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Seasons:
1 | 2
Genre:
Tagline:
Jefferton alive!
Plot:
Hapless Tom Peters takes meetings with a bizarre and moronic mayor to share his ideas for bettering the town, always with disastrous results. Full summary »
User Reviews:
Dark , Adult , Political Humor See more (26 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 21)

Tim Heidecker ... Tom Peters / ... (31 episodes, 2004-2006)

Eric Wareheim ... The Mayor / ... (31 episodes, 2004-2006)

Stephanie Courtney ... Joy Peters / ... (28 episodes, 2004-2006)

Michael Q. Schmidt ... Joy Peters / ... (28 episodes, 2004-2006)

Craig Anton ... City Council Member / ... (22 episodes, 2004-2006)

Ron Lynch ... City Council Member / ... (22 episodes, 2004-2006)

Bob Odenkirk ... Announcer / ... (22 episodes, 2004-2006)
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Series Directed by
Tim Heidecker (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Eric Wareheim (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Jarred Alterman (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Writing credits
Tim Heidecker (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Eric Wareheim (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Bob Odenkirk (28 episodes, 2004-2006)
Dino Stamatopoulos (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Tom Scharpling (4 episodes, 2006)
Jon Wurster (4 episodes, 2006)

Series Produced by
Keith Crofford .... executive producer / executive producer: Williams Street (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Matt Harrigan .... executive producer / executive producer: Williams Street (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Tim Heidecker .... executive producer (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Bob Odenkirk .... executive producer (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Eric Wareheim .... executive producer (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
CK Gillen .... supervising producer (17 episodes, 2006)
Jonathan Krisel .... producer (17 episodes, 2006)
D.J. Paul .... supervising producer (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Jeremy Rubin .... coordinating producer (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Original Music by
Davin Wood (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jonathan Krisel (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Christopher McDonnell (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
Doug Lussenhop (17 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Art Direction by
Kevin Gallegly (31 episodes, 2004-2006)
 
Series Production Management
Erin Bell .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Bo Colen .... production manager (unknown episodes)
David C. Romano .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Inman Young .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Jordan Kim .... artist (17 episodes, 2006)
Cris Shapan .... lead artist (17 episodes, 2006)
Alex Zabolotsky .... lead artist (14 episodes, 2004-2005)

Nadja Frist .... art intern (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Geoff Green .... sound designer / sound composition (30 episodes, 2004-2006)

Bo Colen .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Lussenhop .... camera operator (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Animation Department
Jonathan Krisel .... animator (17 episodes, 2006)
Doug Lussenhop .... animator (17 episodes, 2006)
Christopher McDonnell .... animator (17 episodes, 2006)
Camellia Cox .... photoshop artist (11 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Editorial Department
Jonathan Krisel .... senior editor (1 episode, 2004)
Grady Sain .... associate editor (1 episode, 2006)
 
Series Other crew
Benjamin Berman .... key production assistant (17 episodes, 2006)
Nathan Wakefield .... production accountant (17 episodes, 2006)
Evelyn Rolon .... assistant to writer (15 episodes, 2006)
Dino Stamatopoulos .... creative consultant (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Chris H. Berry .... intern (8 episodes, 2005)
Rick Caplan .... assistant: Mr. Odenkirk (4 episodes, 2004)

Ron Babcock .... intern (unknown episodes)
Erin Bell .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Bill Bono .... intern (unknown episodes)
Lauren Cohen .... intern (unknown episodes)
Sandi Fredlin .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Cornell Reid Girczyc-Blum .... intern (unknown episodes)
Sarah Holzgraf .... production office coordinator (unknown episodes)
Daphne Houze .... assistant to producers (unknown episodes)
Theodore James .... intern (unknown episodes)
Peter Madamba .... script researcher (unknown episodes)
Ryan McKee .... intern (unknown episodes)
Jordan Morris .... intern (unknown episodes)
Jon Mugar .... intern (unknown episodes)
Patrick O'Riley .... intern (unknown episodes)
Gus Russell .... intern (unknown episodes)
Rob Shallenberger .... chief intern (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Michael Ian Black .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
David Cross .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Jeff Garlin .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Jeff Goldblum .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Jonathan Krisel .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Christopher McDonnell .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Bob Odenkirk .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Patton Oswalt .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Brian Posehn .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Sarah Silverman .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
Fred Willard .... special thanks (1 episode, 2005)
 

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Runtime:
11 min
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Canada:18+ | USA:TV-14 (some episodes) | USA:TV-MA (some episodes) | USA:TV-PG (some episodes)

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Trivia:
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 »
Quotes:
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, no, I-I...
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Soundtrack:
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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Dark , Adult , Political Humor, 1 August 2006
Author: lambiepie-2 from Los Angeles, CA

I didn't expect much from a show called "Tom Goes to the Mayor" but after watching a few episodes I got hooked. This is one crazy show. Funny and downright sick sometimes, it's a great adult swim addition.

Why is it funny? Well, here's a look into a small town with a semi-clueless mayor (I say 'semi' because I think the mayor knows what he wants with his own agenda) and a do-gooder citizen Tom Peters who - doesn't have one of the best of home lives.

His (second) wife is a lazy cow, his kids are the worst step-children imaginable but here's Tom Peters - who's heart is in a good place - he wants to be a part of improving his town. But everything he brings to this mayor goes horribly wrong. Horribly. So why does he keep trying? Why doesn't he move? Why -- even when the mayor can't remember his name with all the things he's done with him! Why, indeed.

The mayor is mostly to blame for these disasters...but the mayor's council is just as clueless. A skewed view into local politics. And add in live action "married news team" which is one of the most weirdest couples around, you have "Jefferton".

A very dark humored adult show.

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