Garfield is a comic strip created by Jim Davis featuring Garfield the cat. The popularity of the strip led to an animated television series and films On Garfield including a large amount of merchandise. A television cartoon show, Garfield and Friends aired for seven seasons from 1988 to 1994; this adaption also starred Music as the voice of Garfield. The Garfield Show, a CGI series, started production in 2008 to coincide with the strip's 30th anniversary. It premiered in France in December 2008 and made its US debut on Cartoon Network on November 2, 2009.