By Albert Lin

The hit CBS show How I Met Your Mother hoped to wrap up its ninth and final season on a high note, but it is meeting with charges of racism after Monday’s episode had three of its leads act in “yellowface.”

The episode featured Jason Segel’s character recounting a (phony) trip to Shanghai to train with three masters in the art of slapping. The problem The three masters were white costars Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan and Josh Radnor dressed in Asian garb; Radnor also sported a particularly offensive Fu Manchu mustache.

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