How we’ll meet Lily Aldrin Eriksen’s daddy?
At a Thanksgiving dinner party, given by Lily’s grandparents.
Comedic actor Chris Elliott.
FOX, the studio behind “How I Met Your Mother,” confirms that Elliott — who had recurring sitcom roles on both “Everybody Loves Raymond” and
“According to Jim” — will play Lily’s estranged pop, a good-for-nothing loser with a troubled past.
The episode will air in late November and likely debunk the “girls marry guys that remind them of their dad” myth.
Do you approve of this casting?