A Garfield Christmas is a classic holiday TV special. The 1980s Christmas cartoon featured the famous cartoon cat dealing with the Christmas chaos. Read on to find out how to watch the popular show.
In 1987, America’s Favorite Orange Cat debuted in his winning Christmas special. A Garfield Christmas premiered on December 21, 1987 on the CBS network. The show became popular and was a staple of the network’s annual holiday program. According to Fandom.com, the Christmas special aired on CBS for the last time in 13 years in December 2000.
Though it’s no longer shown on cable TV, there are other ways for fans to catch the popular classic. The special is available on the streaming platforms Peacock, Amazon Prime and YouTube. Aside from streaming services, it is also available on DVD.
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A Garfield Christmas follows the adventures of Garfield (Lorenzo Music), Odie (Gregg Berger) and Jon Arbuckle (Thom Huge) as they head off on vacation. The trio head to Arbuckle Farm to spend Christmas with Jon’s family. While Jon helps his parents (Pat Harrington and Julie Payne) and brother Doc Boy (David Lander) spread the holiday cheer, Garfield befriends Grandma Arbuckle (Pat Carroll).
Grandma Arbuckle entertains Garfield with stories about her late husband, whom she misses. Garfield senses that Grandma Arbuckle is sad and tries to cheer her up. One night while spying on Odie in the barn, Garfield finds a stack of love letters from Grandma Arbuckle’s late husband.
On Christmas morning, Garfield gives the letters to Grandma Arbuckle as a gift. Grandma Arbuckle is overwhelmed by the seizure and thanks her cat friend. Garfield then gets a special gift when Odie gives him a homemade back scratcher. The gesture is enough to warm Garfield’s heart as he learns an important lesson about love.
The Christmas season 2022 will be filled with many classics Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer and Frosty the snowman. But for those who are looking for something special and like nostalgic specials A Garfield Christmasmany options are available. A family circus can be streamed on Amazon Prime.
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Another classic A Flintstones Christmas, can be viewed on Apple TV, Amazon Prime and YouTube. The special from 1982 The Smurfs Christmas is available on Boomerang and the show’s official YouTube channel. For fans of Youg Bear, his special Yogi’s first Christmas can be viewed on Apple TV, Amazon Prime, Udu and Redbox.
Whether you’re in the mood for Garfield, Yogi, or another popular classic, these Christmas specials will warm your heart this holiday.