Josh Radnor on HIMYM Finale: The Whole Show Was a 'Fake-Out!' Gotcha!Lindy West4/01/14 8:20pm975EditPromoteGo to permalinkHeyo! In an interview today, Josh Radnor—How I Met Your Mother's melancholic wandering penis—revealed that the whole show was just one 9-year long-con to trick you into caring about some dead lady! Nailed it! MAN, YOU GUYS SURE WERE STUPID FOR FALLING FOR THAT PRANK.