When Will “How I Met Your Father” Season 2 Be Released on Hulu?
How I Met Your Father, the reincarnation of the hit show How I Met Your Mother, has finally debuted after years of speculation and anticipation. The series, which is based on the same canon as the much-loved original sitcom, follows Sophie, played by Hilary Duff, as her future self tells her son about how she met his father during the 2020s in New York City.
Sophie's son is listening to this story. I am a single lady who lives in the nicest city in the world, and I can attest to the fact that the show is rather accurate. But of course, the most important thing to wonder is: Who will Sophie end up with?! Now, we'll just have to keep our fingers crossed and hope that there will be more episodes so that we can find out.
How I Met Your Father Season 2: Release Date
It took some time for this “How I Met Your Father” reboot (which shares some passing similarities with the original programme) to be approved. After being promoted to co showrunners on “This Is Us,” creators Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger first placed the project on hold.
Surprise! 🥳 You'll be seeing more great chapters in this love story because #HIMYF has been renewed for Season 2! 💚
— How I Met Your Father (@HIMYFonHulu) February 15, 2022
Although Aptaker and Berger were still in charge of the show when the official series order and season one production at Hulu occurred in 2021, that was a full three years after the show's initial airdate. The Sophie in the Hulu version portrayed by Hilary Duff and the Future Sophie portrayed by Kim Cattrall.
The second season premiere of How I Met Your Father will take place on Hulu's platform on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Each week, new episodes will be available to watch online.
The gang is back! 🙌 Season 2 of How I Met Your Father premieres on January 24! pic.twitter.com/HfCEWmSPPr
— Hulu (@hulu) December 13, 2022
In addition, the second season of How I Met Your Father will have 20 episodes, which is double the number of the first season. We also know that Hulu wants to bring the series back as quickly as possible.
Who Will Reprise Their Role in Season 2?
Like its prequel, “How I Met Your Father” presents itself as a sitcom about friends hanging out, with Sophie surrounded by her closest confidantes and possible suitors.
It would be challenging to write out a significant character or explain an actor's departure from “How I Met Your Father” due to the show's serialized nature and the complications posed by time jumps. Current plans call for the entire regular cast from Season 1 of “How I Met Your Father” to return for Season 2.
The cast of season 1 includes:
- Hilary Duff as Sophie
- Chris Lowell as Jesse
- Francia Raisa as Valentina
- Suraj Sharma as Sid
- Tom Ainsley as Charlie
- Tien Tran as Ellen
- Kim Cattrall as future Sophie
- Ashley Reyes as Hannah
- Leighton Meester as Meredith
- Josh Peck as Drew
- Stony Blyden as Jasper
What Will Be the Storyline of the Upcoming Season?
The writers and producers of series with complex plots and surprising twists are often cagey about what will happen in upcoming episodes. Season 1 of “How I Met Your Father” was notoriously difficult to follow, and the authors are continuing that trend with Season 2. Season 1 of “How I Met Your Father” left many storylines and character arcs open, but fans can probably make an educated bet as to where the show will go in Season 2.
For instance, Sophie and Jesse appeared to be moving closer to a romantic relationship before Jesse made a premature declaration of his love, which freaked him out and ended the potential relationship before it even got started. Now Sophie has second thoughts but it's too late because Jesse appears to have reconciled with his ex-girlfriend.
Meanwhile, Sid and Hannah got married, Valentina and Charlie have tentatively broken up over fundamental differences, and Sophie meets Ian, the person she almost dated in the pilot episode. Season 2 of “How I Met Your Father” will have to deal with the fallout from these revelations somehow.
How I Met Your Father Season 1 Reviews
How I Met Your Father ranked as the fifth most popular new show for the week of March 12, 2022 – March 18, 2022, as reported by Parrot Analytics, which analyses consumer engagement across consumer research, streaming, downloads, and social media.
Based on 45 reviews, the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 38% approval rating and an average score of 5.0 out of 10. The critical consensus on the website reads, “How I Met Your Father takes great pains to update its predecessor's formula for a modern audience, but this stilted retread only amounts to a painful slog.”
A weighted average of 19 reviews gave the film a 49 on Metacritic, signifying “mixed or average reviews.”
How I Met Your Father Season 2: Trailer
If you're the sort who needs evidence before making a decision, have no fear; we have you covered. The trailer, which has a TON of cameos, was released by Hulu. In addition to Josh Peck and Leighton Meester, this season will have guest appearances from Mark Consuelos, Constance Marie, John Corbett, and Meghan Trainor.
You can see them in the teaser down below, which also provides us a little glimpse at what happens next to Sophie and the crew as they navigate the dating scene.