It takes a lot to stand out in the era of Peak TV, and no one series can resist the siren song of shocking twists. Some lay groundwork more carefully than others, so which major swerves were audiences miles ahead of? From LOST to Star Trek: Discovery, we’ve sleuthed out seventeen that savvy viewers put together long before showrunners intended.
Brace yourself, that How I Met Your Mother spinoff is coming around for another pass. After CBS’ initial attempt at a How I Met Your Dad and FOX’s This Is Us-superseded version, a third group of 20th Century Fox writers will take aim at a female-focused reboot.
We’ve had plenty of time to let the How I Met Your Mother finale stew, but there’s no avoiding how jam-packed that wedding weekend felt. Star Alyson Hannigan certainly agrees, noting the series finale “cut out everything” from the original script, and that Barney and Robin should probably never have gotten married in the first place.
It was two years ago that CBS surprisingly opted against the Greta Gerwig-led How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad, but you know what they say about bad pennies. 20th TV has formally begun development of yet another quasi-spinoff from the franchise, this time going back to the How I Met Your Father title.
How I Met Your Mother fans likely still have trouble washing off the stink of that final season, let alone series finale. Jason Segel might be up for another roll in the mud however, teasing that he’d participate in a possible reunion series.
The ease with which we access TV becomes more ubiquitous every year, but some shows will always top out demand for piracy. Now, for the third year in a row, HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has topped TorrentFreak’s annual list of pirated TV show downloads, though a few of the entries on this year’s countdown might actually surprise you.
Well, this is something of a surprise. Uncertain though we were at the prospect of 'How I Met Your Mother' living in on in the gender-flipped sequel series 'How I Met Your Dad,' it seems CBS has defied expectation to opt against picking up the series at least for now. So what went wrong that Greta Gerwig won't regale us for the next nine years with tales of 'How I Met Your Dad?'
Well, this shouldn't come as much of a surprise to anyone. Despite the bad taste left in viewers' mouths by the 'How I Met Your Mother' series finale "Last Forever," spinoff series 'How I Met Your Dad' is almost guaranteed to carry on the torch this fall with a series order at CBS. Who's ready to have Greta Gerwig drag things out for another nine years?
Time hasn't done very much to heal the sting of 'How I Met Your Mother''s series finale ending "Last Forever," which ended up confirming some of the fans' worst fears about the series' mythology, and quickly blew past the mother of it namesake. We've heard before about a few scenes cut for time, but series star Alyson Hannigan revealed one brief, but important snippet that may have gone
Rarely has the series finale to any TV series gone by without at least some major backlash over its content, and 'How I Met Your Mother' is no exception. Last night's "Last Forever," jumped through time in between the years 2013 and 2030, filling in Ted's story about the mother, with at least one major twist that naturally had fans in an uproar. So, what do series creators Carter Bays an