‘How I Met Your Mother Preview: Marshall Prepares for “Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra”
'How I Met Your Mother' didn't close out 2013 with quite the same midseason oomph as the previous year, but will the long-awaited "Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra" pick things up enough in time for 'HIMYM''s March series finale? Preview the final slaps in the first photos and footage of 'How I Met Your Mother''s 2014 premiere!
Judging by the photos and extended promo that emerged from CBS today, it looks as if we'll be in for a more flashback heavy installment as Marshall undergoes extensive training to deliver the final slaps as painfully as possible, even taking on Robin as a guide. Here's what CBS had to say of the first 2014 installment, which promises a "slappy new year" to us all:
MARSHALL PREPARES TO DELIVER BARNEY HIS FINAL SLAP, ON THE FINAL SEASON OF "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER," MONDAY, JAN. 13
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"Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmara" — In an attempt to deliver a devastating final slap to Barney, Marshall explains how he mastered the Slap of A Million Exploding Suns, on the final season of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Monday, Jan. 13.
We've included the full promo and photo set above and below, but what do you think? Will "Slapsgiving 3" put 'How I Met Your Mother''s ninth and final season on the right foot for 2014? What threads do you want to see wrapped up before the end?