Bad News for Homer, Marge This Season

They legally separate in 'The Simpsons' premiere, Al Jean reveals
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 10, 2015 10:39 AM CDT
Bad News for Homer, Marge This Season
This undated image from files, provided by Fox Broadcasting from "The Simpsons," shows the popular cartoon family posing in front of their home.   (AP Photo/Fox Broacasting Co., File)

(Newser) – More dire news from the upcoming season of The Simpsons: Homer and Marge's marriage is in trouble. "In the premiere, it’s discovered after all the years Homer has narcolepsy and it’s an incredible strain on the marriage," executive producer Al Jean reveals in a new interview with Variety. "Homer and Marge legally separate, and Homer falls in love with his pharmacist, who’s voiced by Lena Dunham." No word on how long the separation will last, but Jean also notes the show will also feature "cameos from the other women from Girls." Click for this week's other scary-sounding Simpsons news. (Read more Homer Simpson stories.)

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