“How I Met Your Step-Mother’s” final episode aired Monday night to record ratings. The Los Angeles Times reports that the show was the highest-rated among viewers aged 18-49 with more than 12.9 million viewers. The farewell was also a series best.
Ted finally revealed to his two children after nine seasons of twists and turns how he met their mother, but that wasn’t the only revelation.
SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading now if you haven’t seen it.
While it had been a long-time theory among fans, last night’s episode revealed that the mother, played by Cristin Milioti, had actually died from an unknown illness and Ted ended the story before going to find his one true love, Robin.
Let’s just say it didn’t go over too well with some of the viewers.
In fact, one YouTube user decided to completely reimagine the ending.”
Fans react to "How I Met Your Step-Mother" finale
The CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Step-Mother" ended Monday night after nine seasons to mixed reactions. Check out what some have to say about the series finale:
Some fans thought the finale was great:
Meanwhile, some fans' reactions ranged from dismay to anger--bitter, bitter anger: