HIMYM Creators Bays ’97, Thomas ’97 Speak about Wesleyan, TV during Family Weekend

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As part of Family Weekend, Craig Thomas ’97, left, and Carter Bays ’97, creators of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother?, participated in a conversation Sept. 27 in Memorial Chapel.

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Thomas and Bays are series creators and writer-producers for the show.

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During their conversation, the alumni spoke about their experiences at Wesleyan, their experiences in television and with HIMYM. Scott Higgins, associate professor of film studies, moderated the event.

From left, Scott Higgins, Craig Thomas, Jeanine Basinger, and Carter Bays.

From left, Scott Higgins, Craig Thomas, Jeanine Basinger, and Carter Bays.

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The alumni welcomed questions from the audience.

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Carter Bays mingled with Wesleyan students and families at a reception in Daniel Family Commons. (Photos by John Van Vlack)