Show Guide: 'How I Met Your Father'

Post by: AYS Staff

Synopsis: n the near future, Sophie (Duff) is telling her son the story of how she met his father: a story that catapults us back to the present where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options. (Courtesy Hulu, 2022)

The Cast:
Hilary Duff as Sophie
Christopher Lowell as Jessie
Francia Raisa as Valentina
Tom Ainsley as Charlie
Tien Tran as Ellen
Suraj Sharma as Sid
Kim Cattrall as Future Sophie
Daniel Augustin as Ian
Ashley Reyes as Hannah
Josh Peck as Drew

Production Credits:
How I Met Your Father is written by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. Executive producers for How I Met Your Father include Aptaker, Berger, Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, Pam Fryman, and Adam Londy. Duff will serve as a producer. How I Met Your Father is a production of 20th Television.

The Episodes:
Season One Episode Guide (Hulu)
1-01 Pilot--01/18/2022
After a slew of let-down Tinder dates, Sophie meets the seemingly perfect guy. Meanwhile, her roommate, Valentina, returns home from London Fashion Week with a sexy souvenir. An Uber-related phone mishap leads them to an eclectic new group of friends.
Written by: Emily Spivey, Isaac Aptaker, Craig Thomas, Carter Bays, Elizabeth Berger
3Guest stars: Leighton Meester as Meredith; Joyce Greenleaf as Alison and David Terry as Evan.
1-02 FOMO--01/18/2022
Determined to try and live in the moment, Sophie and the gang head to an exclusive new club for a wild night out. Valentina has doubts about her relationship with Charlie. Sid pushes Jesse to be open to love. Ellen tries her luck with women at the club.
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1-03 The Fixer--01/25/2022
While helping Jesse take photos for his new Tinder profile, Sophie feels sparks with someone unexpected. Valentina helps Sid with his long distance relationship. Ellen and Charlie go apartment hunting.

1-04 Dirrty Thirty--02/01/2022
Sophie discovers that hosting her thirtieth birthday party is almost as stressful as turning thirty. Jesse and Ellen struggle to relate as siblings. Val and Charlie spice things up. Sid shows off a new piece of bling.

1-05 The Good Mom--02/08/2022
An unexpected visit from Sophie's mom heightens Val's concern for her friend. Charlie helps Jesse and Sid face past traumas. A culinary quest leads Ellen to someone new.

1-06 Stacey--02/15/2022
Sophie feels haunted by her boyfriend's ex. Sid and Hannah hash out an old argument. Charlie and Ellen host a dinner party.

1-07 Rivka Rebel--02/22/2022
Valentina helps Sophie with an unexpected career opportunity. Jesse and Sid struggle with procrastination. Charlie seeks out a nasty Yelp reviewer.

1-08 The Perfect Shot--03/01/2022
Sophie and Jesse navigate a day in the life of an artist. Valentina retaliates against her boss. Sid and Ellen deal with an unexpected visitor.

1-09 Jay Street--03/08/2022
A parental wrench is thrown into Sophie's plan for the day. Jesse deals with the aftermath of a truth bomb. Charlie tries to get the gang excited about soccer.

1-10 Timing Is Everything--03/15/2022
Sophie gets romantic advice from someone who's been through it all. Valentina and Charlie face a tough crossroads. Jesse makes a choice.

Season Two Episode Guide (Hulu)
2-01 Cool And Chill--01/24/2023
After Sophie’s gallery show and Ian’s arrival, Sid and Hannah host an impromptu wedding reception at Pemberton’s. Jesse grapples with his decisions and confides in Ellen about Meredith.
Written By: Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger
Directed By: Pamela Fryman

2-02 Midwife Crisis--01/31/2022
As she waits for the gallery to call, Sophie lands a gig she lied to get and enlists Val to help. Jesse forces Sid and Meredith to work out their differences.
Written By: Daniel Libman and Matthew Libman
Directed By: Pamela Fryman

2-03 The Reset Button--02/07/2023
After selling her portrait, Sophie recruits Jesse to help her impress the buyers. Val and Ellen go on a double date. Charlie forces a reluctant Sid and Hannah into a double date in reaction to Val.
Written By: Don Diego
Directed By: Pamela Fryman

2-04 Pathetic Deirdre--02/14/2023
Sophie and Val question where they are in their careers and reach out to an old friend. Jesse and Meredith make a tour announcement video.
Written By: Amelie Gillette
Directed By: Pamela Fryman

2-05 Ride Or Die--02/21/2023
Sophie and Val have conflicting feelings about brunch with Val’s parents. The gang attends Jesse’s Long Island show.
Written By: Owen Ellickson
Directed By: Pamela Fryman

2-06 Universal Therapy--02/28/2023
Sophie encounters an obstacle with a new beau. Ellen uses her new job insurance to see a therapist. Jesse gives Valentina a hand at work while Sid and Charlie try to sell terrible wine.
Written By: Christopher Encell
Directed By: Michael Shea

2-07 A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Valentine’s Day--03/07/2023
The gang recounts their worst Valentine's Day experiences in order to cheer up Ellen.
Written By: Amy-Jo Perry
Directed By: Pamela Fryman

2-08 Rewardishment--03/14/2023
Jesse and Sid introduce the gang to an old college ritual. They all spend the next 48 hours attempting to complete various tasks in order to achieve a group "rewardishment."
Written By: Jeremy Roth 
Directed By: Phill Lewis


2-10 I'm His Swish--
Sophie dates an older man, which encourages Jesse, Sid, and Charlie to take better care of themselves. Sophie and Val battle over who gets the apartment for date night. 
Written By: M. Dickson 
Directed By: Anthony Rich 

2-11 Daddy--
Logline: Sophie goes to Robert's country house for the weekend. The gang celebrates Lost & Found Box Day at Pemberton's. 
Written By:  Issac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger 
Directed By: Pamela Fryman




2-15 Working Girls--06/13/2023
Sophie and Ellen get assigned to a work project together. Sid surprises Hannah in LA. Charlie and Val try to make the most of their time with Jesse after he gets a bad psychic reading. 
Written by: Daniel Libman & Matthew Libman
Directed by: Pamela Fryman

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