Garfield: Caught in the Act

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Garfield: Caught in the Act is a Platform Game released by Sega in 1995 for the Genesis to cash in on the success of Jim Davis's comic strip. The sprites were hand drawn by Davis and his group of artists.

Backstory: Odie sneaks up and scares Garfield while he is watching television, causing him to break it. They work together to fix it before they face the wrath of Jon. What is left is definitely NOT a television. Garfield throws away the 'spare parts' that were left upon completion. These parts come to life, becoming The Glitch, which throws Garfield into the world of television. Each level is a different TV genre. Collecting TV remote pieces lead you to win the game.

The game is filled with plenty of Hollywood Science. Whether it was intentional or not could be debatable.

Every level gives Garfield a new outfit, as well as different short- and long-range weapons. In the Game Gear version, the variety is limited to just long-range weapons.

Garfield: The Lost Levels, a pack of downloadable extra levels, was available through the Genesis online service, called the Sega Channel. Chances of seeing them again are dim by now.

Tropes used in Garfield: Caught in the Act include: