Martin Short joining ‘How I Met Your Mother’

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Martin Short, who portrayed numerous wacky characters on ‘SCTV’ and his Jiminy Glick series on Comedy Central, is joining the cast of CBS’ ‘How I Met Your Mother.’

Short is slated to play the boss of Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segel) at an environmental law film during a multi-episode arc.


Though mostly known for his comedic turns, Short last season played a dramatic role on ‘Damages’ and has also done other dramatic work on ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent.’


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