How I Met Your Dad: The How I Met Your Mother Spinoff

By Hannah Aven Guarin | 4 years ago
How I Met Your Dad: The How I Met Your Mother Spinoff
The cast of the US television show How I Met Your Mother at the 100th episode celebration at the Paley Centre. From left: Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Josh Radnor.

As CBS’ top rating show “How I Met Your Mother” comes to an end, the network promises to venture on a new show that is somehow similar to it but with a twist. Here comes the “How I Met Your Dad” series. The creators referred to the spinoff as the “kindred spirit” of “How I Met Your Mother.” Although the air date for its pilot episode has not been released, CBS has given a hint on how the show will run. It is basically like “How I Met Your Mother,” only from the woman’s point of view. This spinoff will not include any of the soon-to-end show’s cast.

The scoop from the Hollywood Reporter revealed that executive producers and co-creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, along with Emily Spivey of “Up All Night,” will develop the plot and produce the spinoff. In fact, the Hollywood Reporter covered that the trio has ordered for the “How I Met Your Dad” pilot episode.

Bays tweeted his excitement for the upcoming series and finally confirmed that the new show will not be set at Maclaren’s Pub.

Thomas, on the other hand, confirmed Bays’ tweet: “Corrections to the story.

And to give you, fans, something to look forward to, TV Line got the scoop about “How I Met Your Dad” characters (Casting is reportedly underway). Read below.

Sally – She is the heroine of the show. She is the new Ted. Sally is described as a “female Peter Pan who has never grown up and has no idea of where she is heading in life.” She is considering divorcing her husband, Gavin, and asks for her friends’ advice and support to go through it.

Danny – He is Sally’s older brother. He is gay and a lawyer. Sally and Danny share a tight bond, though they have little in common.

Todd – He is Danny’s husband and is close friends with Sally.

Juliet – She is a party animal and Sally’s best friend. She is a fashion blogger and is more than happy to know that Sally is divorcing Gavin.

Frank – He is the IT man for Juliet’s blog. He is a nerd, but a hot one. Frank feels something serious with Sally.


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