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Preview images for the Simpsons episode "Friends and Family" airing Oct. 2 on FOX Simpsons Tonight: “Friends and Family”

A new episode of The Simpsons airs tonight (October 2) at 8PM ET/PT on FOX, and in it, Mr. Burns hires the Simpsons to play his live-in virtual reality family, but excludes Homer so that he may play dad. Now alone, Homer finds a new best friend in girl-next-door Julia, who eats, drinks and thinks like him.

The episode is called “Friends and Family” and you can see some preview images below.

THE SIMPSONS: Homer finds a new best friend in girl-next-door Julia (guest voice Allison Jannay), who eats, drinks and thinks like him in the all-new “Friends and Family” episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Oct 2 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), on FOX. THE SIMPSONS ™ and © 2016 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Cr: FOX

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THE SIMPSONS: Homer finds a new best friend in girl-next-door Julia (guest voice Allison Jannay), who eats, drinks and thinks like him in the all-new “Friends and Family” episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, Oct 2 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), on FOX. THE SIMPSONS ™ and © 2016 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Cr: FOX

Voice Cast: Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson and Nelson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Hank Azaria as Moe; Harry Shearer as Skinner; Tress MacNeille as Dolph; Pamela Hayden as Milhouse

Allison Janney guest stars as Julia and Pendelton Ward sings the couch gag theme for tonight’s episode.

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