Thom Flowers joined the Henson Associates as a periodic freelance craftsman and designer in 1985-86. He provided a variety of services on a few projects while there, before joining Walt Disney Imagineering as a theme park production designer/art director in Glendale, California.
- The Tale of the Bunny Picnic: designed and built the Storyteller's wagon (other than electro-mechanical components).
- The Christmas Toy: designed/mechanized/built Ding-a-ling, designed/built Cruiser's cab, and designed/built the toy castle.
- "Gimbel's 1985 Thanksgiving Day Parade": designed/built the figure animation for Junior Gorg on the Fraggle Rock float. Also operated it in the parade.
- "Muppet Babies Live": designed/mechanized/built the talking clock face.