September 23, 2014
In Springfield: The season ended with the series first (and only) cliffhanger: who shot Mr. Burns?
Beyond Springfield: Oklahoma City bombing; first version of Netscape Navigator released.
Notable guests: Meryl Streep, Johnny Unitas, Anne Bancroft, the cast of "Cheers," Steve Allen, Mel Brooks, Susan Sarandon
Season rating: 9 million households.