Conan Wins How I Met Your Mother Role, Plans to Give Show the Silent Treatment

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Paying a visit to Conan‘s couch on Monday, Neil Patrick Harris revealed that the TBS late-night host had generously outbid all comers to win a charity auction and thus land a walk-on role on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother this season.

Upon learning of O’Brien‘s winning largesse, Harris said he tried to coax him into really suiting up by tackling a speaking part. CoCo, however, has his own plans for the cameo, which he reveals in this clip (on or around the 5:30 mark):

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A CBS rep did not immediately respond to our request for details — if any are even yet available — on O’Brien’s visit to MacLaren’s.



Comments (8)

  • Finally we find out who the mother is!
    Ted meets Conan – decides he is hot – New York passes gay marriage – the adopt 2 kids.
    Conan is the mother!!!!

    Comment by Aushole – June 21, 2011 11:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • BRILLIANT!

      Comment by Clarissa – June 21, 2011 12:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Damn I didn’t think anyone would figure it out!

        Comment by Craig Thomas – June 21, 2011 12:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • And… this is why the show is so awesome.

          Comment by Tiffany – June 21, 2011 04:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • … or maybe conan is the father and ted was the mother all along

    Comment by Ric – June 23, 2011 10:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • genius. the ‘how i met your mother thing’ was really ted discovering his true self all along.

      Comment by Dee – June 26, 2011 01:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • hahaha! nice ending.

        Comment by Jo Ann – August 11, 2011 09:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • “CoCo” really?

    Comment by ana muller – June 23, 2011 07:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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