‘How I Met Your Mother’ Creators Apologize After ‘Racist’ Backlash

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Monday night’s episode of How I Met Your Mother (Jan. 13) wasn’t exactly LOL-friendly. Viewers called out the show’s racist jokes on an episode titled “Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmara,” where the show’s characters prolonged Ted Mosby and Barney Stinson’s slap competition. While the creators intended to pay homage to kung-fu and included dojo attire, it instead left viewers offended. The show’s co-creator, Craig Thomas, tweeted his apologies:

How I Met Your Mother will end its ninth and final season in March. Photo Credit: Asamnews