Martin Short joins Conan O’Brien on Serious Jibber-Jabber
Our show insiders confirm that the SCTV alum will join the HIMYM cast next fall in a recurring, multi-episode role as Marshall’s new boss. It’s the first extended comedy role Short has tackled for American TV since his 2001 to 2003 Comedy Central series Primetime Glick; he did a dramatic turn on the last season of Damages.
Short takes the place of Dave Foley (who played a potential boss of Marshall’s in the finale but had another series as priority). No word on whether he’ll play the same character or a brand new one.