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Love the winner, hate the win. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"To the Family and Friends" is the 170th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on June 15, 2020.


To the friends and family of Intern Victor, we extend our condolences.

Plot Developments[]

  • It is established that Intern Victor left Night Vale younger than Cecil, but returned much older than him.
  • Cecil expresses discomfort referring to his own mortality or that of his predecessor Leonard Burton.
    • It is implied that Cecil has not aged since becoming the Voice of Night Vale.

Recurring Segments[]


  • This episode marks the eighth anniversary of the Welcome to Night Vale podcast.
    • Originally, a much larger-scale anniversary episode was planned, but contemporaneous events in the months before release caused a change in plans.


Earth is technically a sandwich where the upper bread is stars, and the lower bread is stars, and the filling is rock and lava and a few incidental humans.
— Proverb