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If the show had to tweak its own formula a little to do so, it was still young enough that it wouldn't look desperate; there were no sharks to jump, at that point. Die-hards might cringe a little, but in retrospect the episode looks a lot like a well-timed, what-the-hell swing for the fences. (via Deadspin) , with a reported look inside the most important (if template-altering) episode in "Simpsons" history. The Simpsons celebrated its 500th episode Sunday, and yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the "Homer At the Bat" episode.