02/20/2012 10:24 am ET | Updated Feb 20, 2012

'The Simpsons' 500th Episode Message To Viewers (PHOTO)

"The Simpsons" aired its 500th episode on Sunday, a milestone few other shows have ever been able to claim. But self-aware as always, the show ended it's landmark episode -- which saw the eviction of the Simpsons from Springfield -- with a special message to its long-time fans.