Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Don't Come Around Here No More (1985)

Tom Petty plays the Mad Hatter in this Alice in Wonderland inspired video for his song "Don't Come Around Here No More"


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Credited cast:
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers ... Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louise Foley Louise Foley ... Alice
Tom Petty ... Mad Hatter
David A. Stewart ... Caterpillar


The music video is themed around Alice in Wonderland and was directed by Jeff Stein. Dave Stewart appears as the caterpillar at the beginning, sitting on a mushroom with a hookah water pipe while playing a sitar. Petty appears in the video dressed as The Mad Hatter, and actress Louise "Wish" Foley played Alice. At the climax of the video, Alice is turned into a cake and is eaten by Petty and even friends of her own. The video ends with her being swallowed whole by Petty, after which he gives a small burp and pats his mouth dry. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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The song was parodied by Bob Rivers. See more »


Don't Come Around Here No More
Written by Tom Petty and David A. Stewart
Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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