Garfield's Feline Fantasies

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Garfield's Feline Fantasies
The Title
Created byJim Davis
Directed byPhil Roman
Bob Nesler
John Sparey
StarringLorenzo Music
Thom Huge
Gregg Berger
Julie Payne
Frank Welker
Composer(s)David Benoit and Desirée Goyette
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Phil Roman
Editor(s)Timothy J. Borquez
Brian F. Mars
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Film Roman
United Media/Mendelson
Paws, Inc.
Original networkCBS
Original releaseMay 18, 1990 (USA)
Preceded byGarfield's Thanksgiving
Followed byGarfield Gets a Life

Garfield's Feline Fantasies is a 1990 animated television special based on the Garfield comic strip and is produced by Film Roman, United Media/Mendelson, and Paws, Inc. It once again featured Lorenzo Music as the voice of Garfield. The special was first broadcast on May 18, 1990 on CBS and September 10, 1991 on CITV and was nominated for Outstanding Animated Program at the 42nd Primetime Emmy Awards. It has been released on both VHS and DVD home video.

This is the only Garfield special not to feature Lou Rawls.


Garfield's fantasy life is beginning to take over his real life, in a Walter Mitty-esque fashion. He slips into a fantasy world at any moment, sometimes without warning, and most are threatening. In one of these fantasies, which composes the bulk of the special, he is Lance Sterling, a mix of James Bond and Indiana Jones. With his associate Slobberjob (Odie, who Garfield brought into the fantasy with him), he travels to exotic locations like Istanbul, Paris, and the Amazon rainforest to find "The Banana of Bombay," and lay claim to it before his enemy "Fat Guy" gets to it first. On the way they meet a mysterious Moldavian lady named Nadia, who has an agenda of her own.


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