Hulu has announced the end of the road for “How I Met Your Father,” the sequel series to the beloved “How I Met Your Mother,” after two seasons. This decision coincides with Hulu’s cancellation of “The Great” and Disney+’s discontinuation of multiple series, such as “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.”
The Plot of ‘How I Met Your Father’ Unraveled
In “How I Met Your Father,” penned by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, the narrative unfolds in the near future. Sophie (Kim Cattrall) recounts her journey to her son, transporting viewers back to the year 2021.
Sophie (Hilary Duff) and her close-knit group of friends — Jesse (Chris Lowell), Valentina (Francia Raisa), Charlie (Tom Ainsley), Ellen (Tien Tran), and Sid (Suraj Sharma) — grapple with self-discovery, life goals, and love in the age of dating apps and limitless choices.
The Creative Team Behind ‘How I Met Your Father’
Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger served as executive producers, alongside “How I Met Your Mother” creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, along with the original series’ director and executive producer, Pam Fryman, and Adam Londy. Hilary Duff also took on a producer role. The series was produced by 20th Television.
A noteworthy aspect of “How I Met Your Father” is its inclusion of original series stars, including Cobie Smulders reprising her role as Robin Scherbatsky and Neil Patrick Harris returning as Barney Stinson.