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Martin Short Joins 'How I Met Your Mother,' New 'Bachelor Pad' Contestant Announced & More Casting News

by Jean Bentley, posted Jun 28th 2011 11:45AM
Martin ShortMartin Short is returning to his comedy roots with a recurring role on 'How I Met Your Mother' this fall. Something tells us he's definitely not the mother.

Vulture reports that Short will fill in for Dave Foley as Marshall's new boss; Foley's new series 'How to Be a Gentleman' (also on CBS) prevents him from continuing his role.

Short got his drama fill on 'Damages' last season, and can next be seen on this season of 'Weeds,' which premiered last night.

In other TV casting news ...

Ed Begley Jr. will play an assistant medical examiner on 'Rizzoli & Isles.' His episode of the TNT show, called 'Gone,' will air Sept. 5. [THR]

'Drop Dead Diva' is adding another guest star to its impressive roster. Bruce Davison will appear as a judge in an upcoming episode. [TV Guide]

The newest 'Bachelor Pad' mystery man is ... Blake. The dentist got the boot from 'The Bachelorette' last night. [EW]

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Martin Short is horrible and As long as his role is small the show will survive.

June 29 2011 at 3:17 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Yuck. I don't find Martin Short funny. His overacting ruins every scene he is in.

June 28 2011 at 12:52 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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