Bill Murray Reflects on Choice to Play 'Garfield'By GQ's math, Bill Murray has agreed to "exactly four prolonged media encounters in the past ten years -- and when he does, it's never clear what you're going to get."

Fortunately for us all, the funnyman with more cred than almost anyone to ever earn a laugh agreed to one more long sit-down, for GQ's annual comedy issue.

"Sitting across from Bill Murray was basically the most terrifying, wonderful thing I have ever done in my career. The man is an American treasure and I still can't believe I met him," GQ senior editor Dan Fierman told PopEater of the experience. "Candid as hell, too."

The results are dynamite -- the 59-year-old star riffs on why on earth he made 'Garfield,' the many TV shows he's never seen, and if he'll be involved with a third 'Ghostbusters.'

Read on for highlights!