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 and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!.
Wareheim and Heidecker met in 1994 at Temple University, becoming instant friends. They began producing a number of short low-budget films and cartoons for their website. Their short entitled Tom Goes to the Mayor was selected by the Philadelphia Institute of World Cinema as a short film and was included in The University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Contemporary Art.In 2001, the two compiled a tape of many of their shorts and submitted it to various comedic heroes, including Mr. Show's Bob Odenkirk, who reacted to their work with enthusiasm and agreed to collaborate with them on a pilot of Tom Goes to the Mayor, which was submitted to and greenlit by Adult Swim and adapted as a series. It appeared on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim and ran for two seasons. They have since created another Adult Swim program, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! which ended after its fifth season. They have also released a CD with music from Awesome Show entitled Tim and Eric Awesome Record, Great Songs!