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How I Met Your Mother Preview: Kal Penn's Role, Barney's Love Hexagon, Robin's Act of Violence

Fall TV Preview
"Challenge Accepted" -- OSC of the CBS series HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network.
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Cobie Smulders fans take heart: How I Met Your Mother executive producer Craig Thomas says Season 7 is “very much a Robin season.” Thomas and fellow EP Carter Bays spilled some key intel to TVLine about …READ MORE

How I Met Your Mother Scoop: Season Finale's Wedding Reveal Will Launch a New Mystery

"We're Not From Here" -- After seeing girls get weak in the knees over Robin's boyfriend Gael being from Argentina, Barney (Neil Patrick Harris, right) and Ted (Josh Radnor) decide to pose as out-of-towners, in order to meet chicks, on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Monday, Oct. 1 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  
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If you’re hoping How I Met Your Mother‘s sixth season finale will completely resolve the year-long Future Wedding mystery, I have news: It won’t. …READ MORE

Inside How I Met Your Mother's Sad Dad Twist


Just days after the world counted down to the start of a new year, CBS’s How I Met Your Mother this week surprised viewers by — we now realize in retrospect — counting down to the end of Marvin Eriksen Sr.’s life. It was a stark twist served up at the end of an otherwise light episode. Series cocreator Carter Bays spoke with TVLine about the comedy’s decision to follow in the footsteps of some revered sitcom predecessors by dipping into the drama well. READ MORE