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No. 4596: I'm A Garfcess

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I'm A Garfcess

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Strip by: ATandem

Offscreen voice: princess
i'm a princess
Jon: diamond
and i think about the diamonds in the sky too often
Jon: do you love me?
do you love me?
Garfield: ruined
or have things gone astray?
Garfield: a bucket
buckets
Jon: dreams
catch the dreams as they fall from my ceiling
Jon: Earthquakes!
and earthquakes come and go all afternoon
Offscreen voice: princess
i'm a princess
Jon: neighbors
and i wonder about my neighbors even though i don't have them
Garfield: listening
but they're listening to every word i say
Jon: ON THE ROAD
back on the road, back down the road downtown
Jon: courage
i don't have courage but i have something else
Jon: more than
and it's more than words
Garfield: Ridiculous
i'm ridiculous
Jon: very particular
i'm feeling very particular... about my world
SFX: SPLAT!
Garfield: gibberish
klkfpu8orzce0ix
Jon: Interesting song
what an interesting song
Jon: belong
tell me where i belong
Jon: what's going on
tell me what's going on, where i went wrong,
Answering machine: Message
SFX: Click
Answering machine: Message
SFX: Click
Answering machine: Message
and what's the message in this song?
Garfield's grandpa: lessons
where are the lessons in this song?
Jon: I'm gone
tell it to me once before i'm gone
Jon: respect me
respect me... i'm a princess
Garfield: soldier
Dame: I love men in uniform
all the soldiers that surround me and make sure i'm lonely
Garfield: daydream
through the daydream... dreamed that it's ok
Jon: open the door...
open the door... close the door
Garfield: the other side
got to get through the other side of the door... open the door
Jon: to be more
mmmm, there's got to be more
Garfield: much more
there's got to be so much more
Garfield: there for
but i don't know what it's there for
Jon: here
i don't know what we're here for
Garfield: think of it
sometimes i think of it when i sleep
Jon: in need
and i'm dreaming about my friends in need
Garfield: dreams
step into the machine and feel the dreams
Garfield: ingredients
and all the ingredients in the dream
Garfield: appealing
see what makes them seem so appealing
Garfield: the ceiling
oops, there goes the ceiling, ohh
Offscreen voice: princess
i'm a princess
Jon: Excuse me
excuse me i read that wrong, i'm a dunce

The author writes:

Original song: "I'm A Princess" by Bill Wurtz.

Original strips: 1979-12-13, 1980-11-18, 1983-02-23, 1984-04-23, 1984-11-04, 1985-02-26, 1986-01-28, 1987-04-17, 1987-05-19, 1987-12-10, 1993-02-01, 1993-05-11, 1993-09-24, 1997-03-17, 1999-04-07, 2001-04-13, 2002-01-05, 2003-07-10, 2004-10-29, 2005-09-03, 2006-03-15, 2006-05-25, 2006-06-12, 2006-08-29, 2010-02-26, 2010-02-27, 2011-05-02, 2011-09-16, 2011-11-22, 2012-01-11, 2012-05-07, 2012-05-21, 2013-09-26, 2013-11-22, 2015-07-22, 2016-02-23, 2016-03-04, 2016-04-11.