Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, known collectively as Tim & Eric, are an American comedy duo and creators of the Adult Swim television series' Tom Goes to the Mayor andTim and Eric Awesome Show, Great...More
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, known collectively as Tim & Eric, are an American comedy duo and creators of the Adult Swim television series' Tom Goes to the Mayor andTim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!.
The two first met in 1994 while attending Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They quickly became friends and started producing low-budget films and cartoons together. Their short film, Tom Goes to the Mayor, which was originally produced as a web cartoon for timanderic.com, was included in Penn University's Institute of Contemporary Art as selected by the Philadelphia Institue of World Cinema. In 2001, the duo sent a copy of Tom Goes to the Mayor to one of their comedic heroes, Mr. Show's Bob Odenkirk. Odenkirk was so impressed by the short, he signed on as an Executive Producer and helped develop the show into a series for Cartoon Network's Adult Swim. It appeared on Adult Swim for two seasons.
The duo also created another Adult Swim program, a sketch comedy series called Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! which aired for five seasons premeiring February 7, 2007 and ending in May 2010. The show reintroduced several characters from Tom Goes to the Mayor and featured many guests including Weird Al Yankovic, Will Ferrell, David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Zach Galifianakis, Neil Hamburger and others. In May 2008, Tim and Eric released Awesome Record, Great Songs! (Williams Street), a compilationof songs from seansons 1 and 2 of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!.
In March 2013, Tim and Eric launched a new comedy channel called Jash with Sarah Silverman, Reggie Watts, and Michael Cera. The duo also releases new videos through their own YouTube channel, including episodes of Tim & Eric's Go Pro show.