History Trivia / Garfield

3rd Sep '17 12:19:14 PM ngh93
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** Creator/BillMurray said in ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'' that he regrets being in the first movie. He even admitted on Reddit that he only signed onto the film because he thought the director, Joel Cohen, [[Creator/TheCoenBrothers was another director with a very similar name.]]

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** Creator/BillMurray said in ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'' that he regrets being in the first movie. He even admitted on Reddit that he only signed onto the film because he thought one of the director, writers, Joel Cohen, [[Creator/TheCoenBrothers was another director with a very similar name.]]
6th Aug '17 12:27:45 AM Piterpicher
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*** The RemixComic makers of SquareRootOfMinusGarfield [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=498 didn't let that one go unnoticed]].

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*** The RemixComic makers of SquareRootOfMinusGarfield ''Webcomic/SquareRootOfMinusGarfield'' [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=498 didn't let that one go unnoticed]].
4th Apr '17 8:34:45 PM KoopaKid17
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* ThePeteBest: In the very first animation that aired on ''The Fantastic Funnies'' (1980), adapting five newspaper strips, Garfield was voiced by Scott Beach. Starting with ''Here Comes Garfield'', Lorenzo Music was his voice actor for all the animated adaptations.

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* ThePeteBest: In the very first animation that aired on ''The Fantastic Funnies'' (1980), adapting five newspaper strips, Garfield was voiced by Scott Beach. Starting with ''Here Comes Garfield'', Lorenzo Music was his voice actor for all the animated adaptations.adaptations until his death in 2001.
2nd Apr '17 3:14:01 AM GothicProphet
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* ThePeteBest: In the very first animation that aired on ''The Fantastic Funnies'' (1980), adapting five newspaper strips, Garfield was voiced by Scott Beach. Starting with ''Here Comes Garfield'', Lorenzo Music was his voice actor for all the animated adaptations.

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* ThePeteBest: In the very first animation that aired on ''The Fantastic Funnies'' (1980), adapting five newspaper strips, Garfield was voiced by Scott Beach. Starting with ''Here Comes Garfield'', Lorenzo Music was his voice actor for all the animated adaptations.adaptations.
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1st Mar '17 8:22:21 PM KoopaKid17
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** In the very first animation that aired on ''The Fantastic Funnies'' (1980), adapting five newspaper strips, Garfield was voiced by Scott Beach. Starting with ''Here Comes Garfield'', Lorenzo Music was his voice actor for all the animated adaptations. After he died, Garfield has been voiced by several other voice actors, most notably Creator/BillMurray in TheMovie. Creator/FrankWelker is his most recent replacement.

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** After the death of Lorenzo Music, Garfield has been voiced by several other voice actors, most notably Creator/BillMurray in TheMovie. Creator/FrankWelker is his most recent replacement.
* ThePeteBest:
In the very first animation that aired on ''The Fantastic Funnies'' (1980), adapting five newspaper strips, Garfield was voiced by Scott Beach. Starting with ''Here Comes Garfield'', Lorenzo Music was his voice actor for all the animated adaptations. After he died, Garfield has been voiced by several other voice actors, most notably Creator/BillMurray in TheMovie. Creator/FrankWelker is his most recent replacement.
9th Feb '17 7:18:28 AM OlfinBedwere
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* CaliforniaDoubling: In the second film, the city of York in northern England stands in for London. Noticeable in that the "London" seen in the film is a very hilly place, whereas the real London is almost entirely flat.
16th Jan '17 2:00:58 PM Twentington
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* EditedForSyndication: The October 20, 2002 strip [[http://www.mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=2799 originally]] quoted Creator/RobertFrost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay", but replaced it with original dialogue for the book and online reprints due to Frost's poetry still being under copyright.
13th Jan '17 12:03:37 PM 64SuperNintendo
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* PreviewPiggybacking: Argubly, the only reason anyone saw the first movie when it aired on TheHub was to see the [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Equestria Girls]] commercial that premiered on it (the song, [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls the film]] wasn't out until two years later). This got lampshaded in a comic that showed a screenshot from the movie, Pinkie Pie's family looking at it in disbelief, a screenshot from the commercial, and the family with happy expressions.


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* PreviewPiggybacking: Argubly, the only reason anyone saw the first movie when it aired on TheHub was to see the [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Equestria Girls]] commercial that premiered on it (the song, [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls the film]] wasn't out until two years later). This got lampshaded in a comic that showed a screenshot from the movie, Pinkie Pie's family looking at it in disbelief, a screenshot from the commercial, and the family with happy expressions.
15th Nov '16 7:19:35 AM DeepthroatGhoul
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** Creator/JimCarrey turned down the role of Jon.

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** Creator/JimCarrey turned down Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/BenStiller, and Creator/AdamSandler were all considered for the role of Jon.Jon, but were all too expensive.
** Creator/JenniferGarner was considered for the role of Liz.
14th Nov '16 8:56:56 PM NWolfman
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* WriteWhatYouKnow: In the early days of the strip, Jim Davis would fall asleep at his desk at random intervals while writing. He turned this into Garfield's "nap attacks."
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