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Tom Goes to the Mayor 

Hapless Tom Peters takes meetings with a bizarre and moronic mayor to share his ideas for bettering the town, always with disastrous results.
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 Joy Peters / ... 28 episodes, 2004-2006
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 Joy Peters / ... 28 episodes, 2004-2006
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 City Council Member / ... 22 episodes, 2004-2006
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 City Council Member / ... 22 episodes, 2004-2006
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Hapless Tom Peters takes meetings with a bizarre and moronic mayor to share his ideas for bettering the town, always with disastrous results.

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14 November 2004 (USA)  »

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Том идет к мэру  »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)
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The show is based on a short film Tom Goes to the Mayor (2002) by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim which appeared in independent film festivals as well as on Tim and Eric's website. Tim and Eric sent copies of the short to a few of their favorite comedians including Bob Odenkirk who liked it so much he showed it to David Cross. Cross later made a cameo in the sequel Tom Goes to the Mayor Returns (2003). Odenkirk later worked with Tim and Eric to develop the short into a series. See more »

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Tom Peters: I had just an idea I wanted to run past you about children's safety...
The Mayor: That's interesting, Tom. I just had a meeting with my TV about that. Let me hear your thoughts.
Tom Peters: Well, uh, child safety, uh, right... the first and, uh, last step is to establish a perimeter surrounding our, you know, parks and zoos and, uh, nurseries, and day-care centers, and elementary...
The Mayor: Bear traps.
Tom Peters: [long pause] Uh... uh, okay, uh...
The Mayor: You're talking about using bear traps to surround these safe zones, right? I love it.
Tom Peters: Well...
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.159 (2012) See more »

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Bear Trap Song
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Written by Tim Heidecker & Eric Wareheim
Performed by Jack Black & Kyle Gass
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Someone knew where the skeletons at Williams Street were hidden
2 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

This program reeks. But, I suppose if you found the humor stylings of "Fernwood 2Night" hysterical, and then thought that a poorly animated version of it would be even better, then this show is for you.

Actually, "animation" is too strong a word here, since hardly anything in a shot ever moves: "South Park" looks like "Finding Nemo" in comparison.

Because of the nature of a bell curve, you can be sure that any offering, no matter how poorly-executed, will find an audience that finds it "groundbreaking." "Tom Goes To The Mayor" is no exception, but don't be fooled by that tenth of a percent of a standard deviation of the Adult Swim population that is enthusiastic about it.

It's just not funny at all, and we can only hope that Adult Swim finds something worthwhile with which to fill its spot.

Perhaps a spin off of "Super Milk-Chan"?


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