Carter Bays on 'HIMYM' Bombshell: The Baby's Father Will Be Revealed Soon

Carter Bays  on 'HIMYM' Bombshell: The Baby's Father Will Be Revealed Soon

Claiming that there are more revelations to come, the show's executive producer says they are using 'this device a little bit to set the stage for a bigger story.'

The latest twist on "How I Met Your Mother" will be unraveled soon. After the November 21 episode left viewers with a cliffhanger as [SPOILER ALERT!] Robin says she is pregnant, executive producer Carter Bays says that people's curiousity about the baby's father will be "settled pretty quickly."

Robin's pregnancy, according to Bays, is just a small part of a bigger story that would come on the CBS sitcom. "I would say the wheels of fate are not done turning for these characters, and it's definitely a big surprise, but there's more to come," he gushes. "This little story isn't over yet. I almost feel weird commenting on anything just yet because there are more revelations in store."

"New questions will arise and I feel like, this story, we are using this device a little bit to set the stage for a bigger story that is setting up the events of the rest of the series which, I guess we do a lot. It's a pretty tumultuous show. This in particular is going to lead to kind of a reshuffling of the group. Not necessarily in this next episode, but this episode will set things in motion for that," Bays goes on explaining.

Some of the "revelations" to come include a wedding, a death, a delivery and the identity of the titular mama. According to TVLine, all of those will be addressed after Becki Newton arrives as Quinn, Barney's new love interest.

"We can't give any details on her character just yet, except that she marries Barney before getting eaten by a crocodile in the shocking season finale right after Ted meets the mother and Lily gives birth to a baby boy weighing 7 lbs., 8 oz. And that's all we can reveal at this time," Bays spills the beans on Quinn.

Newton will first appear in a January episode and recur throughout the currently airing season 7 of the comedy series.


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    legand wait for it d
    Jun 15, 2012

    you know,after barney broke up with nora to be with robin i was like oh you poor thing. Then when i realised robin didn't break up with kevin i was really pissed off at her. I just broke down(yes i cried) by sseing the look on barney's face. I 'm starting to dislike robin a whole lot!i'm not happy with barneyxnora or barneyxrobin but it's no surprise he'll end up with her.

    Not Impressed
    May 02, 2012

    Thanks to this I can stop watching HIMYM. Robin and Barney NOT getting married kinda kills the whole happy- friendship-family thing the show had going. But poor Robin, barren and alone. . . .

    Apr 19, 2012

    no nonononono no no no nononono nono..BAY you cannot do this to me NOO..nonono... No es posible!..nobody can marry Barney except Robin..They must together

    Apr 19, 2012

    nooo..barney must marrying robin..if not the story suck

    Barney my love
    Dec 05, 2011

    Quinn is not supposed to be in this season this was supposed to be the season were Robin and Barney have a baby and get married

    Nov 28, 2011

    What a new love interest for Barney? Fools, that is supposed to be Robin. Stop adding UNNECCESARY twists and turns and tell the story with a bit more poise.

    Nov 23, 2011

    Nooo go away Quinn

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