Cobie Smulders Pays Tribute to 'How I Met Your Mother' Alter Ego Robin Sparkles to Celebrate Canada Day

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Cobie Smulders attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif. 

Robin Sparkles is back.   

Cobie Smulders took to Instagram on (July 1) to wish her fellow Canadians a happy Canada Day by nodding her beloved How I Met Your Mother alter ego. Her post featured her character Robin's pop star persona, Robin Sparkles, dancing against a Canadian flag.   

"Sending love to the North!" she wrote in her caption, hashtagging one of Robin Sparkles' biggest hits, "Let's Go to the Mall."  

Sparkles made her first appearance in season two's "Slap Bet" episode, when Robin refused to go to an event at a mall and wouldn't say why. Neil Patrick Harris' character, Barney, does some digging, before finding the infamous "Let's Go to the Mall" music video. 

See Smulders' tribute to the Canadian icon below. 


----Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! Sending love to the North! ---- #CanadaDay #CanadaProud

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