'How I Met Your Mother': Jason Segel and Alyson Hannigan discuss the show's dramatic turn


"How I Met Your Mother's" dramatic turn at the end of the Jan. 3 episode took a lot of fans by surprise. The two stars at the center of that gut-wrenching final scene, though, were happy that the show's writers trusted them to pull it off."I was honored to be able to do last week's episode," Jason Segel says. The episode, "Bad News," ended with Lily (Alyson Hannigan) telling Marshall (Segel) that his father had died. The show had played a misdirection game for much of the episode, focusing on Lily and Marshall's efforts to conceive a child before ending on the dramatic note.On Wednesday (Jan. 12), Segel and Hannigan took part in panels featuring the stars of comedies produced by 20th Century Fox TV, and they each talked a little about the storyline."They were very, very respectful about how we shot it, and I got it do it with Alyson. ... I felt like...



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