'HIMYM' Recap: John Lithgow Is Barney's 'Legenddaddy,' Or Is He?

HIMYM returned with a new episode last night after a few weeks of reruns, and if that wasn’t exciting enough, it was revealed that Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) would finally meet his estranged father.

Equally exciting was the news that Barney’s father, Jerry, would be played by John Lithgow. The classically trained actor has proven his range with comedic roles like Dick on 3rd Rock From the Sun and serious ones like his award winning performance as the Trinity Killer on Showtime’s Dexter, and seems like a perfect choice for HIMYM.

The episode started in typical HIMYM fashion by starting at the end of the story and then letting us know how it got to this point. Ted (Josh Radnor), Marshall (Jason Segel), Lily (Alyson Hannigan), and Robin (Cobie Smulders) confront Barney for an intervention, but for what? Read More...



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