Canadians Are Cool With How I Met Your Mother’s Relentless Canadian Jokes

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In an article about HIMYM, which has 700,000 viewers in Canada, the CanWest news service addressed the show's constant teasing of its Canuck character, Robin Scherbatsky, played by actual Canadian Cobie Smulders, quoting her co-star Neil Patrick Harris: "By the end of (last) season, Cobie was like, 'All right, dudes, enough with the Canadian jokes." The article is good-humored about the whole thing, though its writer couldn't help but throw in a mention of Canada's Stanley Cup win and the writer even makes a national self-deprecating joke about the Stanley Cup.
How I Met Your Mother Going Strong Thanks to Plenty of Canadian Jokes [Canada.com]