"How I Met Your Mother" Season 9 is expected to air a new episode on Monday night (Dec. 2) on CBS. But the spoiler mill has something more for HIMYM fans. According to sitcom co-creator Craig Thomas, Cristin Milioti should at least get an Emmy nomination for an upcoming special episode.
Josh Radnor as Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother. Radnor arrives for the premiere of the film "Liberal Arts" during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 22, 2012. (REUTERS)
Spoiler alert: This feature contains minor HIMYM spoilers. Watch How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Episode 12, "Rehearsal Dinner" on CBS. This episode airs Monday night, Dec. 2. Avoid clicking "watch online" links in the hopes of finding a leaked episode. Spammers thrive in heightened anticipation.
"If (Cristin Milioti) doesn't get nominated for a guest Emmy for this episode, I don't know what one has to do to get that," HIMYM co-creator and showrunner Craig Thomas told TV Line. Thomas was gushing about the sitcom's 200th episode aka How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Episode 16, "How Your Mother Met Me."
Cristin Milioti has not been a large part of the show's final season, so far. Many fans are complaining about this, but the showrunners have something sweet ahead. Apparently, the 200th episode is a "mother special."
'How I Met Your Mother' Season 9 Spoilers, What More to Expect
Here's a short list of what's coming up for Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris), Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders), Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segel), and Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan). Cristin Milioti's titular mother role has yet to be named, but the showrunners promise the viewers will find it out before the HIMYM series finale.
- An absolutely eventful rehearsal dinner - The search for a bass player - The future Mrs Mosby meets Marshall Eriksen - A 'Slapsgiving Slappoinment' - Robin Scherbatsky's mom makes it, after all - Marshall Eriksen walks 5 miles - The future Mrs Mosby meets Robin - The future Mrs Mosby meets Ted (Story told from the mother's POV) - The culmination of the season-long wedding weekend
Fans are hoping that How I Met Your Mother co-creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays would reveal the truth and deets of the Pineapple Incident. But for now, it's enough to know there is one big episode in 2014 that will really bring the future Mrs Mosby so close to the show's fans.
WATCH: How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Episode 12 in Still Photos Sneak Peeks [VIDEO]
How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Episode 12, "Rehearsal Dinner," is the first of the three episodes that will be aired ahead of HIMYM's 200th episode.
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