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It is played in these television episodes...

House of Lies:
Season:  2  / Episode:  1 
Stochasticity

This Television Episode plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
The bumblebee waitress sings this song as Marty and Roscoe have lunch.

The Middle:
Season:  1  / Episode:  3 
The Floating Anniversary

This Television Episode plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
Sue sings this song over the intercom at her school.

Everybody Loves Raymond:
Season:  4  / Episode:  16 
The Tenth Anniversary

This Television Episode plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
Gerard, Ray's cousin, plays this song on his accordion at Ray and Debra's wedding vow renewal ceremony.

The Simpsons:
Season:  9  / Episode:  7 
The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons

This Television Episode plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
An Indian version of The Carpenters' song "(They Long to Be) Close to You" is sung at the wedding.

The Simpsons:
Season:  2  / Episode:  12 
The Way We Was

This Television Episode plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
The 1970 song "(They Long to Be) Close to You" by The Carpenters is heard when Homer sees Marge for the first time.

The Simpsons:
Season:  24  / Episode:  2 
Treehouse of Horror XXIII

This Television Episode plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
This song plays when Homer sees Marge for the first time.

It is played in these movies...

The Experts

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This Movie plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
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The Simpsons Movie

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This Movie plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
Homer and Marge are seen dancing to this song on their wedding video.
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It is played in these television commercials...

Fiat 500L Commercial

This Television Commercial plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters

Nikon Coolpix L120,Nikon Coolpix P500, and Nikon Coolpix S9100 Commercial

This Television Commercial plays (They Long to Be) Close to You performed by The Carpenters
The version of the song played in the commercial is an unknown cover of the original Carpenters hit.

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performed by The Carpenters

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performed by The Carpenters

Rainy Days And Mondays
performed by The Carpenters

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