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The original ‘Who Shot Mr. Burns?’ almost had a very different ending

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The original ‘Who Shot Mr. Burns?’ almost had a very different ending
In the summer of 1995, one question consumed an entire nation of TV viewers: Who shot Mr. Burns? The two-part cliffhanger finale of The Simpsons’ sixth season was originally conceived as a parody of similar publicity stunt finales— specifically the “Who Shot J.R.?” cliffhanger on Dallas—but it soon took on a life of its own, as fans toiled over theories about various Springfield residents. In the end, the shooter was revealed to be Maggie Simpson, with an assist from Burns himself as he attempted to steal the innocent baby’s candy. But, as veteran Simpsons writer Josh Weinstein revealed on Twitter...
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