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‘HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER’S SEASON 9 DECISION: WHAT’S THE HOLD-UP?
Screen Crush ^ | Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Posted on 12/19/2012 9:21:13 AM PST by MinorityRepublican

With last night’s two-part episode “The Final Page,” ‘How I Met Your Mother‘ closed out its 2012 run, leaving the series at an important crossroads. We’ve been hearing for months now that rumors of a ninth season were possible if CBS managed to sign the cast and crew for an additional year, but with a decision imminent in the next month, what’s standing in the way of locking things down? Are the actors unwilling to return?

Whether you love ‘How I Met Your Mother’ enough to give it a fitting end this May, or love it so much you can’t bear to let it go before a ninth season, an announcement from series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas is imminent. Following last night’s heart-warming finale, both creators have done a great deal of press answering questions about a potential ninth season, and how they’ve crafted a story for either case.

In particular, TVLine elicited some rather specific details about the cast and crew negotiations for a ninth season, Carter Bays explaining how more than the actors’ decisions (including Jason Segel’s purported reluctance) are influencing the decision:

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: howimetyourmother

1 posted on 12/19/2012 9:21:21 AM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

I see this advertised all the time and haven’t the least bit of interest. I assumed it was a show about homos, single parents and smart ass kids?


2 posted on 12/19/2012 9:24:53 AM PST by albie
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To: MinorityRepublican

The premise is starting to run out of room without it getting stale. The show wandered around a bit before the past season, and only then did it seem good because it was getting close to the conclusion everyone’s been waiting for.

I’d like a Season 9, but not at the expense of quality.


3 posted on 12/19/2012 9:29:45 AM PST by Shadow44
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To: albie

I don’t think the show is good, but all three of your assumptions are wrong. They’re all straight, the only parents are married, and there is only one child - a baby. The humor is still juvenille though.


4 posted on 12/19/2012 9:31:44 AM PST by EEGator
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To: albie

And pretty much unrestrained hedonism.


5 posted on 12/19/2012 9:33:13 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: albie

Actually it’s pretty decent in values as far as Hollywood goes. One of the main characters goes from being a womanizing creep to actually questioning the emptiness of his life and decides to settle down.

For the young adult market, that’s pretty socially conservative.


6 posted on 12/19/2012 9:33:55 AM PST by Shadow44
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To: albie
It just a so so “Friend” knockoff...lite weight whining 30 somethings in NY
7 posted on 12/19/2012 9:34:51 AM PST by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Meh. The show is kind of boring. Most of the time instead of plot they just have multiple non sequiturs about “Do you remember” when we did something 15 years ago. They actors are getting to long in the tooth for these characters if it goes on much longer it will be “How I met your GrandMother”.....


8 posted on 12/19/2012 9:35:18 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: All

The Brunette on the show is Robin. She’s a Canadian, living in NYC with a love affair of large-caliber firearms. And the writing in the show shows that in a good light.

I know it’s a bit “unrealistic” to see a Canadian in NYC legally packing guns (They do emphasise that she has a permit) but I still love the story lines involving her and her guns.


9 posted on 12/19/2012 9:49:49 AM PST by Celerity
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To: tophat9000

Hey us Gen Yers were kids when Friends were on, so give us some slack.

Sure it’s not groundbreaking in storytelling, but it does have heart in its style and use of sitcom elements when it doesn’t digress into tangents.

I like it far more than that PC Modern Family a lot of my contemporaries rave about.


10 posted on 12/19/2012 9:55:38 AM PST by Shadow44
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To: MinorityRepublican

Love this show...been catching up on Netflix, and up to season 5. I guess the humor may not be for everyone, but I am thoroughly entertained. There’s not much worthwhile on tv, with so much reality stuff and junk, I have found myself liking shows that just have fun, with no agenda.


11 posted on 12/19/2012 10:05:32 AM PST by ilgipper (Obama supporters are comprised of the uninformed & the ill-informed)
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To: ilgipper

I watched 15 minutes or so of 1 episode.. I hate this kind of comedy television..

just vapid and unfunny , in my opinion...

I do like some comedy shows, was a big fan of Seinfeld, Friends, Cheers, The Office.. etc..

that said, enjoy it if you like it. I will find entertainment elsewhere.


12 posted on 12/19/2012 11:31:47 AM PST by Chuzzlewit
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To: MinorityRepublican

They used to have comedy on TV; now its homos trying to be funny, trying to make their way of life fill right...put them all on an island and let them reproduce...they Bible is clear on their way of life


13 posted on 12/19/2012 11:34:10 AM PST by rxtn41
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To: MinorityRepublican

They used to have comedy on TV; now its homos trying to be funny, trying to make their way of life fill right...put them all on an island and let them reproduce...the Bible is clear on their way of life


14 posted on 12/19/2012 11:34:29 AM PST by rxtn41
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To: MinorityRepublican

doogie the poof is on that show so “click” no reason at all to watch it. The show does not exist.

Hopefully it will be cancelled.


15 posted on 12/19/2012 11:53:01 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory; rxtn41; All
Dudes, lighten up! "How I Met Your Monther" isn't the greatest show of all time. Having that said, it's a great show for hard-working Americans to watch as we unwind after a long day. What's the crime in that?

If y'all really want to bitch instead, just go to one of those many immigration threads lol

16 posted on 12/19/2012 12:01:42 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: albie

Oh Lord....not at all. Why do you have to write something like that without even watching the show even once? It is actually a pretty successful show and even if it leaves today, it had a successful 8 years. God Bless CBS! The best Network on TV!!! NCIS, NCIS LA, POI, Blue Bloods, Mike and Molly, Survivor, The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife, Amazing Race, CSI NY, and so many other incredible shows. We are blessed to have wholesome TV shows that CBS provides.


17 posted on 12/19/2012 12:13:42 PM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: MinorityRepublican

this is a troll thread to promote the show. think viral promotion.

doogie poof is on it, click.


18 posted on 12/20/2012 9:10:13 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Chuzzlewit
I watched 15 minutes or so of 1 episode.. I hate this kind of comedy television..

That's where you went wrong. It's not a joke-fest where the homour is disconnected from the story. It comes from the people in it - It's not some top 40 song, easily digestible. ... It's Stairway to Heaven. (Wow, Roger Daltry just rolled over in his grave.)

There often isn't a single LOL moment in some of the best episode such as "Nothing Good Happens After 2AM" - or as Friends would title it "The One Where Lily Kneed Korean Elvis in the 'nads" (OK one LOL moment}. But that is one of the least significant incidents in the episode, which is about Ted Learning an Important Lesson.

19 posted on 12/22/2012 4:51:02 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (By doubting we come to inquiry, and through inquiry we perceive truth. -; Peter Abelard)
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