Hilary Duff‘s two worlds collided within the March 7 episode How I Met Your Father, which featured a callback to her days on Lizzie McGuire. Through the episode, Hilary’s Sophie recollects her worst Valentine’s Day expertise, which seems to be from the beloved Disney Channel present, as footage performs of Hilary’s Lizzie flirting on the telephone along with her boyfriend Ronnie, within the Lizzie McGuire episode “First Kiss.”
Sadly, the Lizzie McGuire flashback was short-lived, since Sophie’s pals cease her from persevering with the story. The temporary glimpse at Hilary’s days on Lizzie McGuire was such a welcome shock for followers, because the deliberate reboot was scrapped by Disney+.
So, are you questioning how that Lizzie McGuire cameo scene cameo to be? HIMYF government producers Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker advised Leisure Weekly the episode’s author, Amy-Jo Perry, got here up with the thought, and so they instantly reached out to Hilary about it.
“All of us liked it, however the very first thing we needed to do was instantly hearth off a textual content to Hilary and be like, ‘How do you're feeling about this?’ ” Elizabeth stated. “And she or he’s the most effective — if she thinks it’s humorous, she completely is on board. It took her all of 10 seconds to be like, ‘Sure, clearly, now we have to try this,’ ” she added.
Isaac revealed to EW that they didn’t should get permission to make use of the Lizzie McGuire footage “as a result of Lizzie was a Disney Channel present and we work for Walt Disney Tv, so it’s all the identical massive company umbrella. That makes all of it very, very seamless.”
As for the Lizzie McGuire reboot that by no means occurred, Elizabeth stated that the cameo scene within the How I Met Your Mom spinoff collection gave followers “a tiny style of what they didn’t get with that reboot.” She added, “We simply try to give all people each expertise they'll ever dream of. That was actually enjoyable to do.”
Lizzie McGuire aired on Disney Channel from 2001 to 2004 and in addition spawned the 2003 theatrical movie The Lizzie McGuire Film. A reboot collection was within the works on Disney+ again in 2020, starring Hilary and the unique solid. Two episodes had been filmed, earlier than the venture was scrapped when Hilary and Disney disagreed with the path they needed to take her character in.
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