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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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Series cast summary:
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 / ... 21 episodes, 2004-2006


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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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 »


The Mayor: [Tom is unconscious in a dumpster] Thomas! Tom-boy! Tom! Tom, are you okay?
Tom Peters: Oh, wow...
The Mayor: It's okay... I'm gonna hold up your head for you.
Tom Peters: ...think I hit my head... wh... where am I? What time is it?
The Mayor: Well... I've been keeping you in this dumpster for weeks now. Found this vest on a hobo and put it on you to keep you warm, 'cause you've been way too tender to move.
Tom Peters: Oh. Okay. What's that smell?
The Mayor: Tom, what you're probably smelling is the cat food. I've been coming by every night to feed you, and since ...
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Spin-off Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule: Family (2010) See more »


Bear Trap Song
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 EndlessBobSee 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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Yiddish | English

Release Date:

14 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Том идет к мэру See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


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$1,100,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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