When How I Met Your Mother ended its run after nine seasons, creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas found themselves left with roomfuls of the comedy's inanimate actors: the many props used as sight gags and personal touches on set. And when a show calls it quits, its actors are notorious for raiding the closets and taking home the mementos from set they want the most. So which How I Met Your Mother actors ran off with what?
If at first you don't succeed, try cable. Which helps explain the déjà vu feeling that accompanies USA Network's new-but-kinda-familiar Playing House (Tuesday, 10/9c), starring and executive produced by real-life BFFs and partners-in-comedy Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair, who performed similar duties for the blink-and-you-missed-it NBC sitcom dud Best Friends Forever, which aired for several weeks two midseasons ago.
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Jack is back! Please spoil the return of 24! — David
Although he's been on the lam for four years, Jack comes out of hiding to stop the assassination of the U.S. president in London. And as you might guess, he's promptly captured the minute he shows his face. But Jack's not that rusty. In fact, there's a very specific reason Jack allows himself to get caught — and it involves a familiar face. Unfortunately, Kate Morgan (Yvonne Strahovski), a Bauer-esque CIA operative looking to prove her worth, wastes little time standing in the way of the blessed reunion. Say it with me: Dammit!
Please tell me Cobie Smulders is going to stay on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. full-time! — Cara
The good news:
Cobie Smulders will reprise her role as Maria Hill on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. later this month, TVGuide.com has confirmed. But when Maria returns, she won't exactly be seeing eye-to-eye with her old buddy Coulson (Clark Gregg).
Now that S.H.I.E.L.D. has been disbanded, Maria has begun working for Tony Stark and is open to finding a new way to help the world. Coulson, on the other hand, has a bit more trouble letting go of the organization, even though it hasn't always been truthful with him.
For those How I Met Your Mother fans still upset over how the series ended, there's some good news on the horizon: The complete series collection will include an alternate ending.
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