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Tom is a Bluth Company employee
Actor: Tom Saunders — First Appearance: "Afternoon Delight" — Last Appearance: "Blockheads"

Tom is a Bluth Company employee.

Character history[]

Season two[]

At a previous Bluth Company Christmas party, Tom reluctantly roasted George and was fired. Tom was rehired by Michael and at the next Christmas party G.O.B. made Tom toast him as the new president. Tom tried to say nice things but the rest of the staff laughed at G.O.B. who became infuriated and fired Tom and the rest of the staff. Michael then threw another Christmas party at the banana stand to assure everyone that they were not fired. ("Afternoon Delight")

Season four[]

Tom moves into the finished Sudden Valley housing estate, mostly populated by registered sex offenders. He is forced to move out after Rebel Alley's son Lem goes swimming in the pool, after visiting George Maharis. (4x13 — "It Gets Better") (4x15 — "Blockheads")


  • Tom is played by Arrested Development writer and producer Tom Saunders.
  • Despite having the appearance of a middle-aged man, Tom claims to be only 30 years old


Season One
Season Two
"Afternoon Delight"
Season Three
Season Four
"It Gets Better"
Season Four Remix
Season Five