Chris Elliott signs on for father duty on 'How I Met Your Mother'
Lily, prepare to meet to your father.
Comedic actor Chris Elliott has been cast as Lily's (Alyson Hannigan) estranged father on “How I Met Your Mother,” CBS confirmed.
The show's Nov. 23 episode will flashback to Lily's troubled childhood relationship with her dad, who is considered to be a loser and a crook, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Lily and her father will be reunited in the episode at a Thanksgiving gathering hosted by Lily's grandparents.
-- Vlada Gelman (follow my TV musings on Twitter at @stayingin)