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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will play himself on an upcoming episode of The Michael J. Fox Show, The Huffington Post reports.

Although Christie has won over many outside of the Garden State thanks to his memorable appearances on late-night shows such as Saturday Night Live, this will be Christie's first time on a scripted series.

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Emmy winner Fox stars in the series as Mike Henry, a family man who returns to work as a New York TV news anchor after leaving the job five years earlier to battle Parkinson's.

The Michael J. Fox Show premieres on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c on NBC. Will you watch?