Several years after the final episode of “How I Met Your Mother,” Josh Radnor, the interpreter of Ted Mosby, returned to the controversial finale of the series. The actor thinks he knows why he has divided the fans so much …
Like a lot of people, you hated the finale of How I Met Your Mother? Josh Radnor, the interpreter of Ted Mosby in the cult sitcom broadcast between 2005 and 2014, believes he knows why the conclusion of the show so divided the fans … and unlikely that his theory will be unanimous!
WARNING, SPOILERS: If you haven’t completed HIMYM yet, don’t read the rest of this article!
At the microphone of Bob Saget in his Here For You podcastJosh Radnor says it is fan anger that is at the heart of the misunderstanding that followed the How I Met Your Mother finale. In it, two important moments: we learn that the famous “mother” is no longer of this world and Ted gets back into a relationship with Robin (Cobie Smulders).
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“Anger is an easier emotion than grief. People were more comfortable being angry than being sad. “, says the 46-year-old actor. “People were sad to see their favorite show stop, and they were sad that it didn’t end the way they wanted it to. The creators of the show wanted people to feel a sense of sadness, or loss, and not everyone was ready for it. “
According to Josh Radnor, for fans to accept the ending of How I Met Your Mother, time needs to do a little more. “I think it takes more time”, he says. “I don’t feel at all that the finale dampened the enthusiasm for the show. In fact, I think the show, in general, is more fashionable than it is. ‘never was. “
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