by Jim Davis
. The show was produced by Film Roman
, in association with United Feature Syndicate
and Paws, Inc., and ran on CBS
s from September 17, 1988 to December 10, 1994, with reruns airing until October 7, 1995. The show's seven seasons make it one of the longest running Saturday morning cartoons in history, with most lasting no more than two or three seasons.
Regular segments featured both Garfield
and U.S. Acres
, a lesser-known comic strip also created by Davis.
"Neither rain, nor snow, nor gloom of night--nor cat with bad disposition--will stay this clown from his appointed rounds." ~Binky
Binky: Is Edna Fogarty here? I'm here to wish Edna Fogarty a happy 97th birthdaaaaayyy!Garfield: If he does, Edna won't make 98.
"Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday. Whoop-de-doo, whoop-de-doo. May your day be pleasant. Open up your present just for you, just for you." ~Binky's birthday song
Jon: Don't you realize how wrong it was to try and mail Nermal to Abu Dhabi?Garfield: You're right. Egypt's further.
"Anyone who sings like that should be drug out into the street and shot. Or worse, made to listen to a tape of themselves." ~Garfield
"Garfield's been a very bad dog lately. I'm gonna teach him a lesson she'll never forget." ~Jon
Jon: Garfield! How did you get here?Garfield: Knowing you, it was probably economy coach.
"What luck. Jon finally gets a decent quantity of food in the house and it had to be yogurt." ~Garfield