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24th December 1978
- HO-HO-HO - WHUMP! - Let's see, gifts for Jon, Lyman and Odie. - Hmmm - Oh, yes, and Garfield. - How could I ever forget Garfield... - Only kid in the world to ask for 20 pounds of lasagna.
24th December 1979
Just one bite of chicken and that's it, Garfield. - - If you swallow, I'll tie a knot in your neck.
24th December 1980
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - Why, Garfield Arbuckle...The spirit of Christmas is giving, not receiving. - I'll give you this if you don't give me that. Now GIMME! That's the spirit.
24th December 1981
And here's something for jolly old Saint Nick. - - Ho ho ho.
24th December 1982
It's only noon, Garfield. Are you going to bed already? The sooner you go to bed, the sooner it's Christmas morning. - - Good night, little fella.
24th December 1983
He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, And away they all flew like to down of a thistle. But I heard him exclaim, are he drove out of sight, - HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT! WHAT A NICE GUY, WHAT A NICE STORY. - Have a happy and loving holiday season.
24th December 1984
I missed you so much, Garfield! This is going to be the best Christmas ever, because you're here. Jon? - You never realize how much you love someone until they go away. tap tap tap Jon? Jon? Jon? - What is it, Garfield? Read my lips. I'm hungry!
24th December 1985
Come on, Odie. The sooner we go to bed, the sooner it will be Christmas morning. pat pat pat - Christmas eve is the longest night of the year. - I imagine it would be shorter if we could ever fall asleep.
24th December 1986
Well, the gifts are under the tree and the food is prepared. There's only one more order of business... - I just want to tell you guys how much I love you. - Jon is like Christmas. I only appreciate him once a year.
24th December 1987
I'd better be careful with my gift. It might be a fine bone china food dish. - Oh. - This one's for Odie. CRASH!
24th December 1988
'TIS THE SEA-SON TO BE JOL-LY * - FA-LA-LA-LA-LAAAH LA-LAH-LAH... - la
24th December 1989
I feel festive! - - Garfield, what do you really, REALLY, want for Christmas? What I really, REALLY, want is... - ...uh, I guess it's hard to gift wrap sleep, isn't it` - And food, I get food all year 'round. - Got my teddy bear and my bed and this house... - - And my friends. - What I really want is a second helping of everything.
24th December 1990
It's not the most perfect tree, boys, but, we'll turn the scraggy side to the wall. How true. - That's what I love about Christmas. It's the time of the year whenb everyone turns their scraggly side to the wall and peace and happiness abound. - 'This the season to be profound.
24th December 1991
Are you boys going to bed, oar are you going to wait up half the night on Santa? - -
24th December 1992
No way I'm gonna miss seeing Santa this year! - If I have to, I'll stay...awake...all... - Z
24th December 1993
What are you boys doing, waiting up for Santa? - HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! HA! -
24th December 1994
I know how excited you are about Christmas, Garfield... - And I know it's Christmas eve... - But it's only noon! Quiet! The sooner I get to sleep, the sooner it'll be tomorrow!
24th December 1995
Okay, let's see... - "Landing Lights" are on... - Stockings are hung...milk and cookies are out...what have I forgotten? - Oh, yeah! SNAP! - -
24th December 1996
- tap tap tap - Christmas eve.
24th December 1997
I remember Christmases back on the farm... Ohhhboy! - Christmas eve everyone would gather around the tree and sing carols. - Of course the cows would just hum along. Just a liiiittle more information than I needed.
24th December 1998
Did you leave milk and cookies out for Santa? Get real, Jon. - A big fat guy who's driving all night doesn't want milk and cookies. - T-bone steak and a pot of coffee?
24th December 1999
- Any sign of him? Not yet. - We ordered pizza.
24th December 2000
- - - pant pant pant - pant pant pant - squeak squeak squeak -
24th December 2001
Christmas Eve, and I can't sleep. - I need a sedative. - Quick, tell me a story about your boyhood on the farm.
24th December 2002
Christmas is all about tradition... - ** DING-DONG - -and that would be our traditional Christmas eve barbeque pepperoni with double cheese.
24th December 2003
It's Christmas eve...presents are wrapped, carols are sung, and Santa's snack is out and waiting. - There's only one thing left to do... - -not be able to fall asleep all night.
24th December 2004
Christmas eve... - - Sleep is not an option.
24th December 2005
- Ho! Ho! Ho! - Z
24th December 2006
- I heard something... - Did you hear something? - It sounded like big boots clomping around! - And look! The cookies are gone! - You don't suppose... clomp clomp clomp clomp CLOMP CLOMP CLOMP CLOMP - munch munch munch munch
24th December 2007
You two had better get to bed. OH; no...this year we catch Santa in the ACT! - - Z Z I love tradition.
24th December 2008
How cute. The pizza delivery guy was dressed as Santa. - Hey! Someone ate our pizza! - BURP
24th December 2009
Liz is coming over for Christmas! - Does the house look okay? Jon, it's Liz. - Better clean. Like your life depended on it.
24th December 2010
"Mucho macho musk ox mist for men". - "Guaranteed to drive women insane". spritz spritz - Kiss me, or I'll punch your lights out! By golly it works!
24th December 2011
Nobody can sleep on Christmas eve... - Nooobody. -
24th December 2012
- Welcome - Welcome
24th December 2013
- X - AAAAGGGHH slurp slurp slurp slurp slurp slurp slurp
24th December 2014
Presents...cookies...eggnogg... - Is there anything about Christmas I DON'T like? - smooooooooooooch
24th December 2015
Tonight I WILL wait up for Santa... - This is the year I'm FINALLY gonna catch him i the act! - Z click
24th December 2016