A Big, Fat, Hairy Garfield Christmas Quiz by BringMoreLegos

Champion(s):

BrobstJ
Eat scrapple and conquer!


Runner(s)-Up:

CarterBurke
Maybe we can build a fire, sing a couple of songs, huh? Why don't we try that?


Quiz Description

Hi, my name is BML and it's been a few days since my last holiday-themed quiz. This one's all about one of my favorite half-hour Christmas specials, A Garfield Christmas. Enjoy!

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Questions:

A Garfield Christmas features a visit to Jon Arbuckle's family in the country, which includes Mom, Dad, Grandma, and WHAT OTHER CHARACTER seen here? (Hint: It's not "Brother.")

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DOC BOY

Perhaps noting the success of Vince Guaraldi's unorthodox score to A Charlie Brown Christmas, the creative team sought a distinctive style for the soundtrack, employing WHAT SOULFUL SINGER on the songs "Gimme Gimme Gimme Gimme" and "You Can Never Find an Elf When You Need One"?

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LOU RAWLS

In the opening dream sequence, Garfield must reach the tree by eating his way through WHAT "BREAKFAST" FOOD, a task he sets to with aplomb?

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LASAGNA

FILL IN ANY ONE OF THE THREE BLANKS in this passage from "Can't Wait Till Christmas":

Jon: "Decorating the tree!"
Garfield: "_____!"
Jon: "Wiring all of the lights!"
Garfield: "_____!"
Jon: "Wrapping boxes and writing out cards!"
Garfield: "_____... outta sight."

(Note: The second and third blanks are two words each.)

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GARDENING; ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING; OFFICE WORK

Behind Mom's back, Grandma adds chili powder to WHAT SIDE DISH, later provoking the reaction seen here?

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(SAUSAGE) GRAVY

"Never send a man to do a cat's job," admonishes Garfield before he journeys forth on WHAT CHRISTMAS-RELATED TASK?

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PUTTING THE STAR ON TOP OF THE TREE

Dad performs the traditional reading of a story called Binky, the Clown Who Saved Christmas, reluctantly screaming WHAT TWO-WORD CATCHPHRASE of that titular character?

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HEY KIDS! (edited at 1:14 pm, December 15, 2016 (CST))

Garfield stumbles upon an unexpected find in some musty boxes, and returns this discovery to the previous owner on Christmas morning. Name BOTH THE GIFT AND ITS RECIPIENT.

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(LOVE) LETTERS (FROM GRANDPA); GRANDMA

Jon's brother wears a childish set of pajamas featuring the face and tail of WHAT NON-CHRISTMAS ANIMAL?

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BUNNY (or RABBIT)

On Christmas morning, Dad offers his sons WHAT THREE OPTIONS for their first activity of the day? (Hint: They overwhelmingly choose option 3.)

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DO CHORES; EAT BREAKFAST; OPEN PRESENTS

Odie surprises Garfield with WHAT MAKESHIFT PRESENT of his own design? (An exact name is not required; simply describe the item accurately.)

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BACKSCRATCHER

What was the MELODIOUS NAME of the voice actor who provided Garfield's distinctive drowsy deadpan in this and several other TV specials, as well as the animated series Garfield and Friends (but not the live-action films produced after his death)?

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LORENZO MUSIC