Garfield & Friends

Season 2 Episode 36

The Legend of Long Jon

Aired Saturday 9:00 AM Dec 09, 1989 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • The name "Long Jon Arbuckle" is a reference to Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, where one of the main pirate characters is named Long John Silver.

    • when they show that odie slurped a page the writing on the page that garfield holds is invisible

    • Odie's slurping on the seemingly blank diary pages makes the invisible ink visible, but Odie slurps a few pages that already have visible ink on them.

  • Quotes

    • Garfield: (reading Long Jon Arbuckle's diary) 'These maps I knew to be the property of General Washington, but I took them anyway.' Wow, Jon's ancestor stole George Washington's maps.

    • Jon: (seeing an angry mob and mistaking) A welcoming committee! I wrote and told them I was coming but I didn't expect anything like this.
      Garfield: If that's a welcoming committee, I'm Pee-Wee Herman.

    • Jon: Did you know that some people thought George Washington had wooden teeth?
      Garfield: Wooden teeth? Did he have to lacquer after every meal?

    • Garfield: Two hundred years is a long time to hold a grudge.

  • Notes

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