Time travel Spoilers indicate Ted and Barney will have another encounter with the Coat Check Girl (Jayma Mays) for a Season 1 episode aired seven years ago, "Okay Awesome."
The return of the Captain again The Captain will return to wreak havoc in Lily's domestic life. The show runners did not make the Captain-Lily connection on a whim. He was just instrumental to shaking up her career and changing things up in the show's dynamics.
Barney's Apartment For Sale Robin will make Barney decide to let go of his apartment. But he has certain conditions. Read even more spoilers for this episode, episode 19 "The Fortress" right here!
Bachelorette's Party for Robin. We know Barney will be celebrating big, but now we know what the girls will be getting up to! Robin will be having a little naughty night with her girlfriends, and perhaps a-so called sexy guest appearance. Who could it be?
Season final episode will be titled.. "Something New" (May 13) following the 2nd last episode titled "Something Old" (airing May 6 and featuring the return of Robin's dad, played by Ray Wise). Don't get your hopes up though to finally see the long-anticipated nuptials of Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders). "I don't want to necessarily promise the wedding," executive producer Carter Bays says. "It's more complex than that."
What to expect in the upcoming season finale.. Carter Bays describes the final to have "some earth-shaking events, including some new tidbits about the mother."
It will take place during the week leading up to the scheduled wedding:
- Barney and Robin connect in a sweet way
- Marshall takes his first trip with baby Marvin to see Grandma in Minnesota
- Lily gets offered a new job;
- And Ted makes a big decision that "will end the series as we know it," Bays says. "We're going to be taking some surprising risks with time. The finale is almost like a pilot for the new series that the ninth [and final] season becomes."
Are you excited to be so close to finding out who the mother is? Will the wedding go ahead? And what earth-shaking event will occur during this season's finale? Could the mother be revealed for the ninth season's new direction?