Drew Tarver Cast on How I Met Your Mother Spinoff

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Drew Tarver is on his way to CBS.

The Upright Citizens Brigade membershas landed the role of Todd on How I Met Your Dad, one of the main characters on the network's highly-anticipated How I Met Your Mother spinoff.

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The sitcom will tell the story of Sally (Greta Gerwig), her friends in New York and how she ended up meeting the father of her kids.

According to Deadline, Tarver will portray Sally's best friend and brother in law, a character outlined as kind and outgoing and someone who doesn't mind when Sally moves in to the apartment he shares with her brother.

How I Met Your Mother is one of a number of shows planning a fall spinoff.

Here's a look at what else is on tap along these lines:

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HIMYM Quotes

Barney: Ladies and gentlemen, I have in my hand a copy of tonight's Top Ten list. The category: top ten things I would've called my truck...
Ted: It was never your truck.
Barney: if Ted hadn't been a jerk and given it back.
Ted: It was a rental.
Barney: Number ten, "The Winne-Bango." Number nine, "The Pick-Up Truck." Number eight, "The Ford Explore Her." Number seven, "The You Scream Truck." You Scream. (they all laugh) Number six, "Feels on Wheels!" Hello! Number five, "The Ride Her Truck." Number four, "The 18-Squeeler." Number three, "The Esca-Laid." Number two, "The Slam-Boney." and... the number one thing I would've called my truck if Ted hadn't been a jerk and given it back... "The '69 Chevy."

Sometimes things have to fall apart to make way for better things...we're done here.

Ted