An American sitcom that is a spinoff of one of the most iconic sitcoms of all times, How I Met Your Mother, How I Met Your Father tickles the audience’s funny bones and has managed to be the recipient of glowing reviews and a lot of fan following. To know more about How I met your Father Season 2, continue to read on.
Because it’s a spin-off, a lot of the fanbase of How I Met Your Mother have watched and loved it, but it still shines through as a comedy-drama series on its own, without relying on its parent sitcom way too much. The sitcom brings back those nostalgic days for the ’90s kids, making them walk down memory lane because that’s when they used to watch How I Met Your Mother.
How I Met Your Father Season 2 Release Date
How I Met Your Father premiered on the streaming platform Hulu, on January 18, 2022. To the delight of the fans, the series was renewed for a second season in February 2022. The first season consisted of 10 episodes, with the running time of each episode being approximately 22-25 minutes each. Internationally, the show was released and streamed on Star on March 9, 2022.
While the first season did receive acclaim from viewers and critics alike, it also met with some criticism too. Rotten Tomatoes reported a 36% approval rating for the American sitcom spin-off, with an average rating of 5/10, based on 42 critic reviews.
Metacritic assigned a score of 48 out of 100 based on 18 critics. The mixed reviews reception of How I Met Your Father was very much sweet and sour, with criticism being directed at How I Met Your Father at the fact that it was merely attempting to capitalize on How I Met Your Mother’s success and nostalgia present in the viewers, without offering anything substantially new or fresh to the storyline and the way the plot unfolds. Still, many liked the show and thus it has been renewed for a second season.
How I Met Your Father Season 2 Storyline
The American sitcom series revolves around the main protagonist Sophie and her band of friends with the backdrop of New York City’s Manhattan. In a fast forward to the year 2050, Sophie is shown explaining to her future son how she met his father. We see this, through flashbacks in the show to the year 2022, January 2022 to be precise, and the events which led to Sophie meeting her son’s father and how they ultimately had him. With dramatic twists and turns sprinkled with comic relief and funny dialogues to tickle one’s funny bones, How I Met Your Father’s first season ended with a lot of shocking revelations and twists.
How I Met Your Father Season 2 Cast
The American sitcom series boasts of a stellar cast. The second season will most likely have the same cast as its predecessor. Fans are excited and beyond ecstatic for it, especially due to the fact that the identity of the Father may be revealed. The father can be from the cast of season one or a new person- anything can happen and that mysterious factor adds a certain about of thrill and speculation about who the mystery man, the father, will be.
The main cast of the series is as follows, cast who are likely to appear in season two as well-
The very acclaimed and talented actress Hilary Duff plays the leading character and the protagonist of the show, playing the character Sophie. Another famous actress, Kim Cattrall narrates the story of How I Met Your Father to her son, Future Sophie in the year 2050. Christopher Lowell is also a member of the sitcom series and its star-studded cast. The famous and stellar actor stars in the role of Jesse in How I Met Your Father. Another big-name actress, Francia Raisa plays the role of Valentina, the best friend of Sophie and is likely to return in the second season of the show.
Suraj Sharma also stars in this sitcom and plays the role of Sid, a roommate of Jesse who is likely to appear in season two as well. Tom Ainsley stars in the sitcom in the role of Charlie who is in a chaotic relationship with Valentina, who is most likely to reprise the role in season two as well. Last but definitely not least, Tien Tran plays the role of Jesse’s sister, Ellen, and will appear in season two too maybe. Despite the main cast from season one, the second season might have new additions too but we do not know anything concrete about the same yet.
How I Met Your Father Season 2 Trailer
The Hulu sitcom How I Met Your Father has been renewed for a second season as mentioned before, but we still await the exact date when it will be aired or be available on streaming OTT platforms. The season one finale which was released on March 14 aroused many speculations as to what season two will behold in the future and how the story of How I Met Your Father will move ahead. Till now, no trailer has been dropped though the fans are eagerly waiting for it. There is speculations and hopes of the trailer being released in mid-December, but nothing has been set in stone yet.
How I Met Your Father Season 2 Plot
The way season one wrapped up the story and concluded it gave way to a lot of theories and speculations about the storyline season two will follow. Some think that How I Met Your Father season two may finally unveil the father while some think the plot will move forward if the makers plan on continuing the series even further, just like its parent series, How I Met Your Mother.
Where to watch How I Met Your Father Season 2
Fans can stream the show’s first season and the second when it gets released on OTT streaming platforms like Hulu.