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'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Respond to Series Finale Backlash

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 01, 2014 10:15 AM
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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 and Craig Thomas have to say about yet another controversial finale?

'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Respond to Racist "Slapsgiving" Controversy

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 15, 2014 08:31 PM
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As if 'How I Met Your Mother' hadn't been under enough criticism in its ninth and final season, the most recent installment "Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra" seemed to highlight several surprisingly racist Asian stereotypes that have appropriately caused an uproar. Following the controversy, series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas have reached out to apologize for the offensive nature of the episode.

'How I Met Your Mother' Spinoff in the Works at CBS: 'How I Met Your Father'!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 30, 2013 06:49 PM
CBS
Just when you thought the ninth and final season of 'How I Met Your Mother' couldn't drag out the inevitable any longer, here comes the spinoff! CBS has entered talks with 'HIMYM' creators Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and 'Up All Night' creator-executive producer Emily Spivey for an offshoot series of the MacLaren's gang titled 'How I Met Your Father,' but what about the series actually seems like it could work for the franchise?

'How I Met Your Mother' Final Season Spoilers: Producers Explain Time-Turning Format Change

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2013 07:00 PM
CBS
Ecstatic as 'How I Met Your Mother' fans were to finally meet the titular character (Cristin Miloti) in Monday's season 8 finale "Something New," longtime viewers couldn't help but express their curiosity over the choice to confine the final season to a two-day period leading up to Barney and Robin's wedding. Now, executive producer Carter Bays has opened up about the decision, and promised some extremely twisty episodes to come! Preview 'How I Met Your Mother's final episodes inside!

'How I Met Your Mother' Season 9: Producers Talk Mother Casting, and Final Season Format

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 14, 2013 10:16 AM
CBS
The unthinkable finally happened during last night's 'How I Met Your Mother' season 8 finale "Something New," as the mother was finally revealed to the audience via actress Cristin Milioti. Given another season in the works however - confirmed to be the last - what can we expect from Ted's attendance of Robin and Barney's wedding, and ultimate meeting with destiny? How did series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas arrive at Milioti's casting? The burning 'How I Met Your Mother' season 9 questions answered inside!