Image Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesI am so ready for fall TV to be in full swing. Among my most anticipated returns? How I Met Your Mother. And now with news that Jennifer Morrison has a long-term arc on the show? Well, be still my heart. Anyone who could make the judge-y, uptight Cameron on House as lovable as Morrison made her can definitely win over Ted Mosby, architect.
Last season of HIMYM was a mixed bag, and one thing the show has had a hard time with as of late was making Ted the romantic hero we’ve longed for him to be. Early on, the show gave us reason to believe that Ted really would be a good husband and father — Victoria? Robin? These seemed like lucky ladies. But we haven’t seen enough of that side of Ted recently; his relationship with Stella and subsequent jilting never felt fully earned, and his flirtation with Rachel Bilson was more frustrating than anything else. I’m officially ready to root for Ted in a romantic capacity. Really, really ready.
What about you, PopWatchers? Do you think Morrison is up to the task? What do you hope happens this season on HIMYM?