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How did the movie makers make "Odie" act with an animated character. By using a couple of very well trained dogs... The part of Odie was played by two Dachshund mixes named "Tyler" and "Chloe" The dance-off in particular was a combination of blue-screen, the dog reacting to trainer commands and many, many takes. Garfield ...


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Well, maybe because Davis (the author of Garfield) wrote Garfield specifically to be "a good, marketable character." Before creating Garfield, Davis worked in advertising, and knew that if he could create a character he could sell, then it wouldn't really matter the content of the cartoon. Slate has an excellent article about the marketing of Garfield. So, ...


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