This huge comeback of How I put your Mother in the finale of How I put your Father

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A member of the MacLaren’s Pub band made a comeback, ten years later…

Big surprise for fans of How I met your Motherin the season 1 finale of How I met your Father, aired in the USA last night. One of MacLaren’s Pub heroes has returned for the first time in a decade. And besides, it was at MacLaren’s! As if nothing had changed… Warning spoilers!

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The spin-off had already placed two of its heroes in shared accommodation in the cult apartment of Ted and Marshal. But this time, How I Met Your Father brought Robin Scherbatsky straight back to McLaren’s! Sure, Cobie Smulders was there to reprise his role, almost ten years after the conclusion of How I Met your Mother :

“We shot it in one day. It was quite fast”reveal the producers in TVLineexplaining that he was able to film “dIn the original decor, even if it was necessary to redo all the details and the decorative elements, because only the walls and the seats remained. They took archival photos to put everything in its place…”

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In the sequence, it is the new Ted, namely Sophie, played by Hilary Duff, who decides to cross the threshold of MacLaren’s Pub for the first time and falls on the famous journalist from World Wide News. We are in 2022 and at this time, in the timeline How I put, Robin is already divorced. She saw Ted marry Tracy. She has cut a lot of her ties with the group and shares her wisdom with Sophie:

“Don’t waste your time being afraid. Fear can make you run away from things that could be good, even great! Things that are meant to be part of your story…. I’ve been married, I’ve been single, and everything else. And the only decisions I regret making are the ones I made out of fear.” We therefore see a Robin somewhat worn down by her love life, but so successful on a professional level. Besides, she is downright carried around in a limousine: “We wanted people to know that she’s very successful and rocks everything.” say the authors of How I met your Father.

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“Cobie fits perfectly into the story we’re telling“, they also add, to explain why the spin-off makes a huge nod to the original:

“Her return is something we started hoping for and wishing for quite early on. As she navigates her romantic journey, we loved the idea of ​​Sophie crossing paths with someone so strong. Robin. Let her guide her and give her advice (…) Cobie said yes immediately when we called her. She was looking forward to coming back. She is, in a way, passing the torch to the next generation, and I think she really loved the idea.”

Still, this cameo feeds a little more How I met your Mother. It is not for nothing that it is also called “Timing is everything”. As if it was basically the relationship between Robin and Ted: “I am okay. More than anything, I think when Robin walks into this bar, there are ghosts from his past.”comments director Pamela Fryman, who was already present on the original. “She’s sitting at the bar, talking about how someone said they loved her on their very first date. A way to rehash different moments in her life, decisions she’s made. is life, and Sophie is in turn on this journey…”

In France, How I met your Father will arrive in May on Disney+.

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