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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:
tons of haters, but don't let them turn you away See more (26 total) »

Cast

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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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Additional Details

Runtime:
11 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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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 and The Mayor are delivering a proposal to the city council]
Tom Peters:Well, basically, I've done a lot of research, and, um, we think that the best way to protect our youngest citizens in Jefferton here is to... surround them with, uh, bear traps.
The Mayor:Wonderful, Tom, wonderful.
Tom Peters:It's basically for their protection, so I don't know why you wouldn't want to do that. Of course, obviously there's a little bit of risk, so, um... actually, a lot, uh, a tremendous amount of risk, um... I hate to say it, but I will guarantee that a number of kids will be injured or possibly, um... killed in the project...
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Soundtrack:
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
tons of haters, but don't let them turn you away, 21 March 2008
Author: mastaloo1 from United States

there's been a lot of comments on the how unfunny TGTTM is, and how it's a complete waste of time. But, to enjoy the show, you have to have an open mind when watching it. No, it's not going to be a "roll on the floor laughing" show, but it has its own droll type of humor. everything about the show, the dialogue, the characters, the animation (yes, which I happen to enjoy) is completely unique and enjoyable to watch. the sheer ignorance and childlike mannerisms of the mayor are enough to make the show funny, not to mention the off-the-wall dilemmas and hilarious guest appearances (Michael Ian Black, e.g.). If you're thinking about watching the show, don't let all of these negative reviews turn you away; you don't know if you'll like it until you watch it. At least give it a chance.

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