We weren't even there and we were cheering, too!
And it sure seems like no one was complaining of the choice of Ben for Batman then!
Check it all out in the video (above) !!!
There were definitely some mixed feelings about the How I Met Your Mother finale.
But Alyson Hannigan thinks there was a pivotal scene cut that would have changed fans' minds about where the series went. She said:
"But [the full script] was also much more heart-wrenching, which maybe people wouldn’t have liked. Honestly, if you saw [that] cut, it would be even more heart-wrenching than what the finale was. They were like, 'No. It’s just too gut-wrenching.' And I was like, 'That’s what I want. I want my heart ripped out and slammed on the floor and, like, stomped on!'"
So what was the biggest cut from that script? SPOILER ALERT!
The mother's funeral. Alyson said:
"[That] would have been better for the audience, so that then they can process, 'Oh, [Ted] mourned. He got closure' — and then they’d be happy that [he and Robin] got together. Rather than be like, 'Oh, wait. She died? What? They're together, huh?' And credits. That's what I think was too fast."
Maybe it would have helped, but it's too late to tell now. Too bad they can't include that one on the DVD!
What do U think, HIMYM fans? Would that have made the ending any better?
[Image via CBS.]