Tom ran the news with his former collague Diane Simmons, but after her death caused by Stewie, she was replaced by Joyce Kinney.
Tom is also a friend of Peter Griffin, as we saw in "Mother Tucker" and "Tom Tucker: The Man And His Dream", in this last episode Tom Tucker was the main protagonist.
He appears also in "The Simpsons Guy" in the crowd sitting to Kent Brockman.
He is voiced by Seth MacFarlane.
- In "Mother Tucker", Tom deals Peter like if where his son,at the end of the episodes he changes for the better his usual personality devoting more time to Jake, his real son.
- Remorse for lying to the people of Quahog that he had found the fourth roll to access factory Pawtucket.
- Tom really did not hate Diane, usually, the two of them had a great time together before they were enemies.
- In the episode Tom Tucker: The Man And His Dream, we have seen the human side of Tom, it's been notated the friendship of Tom Tucker and Peter Griffin, it has been noted Tom wiser and less idiot.
- In the episode "Life Of Brian", Tom came to the funeral of Brian.
- Sympathy and humor during the news.
- Tom is not arrogant with Joyce as he was with Diane, usually he is normal and mature with her, but at the same time he is really funny.
- In "12 and a Half Angry Man", he and his friends decide to judge Adam West not guilty of the murder of his assistant, leaving free an innocent.
This version of Tom Tucker is the African ancestor of one of the major heroes from TV series " Family Guy", Tom Tucker of the present. He appears in the episode "Untitled Griffin Family History" from Season 4.