Watercooler: We Give Thanks for Jorge Garcia on HIMYM
Neil Patrick Harris and Jorge Garcia
Well here's something to be grateful about this week: A How I Met Your Mother worth spending the holiday with. And we have Lost's unluckiest castaway to thank for it.
Last night, Jorge Garcia dropped by HIMYM for a Thanksgiving episode packed with enough fun to make up for the past few weeks of turkeys. Or is that turturkeykeys? Whatever. Guesting as Ted and Marshall's college bud the Blitz, a hapless dude cursed to miss the coolest things after leaving events early, Garcia was a blast, giving nods to his old show (shouting out those legendary numbers and referring to his run of bad luck as being "on that island for what seems like an eternity"), while reminding us that it was his chill way with slacker comedy that made everyone love Hurley in the first place. In fact, if that J.J. Abrams prison pilot he just signed on to ends up going the way of Undercovers, we would hope that someone would snatch this guy up for a sitcom gig. After all, he spent a lot of time drenched in that tropical drama. It would be nice to see him bring the funny, full-time.
What did you think of Garcia on HIMYM? Was he a welcome guest at the gang's dinner, or is his appeal lost on you?
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