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WATCH: Cobie Smulders revives ‘How I Met Your Mother’ character to sing ‘Let’s All Stay at Home’

/ 04:25 PM May 08, 2020
Cobie Smulders as Robin Sparkles

Cobie Smulders (left) as Robin Sparkles  in “How I Met Your Mother” (Image: Screengrab from Facebook/@CobieSmulders Official)

To encourage people to stay at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, former “How I Met Your Mother” star Cobie Smulders sang a revamped version of her song from the hit TV show.

Smulders played the character of Robin Scherbatsky, a rising broadcast journalist working in New York City. Scherbatsky was later on revealed to be a former teenage pop star in Canada named “Robin Sparkles.” She had one hit single titled “Let’s Go to the Mall.”

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Smulders once again gave life to Robin Sparkles’ upbeat song via her Facebook post today, May 8, with a few alterations. The actress sat on the piano to sing the song with a new title to fit the times, “Let’s All Stay at Home!”

“I hope it takes your mind off some things,” Smulders said. “It certainly did for me!”

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The new lyrics were written by the TV show’s creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. The actress also gave credit to the song’s original composer, Brian Kim, who also wrote the piano version Smulders played.

“It was a wonderful journey down memory lane,” she added.

Retaining the playful tune of “Let’s Go to the Mall,” “Let’s All Stay at Home!” tweaked some of the song’s message to emphasize the importance of respecting COVID-19 guidelines.

“Everybody come and play/ throw every last care away,” Smulders sang. “Let’s all at stay home, today.”

Let's All Stay At Home! …Here it is! I hope it takes your mind off some things. It certainly did for me! A huge thank you to Craig Thomas and Carter Bays for the new lyrics. And to Brian Kim, who helped compose this song originally. He wrote this new piano version and then rewrote it when it was too challenging for me. It was a wonderful journey down memory lane. If you are able and willing please donate to the following charaties.Save the Children USCanadaHelpsDaily Bread Food Bank

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Posted by Cobie Smulders on Thursday, May 7, 2020

The actress also encouraged her fans to donate to the following charities: Save the Children US, CanadaHelps and Daily Bread Food Bank.

“How I Met Your Mother” ended its almost-a-decade run in 2014 after producing nine seasons. Alongside Smulders were her co-stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Neil Patrick Harris.

The TV show, set in 2030, is a recollection of how a young architect named Ted Mosby (Radnor) navigated through life from 2005 onwards and eventually found the love of his life.

Aside from “How I Met Your Mother,” Smulders is best known for her character Agent Maria Hill in the Marvel movies including “The Avengers” (2012), “Captain America: Winter Soldier” (2014) and “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018).  /ra

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