How I Met Your Mother will bring back John Lithgow of final season

 
John-Lithgow-InsertThe season premiere of the CBS fall comedy ‘How I Met Your Mother’ won’t air for a few more weeks, but you can still get ready for it by knowing what’s in store for your favorite characters. CBS has confirmed that actor John Lithgow, who appeared on the show earlier as Barney’s (Neil Patrick Harris) father, will be coming back in the last season at some point to meet up with his estranged son once again.
 
CBS made the announcement earlier today (Monday) more details about the final season are sure to be released as we crawl closer and closer to the premiere date. We do know that almost all of the last season, will center around the marriage of two of the main characters on the show.
 
Also set to return is Wayne Brady and fans will get to see Sherri Shepherd and Ellie Kemper make their appearances on the series. And while he has thus far only signed for one episode of the ninth season, there is room for additional appearances. Fans of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ will get all of their questions answered when the final season premieres Monday, September 23, with special one-hour episode.