Neil Patrick Harris explains why Barney won’t show up in How I Met Your Father

Neil Patrick Harris has announced that he will not be making an appearance on the new Hulu sitcom How I Met Your Father. For nine seasons, Neil Patrick Harris played womanizer Barney Stinson on the hit CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, which also starred Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, and Josh Radnor