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How I Met Your Mother First Look: Welcome, John Lithgow!

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From one legendary guest-starring stint to another...

Coming off his Emmy-nominated turn as The Trinity Killer on Dexter, John Lithgow will debut as Barney's father on How I Met Your Mother this spring, making his first of two appearances on March 21.

Teases co-created Carter Bays to TV Line, which first published this photo: Barney will struggle to “reconcile who he hoped his dad would be and who his dad actually is.” We're guessing he'll also make us laugh a lot while doing so...

John Lithgow on HIMYM
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You are the love of my life. Everything I have and everything I am is yours. Forever.


You will be shocked kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever. That's why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it.

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