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Garfield: Caught in the Act (Genesis)

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Description

As lazy cartoon cat Garfield, you're somehow trapped in your TV, that's what happens with too much TV watching. Go and find all remote-control pieces to get out of that box, and check the fridge for a change. The player advances through levels and bonus rounds in his attempt to escape.

Unlike most other platform games of its time, Garfield boasted completely unique art on each of its six levels, both for tile art and character costumes. The levels are inspired by classic movies, but given a Garfield twist, like "Catsablanca" and "The Curse of Cleofatra".

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Garfield: Caught in the Act Genesis Intro
Garfield: Caught in the Act Genesis Under the cemetery
Garfield: Caught in the Act Genesis The hand points towards the right direction
Garfield: Caught in the Act Genesis Why are you so scared, it's just a save point

Alternate Titles

  • "Garfield in TV Land!" -- Common title

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The Press Says

GameFan Magazine Jan, 1996 80 out of 100 80
Electric Playground Mar 30, 1996 8 out of 10 80
Sega-16.com Mar 20, 2005 6 out of 10 60
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1995 6 out of 10 60
Video Games Dec, 1995 59 out of 100 59
GamePro (US) Dec, 1995 2.5 out of 5 50

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Trivia

Development

All of the character art and animation was done by the animators at PAWS, Jim Davis' studio.

Extras

The game included a Garfield comic as an add in.

Awards

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    • 1995 Holiday Edition (Vol. 8, No. 13) - Best Game Gear Game of the Year
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PCGamer77 (3027) added Garfield: Caught in the Act (Genesis) on Jun 07, 2002
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