Hulu’s spinoff series How I met Your Father is currently premiering its second season. Fans were shocked to see Neil Patrick Harris making a surprise comeback as his famous character Barney Stinson from the hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother. As per the reports, it looks like fans can expect to see Harris’s character play a major role in Hulu’s second season of the spinoff series.
Neil Patrick Harris Return as Barney Stinson
Harris portrayed the role of Barney Stinson in nine seasons of fan- the favorite CBC sitcom How I Met Your Mother. It has been years since fans saw Harris reprising the character of Barney Stinson. Fans were delighted to see the return of Harris in the ending bits of the first episode of season 2 of How I Met Your Father. The first episode was released on January 24, 2023, on Hulu. The first episode was titled. Cool and Chill and shocked the viewers with a promising return of beloved Harris’s Barney Stinson.
The Creators of How I Met Your Father Hints at the Key Role of Neil Patrick Harris
It is not the first time that someone from How I Met Your Mother starred in the spin-off series of How I Met Your Father. But Harris’ return is a little different from previous interventions. The makers of the series Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger hinted that fam-favorite Barney Stinson will play a key role in the second season of the series.
“Whenever we talk about bringing back a member of the original crew, you want it to serve two purposes: You want to give some tidbits about what is going on in their lives, where they’ve landed and where they’re at, but it’s also about how they impact the How I Met Your Father story, and how they send one of our characters in a new, unexpected direction. Similar to Robin last year, we’ll learn some more about where Barney’s at, but it’ll also have a major impact on the trajectory, and main narrative, of our season.”
Though fans are overwhelmed by the idea to see Neil Patrick Harris reprise his famous role of Barney Stinson once again. It is not confirmed but fans can expect to see Harris in the few upcoming episodes of the Hulu’s spin-off series. How I Met Your Father Season 2 has released its first episode on Hulu with 10 episodes planned to release this season. Episode 2 will be released on January 31, 2023.