‘How I Met Your Mother’ season 8 spoilers: Josh Radnor sets up premiere

We know that “How I Met Your Mother” is a comedy series, but it is also one that does not shy away from taking on tough subjects like heartache and loss — and these are both subjects that Ted Mosby knows rather well at this time.

So how is all of this going to end up impacting Ted’s new relationship with Victoria? Speaking in a new interview with E! News, Josh Radnor went on explaining just how much his character’s past is going to influence his future:

“Victoria left her German fiancé, Klaus, at the alter, hopped in my car, and we’re riding off into the sunset. Of course, because this is How I Met Your Mother, that’s not really the end of the story … Some other things happen. Some other complications [arise] from that. Because, I’ll just say this, Ted was left at the altar by a girl named Stella and so it starts to weigh on him. So that’s where the drama spins out of. From that.”

So how long will Victoria really end up staying around? That much is still a mystery. Ashley Williams is going to appear in the premiere alongside Thomas Lennon as Klaus, and but that is where the trail runs cold. We know that at some point early next year, Ted is going to have a new girlfriend who is very much a walking disaster — one played presumably by former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Abby Elliot — who is going to be the final stepping stone between his past and meeting the mother of his children.

How long do you want to see Ted stay together with Victoria this coming season? We want to hear your thoughts below! If you want to check out another episode title for the coming season, be sure to head on over to this link.

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