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(Pocket-lint) - This How I Met Your Mother sequel has had a long and rocky history in development, but it finally arrived on our screens almost a decade after the original.

How I Met Your Father is a Hulu Original that sees our protagonist, Sophie, telling her son the story of how she met his dad.

Much like the series from which it originates, the show is based in New York and follows a group of young friends trying to navigate their way through single life.

How I Met Your Father release date: When is the next episode coming out?

How I Met Your Father season one began streaming on January 18th 2022. Hulu released two episodes for the premiere and a new episode followed every Tuesday until the finale on Tuesday, March 15th 2022.

How many episodes are in How I Met Your Father season 1?

The first series of How I Met Your Father has 10 episodes in total, listed below are their respective US release dates:

  • Episode 1: January 18 2022
  • Episode 2: January 18 2022
  • Episode 3: January 25 2022
  • Episode 4: February 1 2022
  • Episode 5: February 8 2022
  • Episode 6: February 15 2022
  • Episode 7: February 22 2022
  • Episode 8: March 1 2022
  • Episode 9: March 8 2022
  • Episode 10: March 15 2022

How and where to watch How I Met Your Father in the US

How I Met Your Father is a Hulu original production and, as such, is exclusive to Hulu in the US.

Hulu costs $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year, it is only available in the US and is ad-supported.

For $12.99 per month, you can get ad-free viewing on Hulu.

How and where to watch How I Met Your Father in the UK

Disney, Hulu's parent company, has confirmed that How I Met Your Father will be available on Disney+, however, it's launching at a later date.

In the UK, How I Met Your Father was supposed to be available to stream from Wednesday 9th March 2022, however it has now been pushed back to Wednesday 11th May 2022.

Disney+ costs £7.99 per month in the UK or £79.90 with an annual subscription.


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Is there a trailer for How I Met Your Father?

There is indeed, and for an idea of what to expect from the series, you can watch it here:

Will there be a series 2 of How I Met Your Father?

How I Met Your Father has been renewed for a second season. What's more, it'll be double the length, bringing you 20 more episodes.

Jordan Helman, head of scripted originals for Hulu, said "The lives of these characters, as portrayed by the immensely talented cast led by Hilary Duff, are just starting to unfold and we’re thrilled to bring more of this group’s journey to our viewers with a supersized second season."

Writing by Luke Baker.
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