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Anime & Manga
- An American Tail: An American Tale features a song from the film with Garfield acting out the lines.
- Annie Hall: Gallusfield
- Back to the Future: Garfield Plus 88 mph
- Beauty and the Beast: Gaston's Chat Room edits the Stephano strip to change Jon's alias to Gaston, leading Garfield to quip, "Nobody empties a chat room like Gaston."
- Click: The strip of the same name changes why Garfield is acting A God Am I over a TV remote. In the original, "Two new AA batteries always go right to his head", in this version "The movie Click always goes right to his head".
- Cloverfield: Garfield Divided by Cloverfield
- Forbidden Planet: Forbidden Cat
- The Fly:
- Glen or Glenda?: Mildly Obscure Reference Time!
- Harpo Marx: Garfo Marx
- Help!: You're Gonna Lose That Garfield
- Home Alone: Garfield's Horror Heater
- James Bond: In Blowing Out the Bomb Garfield sarcastically calls Jon this after a bomb explodes in his face.
- Les Misérables (2012): Garfield Miserables Garfield has Inspector Javert interrupt the very first Garfield strip.
- The Lord of the Rings:
- Max Manus: Garfield Manus Garfield
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail:
- A Nightmare on Elm Street: Strip of the same name
- Planet of the Apes: In Really Misanthropic Garfield Garfield says Beneath the Planet of the Apes is his favorite film, since he loves movies with happy endings
- The Princess Bride:
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Real Horror Show
- Star Wars:
- Superman: 27th Birthday Special: Supercat features Garfield reversing the Earth's rotation, as Superman does, in an attempt to stop aging.
- Taxi Driver: Garfield, Scorcese Style
- Titanic: In Misanthropic Garfield, Garfield states that this is his favorite movie, because he loves movies with happy endings
Live Action TV
- 30 Rock: 30 Garf reenacts Tracy Jordan's Garfield movie from the episode "Emanuelle Goes to Dinosaur Land".
- Battlestar Galactica: Garfield Minus Garfield Plus Six
- Bill Nye the Science Guy: Garfield Plus Bill Nye, The Science Guy has Jon giving Garfield hot coffee and then becoming a Bill Nye-like character and says "Careful, it's hot" in a cheerful manner, while Garfield says "Thank you, Bill Nye".
- Doctor Who:
- Im Alan Partridge: Where the now commonplace British term used in Ahaafield, "monkey tennis", originated from.
- Mork and Mindy: This Is Garfield Calling Orson, done In Memoriam to Robin Williams has Garfield finding Mork after going on a journey through the galaxy.
- Parks and Recreation: Ron Swansonfield has Jon giving Ron Swanson a salad, the latter retorting "There must be some mistake. This is the food my food eats.".
- Seinfeld: Garfield Is Unfunny, in addition to being named after a trope about the show, features Garfield declaring "NO SOUP FOR YOU!" after being given soup.
- Sherlock: No Bleep, Sherlock... er Garfield
- Star Trek: The Original Series:
- Life On Mars: Life on MarsField
- LOST: Lostfield
- The Muppets: Swedish Chefield has both Jon and Garfield speaking in Swedish Chef-esque gibberish.
- Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mystery Garfield Theater 3000
- Garfield Plus Oobi has Garfield shredding Jon's puppet to reveal that Jon's hand has eyes.
- Double Shred is the same as the one above, except this time, Garfield also shreds the eyes on Jon's hand.
- Square One TV: Patterns That Repeat has a song from the show which Garfield and Jon show the patterns in the song in their own way, while Garfield swats spiders in the "Patterns" part.
- The Prisoner: Jon - The Prisoner
- The Twilight Zone: 37th Birthday Special: 404 Error shows Odie attempting to get acess to the 37th birthday strip of Garfield a year early. He gets a 404 error homaging this show, showing Garfield in a suit next to text saying "I'm afraid you've crossed over into...The 404 Zone", with the last three words in the style of the show's logo. (Debatable, since the reference in the comic was from the official Garfield website)
- Twin Peaks: Who Killed Garfield Palmer series
Real Life People/Animals
- 1/0: Garfield Over Zero
- 3eanuts: 2field
- 8-Bit Theater: Garf-Bit Theater
- Arbuckle: Liz
- A Softer World: A Softer Cat
- Barfield Loses His Lunch: Jon Loses His Lunch has Jon telling Ellen that he only has a week to live, to which Ellen responds by saying "Bummer, dude."
- Bob and George: Bob and George featuring Odie
- Bob the Angry Flower: Jon the Angry Flower
- Butter Safe:
- Concerned: Concerned Garfield
- Cowbirds in Love: UNCE UNCE UNCE UNCE
- Ctrl+Alt+Del: CAD + Garfield
- Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures : No Hug has Jon wanting a hug, only to have Nutmeg, a brightly colored furry fairy, accept it. He decides not to hug her.
- Dark Side of the Horse: Garf Side of the Horse
- Darths & Droids:
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Garfield Manny’s (Picture) Garfield shows Jon showing Garfield a picture he drew when he was little, which is Manny's picture of Rodrick and Greg yelling over the last pudding pop. This inevitably leads into "The world is constantly changing".
- Dinosaur Comics:
- El Goonish Shive: Gracefield has Grace getting used to her new cat form, only to realize that her actions as a cat are similar to Garfield.
- Hark A Vagrant: Hark! A Vagrant Minus Garfield!
- Irregular Webcomic!:
- Laugh Out Loud Cats:
- Limerixkcd: Learfield
- Making XKCD Slightly Worse: Making Garfield Slightly Worse transplants the "It's better than Vista" micromeme into a Garfield strip.
- Maliki: European Nermal has Maliki as Jon and her playful kitten as Nermal. They both reenact a strip where Jon thinks he looks awful, but Garfield makes him look awful.
- garfield minus. has Garfield using the powers of Minus to transform Jon into a mouse.
- Garfield, Minus, Garfield has the news telling that there was a meteor about to strike Earth, but Minus stopped it by sending it back into space with a baseball bat.
- MS Paint Adventures:
- Nedroid: Nedroidfield
- Nobody Scores!: Garfield Minus Garfield Plus Catface
- The Guy Who Can't Draw Comics: The Guy Who Can't Draw Garfield
- Pictures For Sad Children: Pictures for Sad Kittens
- Pokey the Penguin: Pokeyfield places Garfield, Jon and Odie in a Pokey strip, and the description mimics the text on the Pokey the Penguin website.
- Schlock Mercenary: Outfield
- The Unspeakable Vault (of Doom): Garfield Plus Cthulhoo = Garfield Minus Garfield
- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: Jon's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
- The Beatles: 10th Birthday Special: The Orange (Photo) Album to The White Album.
- Bill Withers: Lean on Me
- Bones: The Lyman Bones
- Cat Among the Pigeons: Cat Among the Pidgins
- Catch-22: The Cat Who Saw Everything Twice
- Chicago: Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is, Garfield?
- Desiderius Erasmus: Two-Eyed Man is King of the Blind
- Emerson, Lake & Palmer: 14th Birthday Special: Black Moon is named after a 1992 album of theirs.
- The Fairly OddParents: Blubber Lumps! They're chewy! (That line was a Running Gag in the episode "Odd Ball", allthough it was originally "Blubber Nuggets".)
- Field of Dreams: Garfield of Dreams
- Frankenstein: Igorfield
- Frank Loesser: Baby, It's Cold Inside
- Garfield and Friends: The Webcomic That Lived on the Internet, Behind a Pop-Up, Next to the Scroll Bar, and to the Left of a Long Title has a version of "The Creature that Lived in the Refrigerator, Behind the Mayonnaise, Next to the Ketchup, and Left of the Coleslaw".
- The Go-Go's: We Got The Beat(s)
- Got Milk?: Strip of the same name
- Greek Mythology: Garfield Meets Zeus
- I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream: And I Must Scream
- Les Misérables: I Dreamed a Dream
- Like Colour to the Blind: Strip of the same name
- Mystery Science Theater 3000: We've Got Donut Sign
- Nena: Garfield and I in a Little Toy Shop (referring to the first line of "99 Red Balloons")
- Night of the Living Dead: Saturday Night of the Living Blender
- Prince: Party Like It's #999
- The Princess Bride: Rodents of Unusual Size
- Saturday Night Live: Blender, from New York, it's Saturday Night!
- Scott Joplin: The Entertainer
- The Simpsons:
- Spencer Williams: I Ain't Got No Body
- The 6th Day: The Sixth Day
- TV Tropes:
- White Teeth: Zadie Smithfield
- The Wolfman (1941): The Wolf Dog (It could be any werewolf movie, but the title implies this is the particular werewolf being referred to)
- The X-Files:
Strips with Multiple References (in order of appearance)
- Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and I Wanna Be the Guy: "I Wanna Be the Garfield" by Square Root of Castlevania
- The Vampire Chronicles, Twilight, and Hellsing: The Vampire Garfield Chronicles
- 'Lasagna Cat'' (specifically 02/24/2006) and Melissa Etheridge: Lasagna Cat: The Comic
- The World Ends with You, Mega Man, and Eternal Sonata: Garfield Plus Beats in the Beat Panel
- Wavves, Best Coast, and Klaxons: Fork In The Road!
- The Chordettes and "A Dream of a Thousand Cats":Dream Me a Dream shows Garfield dreaming about eating Jon, with panels taken directly from The Sandman story.
- Peanuts, minus, Greek Mythology, Palulinus of Nola, Pliny the Elder, Minus and the Great Wide World, Jack Maness, The Lord of the Rings, The Transformers, Super Mario Bros. 2, and Dennis the Menace: Garfield turns into Linus, King Midas, Palulinus, Pliny, Minus, Maness, the Minas Morgul, Dirk Manus, the SMB2 bonus chance screen, and Dennis, in that order in They Just Won't Stop!
- Terminator 2: Judgement Day, xkcd, Dinosaur Comics, Peanuts, Prince William (His Royal Highness), Con Air, Thomas Aquinas, Sleeping Beauty, Jane Morris Goodall, Elvis Presley, and The Scream: Garfield Skynet Garfield: Judgement Day is a crossover with Terminator, Ryan North and Randall Monroe are mentioned to have sent the Terminator back in time, and the M-1000 turns into Linus, William, Cyrus "The Virus", Aquinas, Briar Rose, Goodall, Elvis, and The Scream, in that order.
- Iron Man and the Silver Surfer: Marvel-field
- Looney Tunes and Of Mice and Men: Of Mice and Garfield
- Several newspaper cartoon dogs: Garfield's Dog Day
- Constance Garnett, her son David, Alexander Pushkin, Nikolai Gogol, Anton Chekhov, and Leo Tolstoy: Constance Garnett
- The Angriest Dog In The World and Red Meat: Punchline collation
- Little Shop of Horrors and Joe And Mac (where the sprites come from): Large Petshop of Horrors
- Every Square Root of Minus Garfield strip up to #1000: 1000th Root of Minus Garfield
- Marvin, Bloom County, and Waverly Films (specifically "Meet Catburg"): Plagiarism
- Max Payne ("Mirrors are more fun than television"), Twin Peaks, and Evil Dead (possession and mirrors being linked): Mirror Garfield
- Peanuts, The Boondocks, mezzacotta, Calvin and Hobbes, Pogo, xkcd, Spider-Man, For Better or for Worse, Dilbert, and If On A Winters Night A Traveler: If on a Summer's Night A Cartoonist
- Pokémon, The Angry Beavers, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Ren and Stimpy, Malcolm in the Middle, and The Amazing World of Gumball: Prevue Guidefield
- Family Guy and Road House: Family Garfield (Technically, FG referencing Roadhouse)
- Doug, Rugrats, and Ren and Stimpy'': Garfield plus three original Nicktoons has Garfield not sleeping, as Doug, the Rugrats, and Ren and Stimpy are partying in his room.
- CSI: Miami and The Who: Won't Get Fooled Acane
- Pokémon, The Simpsons and Jerry Lewis: Poke-G
- The Great Gatsby and Zack Ryder: Woo Fusion
- Pingu and Bloom County: Penguin Eater
- Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Garfield In Reality
- Inception and Dr. Strangelove (both only in the title): Donutception, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Donut (Wars)
- Bob Dylan and Citadels: All Along the Watchtower
- Haruhi Suzumiya and U.S. Acres: Garfield's Haruhi Theater
- Darths & Droids, Futurama, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, Heathcliff, and Comments on a Postcard: Lasagnas and Litterboxes
- Various cat themed Internet memes: Cat Memes
- The Flash and The Wicker Man 2006: Bees!
- Hamlet and Henry VIII: Shakesfield
- xkcd, Peanuts, James Garfield, Dinosaur Comics, Mr. Men, Minecraft, U.S. Acres, Frankenstein, Doug, Rugrats, and Ren and Stimpy: Fifth Anniversary
- The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Regular Show, Sheep in the Big City, I Am Weasel, Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, and Johnny Bravo: Cartoon Network
- Groundhog Day and Haruhi Suzumiya: Garfield Groundhog Day Garfield
- Dilbert, Mr. Men, Pokémon, Calvin and Hobbes, Doctor Who, Sonic the Hedgehog, CatDog, Peanuts, Doug, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Rocko's Modern Life, The Amazing World of Gumball, Futurama, and Jon Cryer: I Want Everyone In It! (aka: Continuity Nod)
- Platypus Comix and Calvin and Hobbes: The Product of Garfield and Calvin and Hobbes over Happy Days is a crossover with Calvin and Hobbes and is also inspired by World's Most Baffling Garfield Comics.
- Platypus Comix and Laurel and Hardy: Another Fine Mess, the third strip inspired by "World's Most Baffling Garfield Comics", has Guido and Fluffy's name being changed to Laurel and Hardy.
- Uncle Grandpa and Veggietales note : Square Root of Minus Grandpa
- Ruskin Bond and Calvin and Hobbes: A Tiger in the House is named for a story by Ruskin, and the actual strip is the first Sunday strip with Hobbes and Calvin in Jon and Garfield's roles
- Medley and Batman: Medleyfield has a woman being yelled at by a man with the "My Parents Are Dead/Batman Slapping Robin" gag, but without the slap on the face.
- Super Mario Bros. and Brawl in the Family: Waluigi Time has Jon's head randomly turning into Waluigi's, shouting "Too bad, WALUIGI TIME!".
- Super Milk Chan and KISS: Sour Milk-Chan replaces Garfield with Milk in a strip about milk, and Jon is described in the transcript as "almost looking look Gene Simmons without make-up".
- Batman, The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Peanuts, Leonard Cohen, and Bill Nye the Science Guy: SRoMG Compilation reuses panels from Why So Serious? - Final Take, Garfield Minas Tirith, Mirror Universe Garfield, Garfield Linus Garfield, Jon Plus Cohen, and Garfield Plus Bill Nye, The Science Guy, all featuring references to the aforementioned.
- AWOLNATION and Karl Compton: Kitty Corliss takes a strip where Garfield tries to jump over a gap, replaces the "CRASH!" sound effect with "SAIL" in reference to this video, and changes the line, "Your [sic] not a sailplane, you know," to, "This is how an angel dies."
- Regular Show and Sonic the Hedgehog: The title of You Know Who Else is Slow? references Muscle Man's catch phrase "You know who else [blank]? MY MOM!", while the strip's annotation claimed it replaced a snail with Sonic. It didn't, it was a Slow-Loading Internet Image joke.
- Star Trek: The Original Series and Might and Magic: New World Empire has a mice holding a flag of the Terrian Empire believing it to be the defunct video game company New World Computing due to them having similar logos. When Jon points this out, Garfield says "Shh! I've got a cameo in the next Mice and Magic!".
- Toy Story and Skeeter: The nonsensical strip Fishing trip contains, among other random elements, the notorious "Hentai Woody" and some images from the webcomic Skeeter, which the author draws.
- Calvin and Hobbes, John Calvin, and Garfield Specials: Jon & Calvin is a crossover with C&H showing Jon dancing with Calvin, has a title referencing John Calvin, and contains some drawings of Jon dancing traced directly from Garfield Gets a Life.
- A Tale of Two Cities, The Great Gatsby, The Red Badge of Courage, and Slaughterhouse-Five: Garfield Plus Literary Pretensions shows a chained dog quoting passages from Cities, and the other three are mentioned in the commentary as possible alternatives for the dog's quoting.
- Caravan and Kenan & Kel: The title of If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You is the same as the second album of Caravan, while the bottle says "who loves orange soda" in reference to one of many catchphrases uttered on Kenan and Kel.