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'How I Met Your Mother' scoop: Victoria isn't the only face returning this season...

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It looks like Victoria and the Slutty Pumpkin aren’t the only blasts from How Met Your Mother’s past that we’ll be seeing this season…

 EW has learned that Chris Elliott, Wayne Brady, Frances Conroy, and Bill Fagerbakke will be returning for the Oct. 24 episode, titled “Noretta.” Elliott will reprise his role as Lily’s estranged father, Mickey, while Conroy and Brady will reprise their roles as Barney’s mother and brother (just as I’d hoped!). Most interestingly, Marshall’s deceased father, played by Fagerbakke, is also scheduled to appear in the episode – although it is not immediately clear in what capacity he will return.

This sounds like quite the family affair, readers! Theories/guesses on what brings them all together?

Read more:
‘How I Met Your Mother’ scoop: Barney, Robin, Ted storyline will ‘take a few episodes to explode,’ says boss
‘How I Met Your Mother’ casts Katie Holmes as the ‘Slutty Pumpkin’

Originally posted October 6 2011 — 1:45 PM EDT


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