Happy Birthday, Garfield
is a 60 minute Garfield television special
celebrating the tenth birthday anniversary of the creation of the Garfield comic strip. The special originally aired on CBS
in North America
on May 17
and was hosted by Jim Davis
who gives the viewers a tour of the day to day workings of Paws, Inc.
and the creation of the Garfield comic. The special was released on VHS
by CBS/Fox Video
in North America and internationally by Missing in Action
in 1988 and has never been released since. This is also the only Garfield
television special that has not been released on DVD. Some were expecting it to be available around June 2008 for Garfield's 30th birthday.