Part 1) Newsworthy Wade The Horror Hostess (Part 2) December 3, 1994

The Horror Hostess (Part 1): When Jon gets a crush on horror movie hostess Vivacia, Garfield and Odie give him an opportunity to date her. However, there's certainly more to Vivacia than meets the eye. Guest voices: Brinke Stevens and Don Messick.

Newsworthy Wade: Wade appears on a TV news show, in spite of his fear. Guest voice of Shelley Berman.

The Horror Hostess (Part 2): Garfield and Odie head out to rescue Jon (along with other men) from Vivacia and various horror creatures. But first they have Spot the dragon to deal with. Guest voices: Brinke Stevens and Don Messick.
"Show 121" Arbuckle the Invincible The Monster Who Couldn't Scare Anybody The Ocean Blue December 10, 1994

Arbuckle the Invincible: An alien spaceship's force field sphere lands in Jon's back pocket, making him invincible while having the sphere in his possession.

The Monster Who Couldn't Scare Anybody: Orson tells Booker and Sheldon the story of a young monster, later revealed as a farmer who advertises sausage, that can't scare anyone-- until he scares away Orson's mean brothers.

The Ocean Blue: Told in song, the gang vacations at the beach. Then, the shark eats their boat, and later becomes friendly as Garfield feeds him pizza. The singer was later revealed to be the shark.

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