Animation Errors are phenomena in cartoons, when certain scenes look strange, inconsistent or sometimes illogical. Usually these mistakes are committed by artists working on animation, often due to lack of diligence.

Types of animation errors

Animation and technical glitches


This error frequently appears in Garfield and Friends Season 6, where certain characters (Mona and Penelope Pussycat, see below) have two or more color schemes even in the same episode.

Sizing and shape errors

These errors usually occur as attempts of depicting certain facial expressions of characters, especially verbal communication (talking, yelling, yawning and so on). Female cats in Garfield and Friends episodes often suffer from these imperfections.

All Errors

Season 1

Wanted: Wade

Ode to Odie

All About Odie

Caped Avenger

I Like Having You Around!

Season 2

Fortune Kooky


Brain Boy

Origin of Power Pig

Binky Goes Bad!

Swine Trek


Beach Blanket Bonzo

Hog Noon

Video Airlines

Season 3

Ship Shape


Twice Told Tale

Wedding Bell Blues

Much Ado About Lanolin

Mistakes Will Happen

The episode's goofs are intentionally full of weird and inconsistent scenes, since its humor is supposed to revolve around the lack of logical continuity.

See: Mistakes Will Happen/Gallery

The Wise Man

Season 4

Mama Manicotti

The Son Also Rises

Season 5

The Perils of Penelope

Ghost of a Chance

The Garfield Rap

Season 6

Garfield's Garbage Can and Tin Pan Alley Revue

The Floyd Story

The Second Penelope Episode

The Life and Times of the Lasagna Kid

The Garfield Musical

Knights and Daze

The Third Penelope Episode

Season 7

The Guy of Her Dreams

Suburban Jungle

The Horror Hostess Part 1

Garfield's Feline Fantasies

Garfield Gets a Life

All Errors

Season 1

Pasta Wars


Desperately Seeking Pooky

Pup in the Pound

Odie in Love

Meet the Parents

Family Picture

Fish to Fry

Mailman Blues

Caroling Capers

From the Oven

Neighbor Nathan

Nice to Nermal

Season 3

The Golden Lasagna Awards

All Errors

Garfield Gets Real