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The third time’s the charm for How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Father, but it might also be the Worst. A third attempt at resuscitating the romantic comedy franchise now has a familiar writer from FXX’s You’re The Worst, and perhaps a revamped premise.
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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 After CBS’ initial attempt at a How I Met Your Dad and FOX’s This Is Us-superseded version, a third group of 20th Century Fox writers will take aim at a female-focused reboot.
No one would argue that How I Met Your Mother was thoroughly (and painfully) concluded over nine seasons, so much so that CBS thought better of continuing the franchise with a spinoff. Well, in case you needed to know what Ted, Robin, Barney, Marshall and Lily have been up to in the last three years, FOX is at least entertaining the idea of a revival.
Just when we thought How I Met Your Mother producers came to their senses over a potential How I Met Your Dad spinoff, 20th Century Fox TV seemed to resurrect the possibility with a more Father-ly title. Now, a promotion on NBC’s This Is Us may throw a wrench into How I Met Your Father once more.
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.