‘How I Met Your Mother’: An Important Robin-Ted Scene Was Cut From the Finale

by Jeremy Spirogis
Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders laughing.

It’s protected to say the How I Met Your Mother finale stirred outrage inside the fanbase. While some HIMYM followers have been thrilled that Robin and Ted lastly ended up collectively after many years of the hopeless romantic chasing after his dream lady, others felt as if years of character improvement had been destroyed in a matter of minutes due to their courtship. Could a deleted scene between Robin and Ted have saved the infamous finale? Keep studying to search out out. 

Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders laughing.
Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders | Jim Spellman/WireImage

Why have been followers so dissatisfied with the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ finale?

HIMYM followers who hated the ultimate episode of the sequence argued that the entire premise of the present was centered round how Ted met the mom. Since we discover out within the pilot episode that Robin is not actually the mother, followers felt totally perplexed as to why she could be the individual he finally ends up with. Fans have been additionally upset as a result of Tracy, (the precise mom,) received minimal display screen time and was killed off from the present in a matter of seconds. 

Another purpose followers weren’t pleased with the ending was as a result of the sequence spent a large chunk of time creating Robin’s relationship with Barney. People grew to like the connection between the unsuspecting characters, and felt it was completely pure for the 2 to finish up collectively.

 The characters are each extraordinarily unbiased, each worth work as a high precedence, and are mutually scared of dedication. As a pair, they needed the identical issues which was definitely not the case with Robin and Ted. In reality, that’s the explanation why Ted and Robin broke up within the first place. 

Because your complete closing season revolved round Barney and Robin’s wedding ceremony, followers didn’t perceive why, in any case that effort, they wouldn’t even find yourself collectively.    

What occurred within the deleted scene?

As the sequence progressed, it grew to become an increasing number of evident that Robin had misplaced all of her romantic emotions for Ted. While she really cherished Barney, she flat out admitted to Ted that she now not had emotions for him.

 Yet within the deleted scene that was minimize from the finale, we study that Robin has been excited about Ted for years, always questioning “What if?”

Robin makes it clear within the deleted scene that she nonetheless longs for Ted. This little second may have modified the entire recreation for followers by justifying Ted and Robin ending up collectively. 

Josh Radnor’s ideas on the deleted scene/finale

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Regarding the deleted scene, Josh Radnor (who performs Ted) spoke on the topic in an interview with Vulture.

 “It was a scene after they ran into each other on the street. They had lunch the next day. I don’t want to go too much into it because they obviously cut it for a reason, but I thought it was a really sweet and sad and funny scene. It also talked about Robin having a run-in with a bull in Spain. They’re so densely packed, these episodes, and they’re always long. We shot more than could be in the episode, which we always do, so some stuff has to go.” 

Expressing his opinion on the finale as an entire, he informed Vulture that a part of what makes the sequence stand out is that they lead you a technique after which they pull you again. He says, “You think you’re watching one thing in an episode and then it turns out you’re watching something completely different. I think that the twists in the finale were in keeping with that.” 

He additionally believes that it doesn’t matter what they did within the closing episode, folks would nonetheless be extraordinarily opinionated about it. Even if the finale didn’t find yourself the way in which it did, he nonetheless believes some folks would have been “thrilled” whereas others would have been “upset,” and the truth that individuals are so enthusiastic concerning the finale “speaks to something really great.”

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