How I Met Your Mother: Alternate Ending to Be Included on DVD — “Happy” Finale For Fans?
A "happy ending" may be coming for How I Met Your Mother fans who felt the chosen finale was not legendary enough.
HIMYM ended its series run last week with Robin and Barney divorcing, The Mother dying, and Ted ending up back with Robin. If you didn't like how that turned out, maybe you'll like the alternate version included in the upcoming DVD release.
Show co-creator Carter Bays tweeted on April 4:
"If you didn’t like the finale, I guess that happens. We tried something and it didn’t connect with you. I hope we’re still friends. So anyway, here’s a bit of news: 16 days ago today we were in the HIMYM edit room, trying to decide between two very different endings. We only shot one script, but through edit room magic we had two possible outcomes for the series. We chose the ending we chose and we stand by it. But we loved the other version too. We’re going to include that version on the Complete Series DVD as an alternate finale to How I Met Your Mother."
He also shared a photo of the collection, which will come out this fall. He didn't share details on the alternate finale, but a source described it to Deadline as a "happy ending."
Is that enough to make you want to check it out? Did you like the original ending or do you feel like you've wasted years of your life?