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No. 4739: Tribute to Arthur

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Tribute to Arthur

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=4739

Strip by: Trevor

Jon {reading newspaper while Garfield sits nearby}: So "Arthur" has ended after 25 years
{Cut to Garfield watching the final Arthur episode "All Grown Up"}
Francine {offscreen}: Read it to us!
Arthur {offscreen}: Chapter one: How I got my very first pair of glasses...
Garfield: At least "Arthur" was allowed a dignified end. RIP "Arthur", 1996-2022

The author writes:

I decided that, with the end of one of the longest-running cartoons of all time (Arthur), I'd make a tribute strip. I saw the final episode and it was great. Surprised it ended after 25 years, but at least it was allowed to go out with dignity, unlike some other long-running properties I can think of...

Original Arthur episode: 2022-02-21.

Original strips: 2001-11-28, 2011-01-24.