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TELEVISION STAR ALAN THICKE TO GUEST STAR AS HIMSELF ON "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER"
LOS ANGELES, October 8 - Alan Thicke ("Growing Pains") will guest star as himself in an upcoming episode titled "The Rough Patch" of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER to be broadcast on the CBS Television Network.
After Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) hit a rough patch in their relationship, Lily (Alyson Hannigan) tries to break them up, calling in Alan Thicke for help. Thicke previously guest starred on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER as Robin's father in her music video "Sandcastles in the Sand."
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, a comedy about Ted and how he fell in love, all with the help of his friends as they try to navigate life, love and becoming adults in New York City, stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris and Cobie Smulders. Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Pamela Fryman are executive producers for Twentieth Century Fox Television.
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER is broadcast Mondays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
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