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How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14



ROBIN AND LILY HAVE AN ARGUMENT AND BARNEY PANICS ABOUT WHICH SUIT TO WEAR ON THE MORNING OF THE WEDDING, ON THE FINAL SEASON OF "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER," MONDAY, MARCH 3

Lucy Hale Returns as Robin's Sister Katie, Chris Kattan Returns as Jed Mosely, And Jon Heder Guest Stars as Narshall

"Vesuvius" - On the morning of the wedding, Lily and Robin have a fight and Barney freaks out about which suit to wear. Meanwhile, the gang watches a movie Ted has forbidden them to see, on the final season of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Monday, March 3 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Lucy Hale returns as Robin's sister Katie, Chris Kattan returns as Jed Mosely, and Jon Heder guest stars as Narshall.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Nothing against Tracey Ullman... but they really blew it with casting Robyn's mom.

And seriously... if the mother dies and that's why Ted is telling the story I'm going to be so pissed. They strongly hinted at that tonight.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

So the mother does die it seems?
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Strongly hinted? pffft, they sent that message via fedex that she's going to die.


It's not like you didn't have enough clues with this...
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

I thought they were talking about Ted's mom dying and not being at his wedding. Or thinking back on it maybe the mom has a terminal condition and will miss the kids wedding. Damn that wound be dark.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Seriously, that would be the WORST way to end this. Why would anyone watch the spinoff at that point?
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I'm sad that it looks like they are going there.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
Seriously, that would be the WORST way to end this. Why would anyone watch the spinoff at that point?
How I Met Your Dad is not about Mrs Mosby.

It'll star Greta Gerwig, not Cristin Milioti, and appears to be completely separate from HIMYM. I'm thinking of it more as a sequel, not a spinoff.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

I haven't watched tonight's episode yet (it's sitting on my DVR), and I don't think I will.

If they're going to kill off the mother, I'm going to bow out now. It seems like nothing but a huge middle finger to the audience who's been watching this for almost ten years. I went through this last year with Dexter, and I'm not going to let them pull that shit again. I'm cutting my losses now.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

So in 2024, Ted and wife are back in that hotel, and it's hinted that she's terminally ill.

And it's 2035 that he's talking to his kids.

Will the show end with Ted saying, "And that's how I met your mother.....who died when you were very young. Sorry about that!"

Not sure I like that direction.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

It's 2030 when he is telling the story to the kids.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
I haven't watched tonight's episode yet (it's sitting on my DVR), and I don't think I will.

If they're going to kill off the mother, I'm going to bow out now.
With only 4 episodes left, you're not really cutting much of your loses at this point. It's not like the rest of the season was stellar either. You may as well just suck it up and watch the rest.

Besides, even if they do kill off the mother, the time line does signify that Ted and the mother lived a happy life together and, as this episode indicated, they really did grow old together.

Hell, maybe it'll end up being a case that the kids are being read Ted's last will and testament about how he met their mother by this Bob Sagat voiced actor, and thus BOTH Ted and the Mother are now dead.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

2030 Ted seems less of a whiny bitch than present-day Ted, so it's unlikely his wife has died.

That being said, if she has it will be a tonally self-defeating wrap-up to rival all others. "Kids, I smoked a bunch of weed, got drunk on a regular basis, went on wacky adventures, and got a lot of tail. Now your mom's dead. Go brush your teeth."
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

*Sigh* I should really know better at this point with this show. So much goodwill has been tramped upon in these last two seasons. Dead Mom? *Sigh*

Just repeat to yourself: four weeks, phoned-in writing and performances, dead mom, the end.

While I guess Tracey Ullman is a get, I think they could have done better... Catherine O'Hara maybe?
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Hell, maybe it'll end up being a case that the kids are being read Ted's last will and testament about how he met their mother by this Bob Sagat voiced actor, and thus BOTH Ted and the Mother are now dead.
The kids call the narrator "Dad" many times.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Well these guys did create The Goodwin Games... where the father video tapped all these messages for his kids.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

I don't think the mother dies.

The only answer I want is: why does Ted voice sounds so different in his narration to the kids?
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Maybe she does have some sort of sickness, but overcomes it...

I just can't see how they would think her being dead would be a good way to end the show.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Well, I think it's either the mother or Robin at this point.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Ted's mom died.
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Originally Posted by GuessWho View Post
How I Met Your Dad is not about Mrs Mosby.

It'll star Greta Gerwig, not Cristin Milioti, and appears to be completely separate from HIMYM. I'm thinking of it more as a sequel, not a spinoff.
I'm aware. But why would I invest anymore time into ANYTHING these people produce after they basically F me in the A after 9 years of devotion?
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

I really hope you are kidding.

I mean sarcasm is hard to get in the internet sometimes.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

Are people really that hard up for a happy ending that it'd "ruin the show" if it was anything less than a fairy tale ending?
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I think it would go against the tone of the show.
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Re: How I Met Your Mother - "Vesuvius" - 3/3/14

I think she's sick but gets better and that somehow ties into the story he's telling.

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