How I Met Your Mother

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Show Summary

How I Met Your Mother is a comedy about Ted (Josh Radnor) and how he fell in love. It all starts when Ted's best friend, Marshall (Jason Segel), drops the bombshell that he's going to propose to his long-time girlfriend, Lily (Alyson Hannigan), a kindergarten teacher. At that moment, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he too hopes to find true love. Helping him in his quest is Barney (Neil Patrick Harris), a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women. When Ted meets Robin (Cobie Smulders), he's sure it's love at first sight, but destiny may have something else in store. The series is narrated through flashbacks from the future, voiced by Bob Saget. The theme song is "Hey Beautiful" by The Solids.

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Fan Reviews (638)

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  • Didnt really like the finale and this is a quote of your own...

    7.0
    "The about letting go, moving Did Ted ever let go Robin???... They spend the whole 9th season making us fall in love with "mother" and they took that out without any explanation... the problem isnt that the mother died, but that we didnt even know how that happened... and that Ted n Robin should never be something to happened...
  • Legen wait for it dary , LEGENDARY !!!!!

    10
    People do not believe a word what other comments are saying . Just watch it and I promise you will absolutely love it . Apart from that awesome show !!
  • I just can't get into this sitcom

    2.0
    I just can't get into How I Met your Mother. At first it was alright, there were some good ideas, some of the situations were at least fun. But as the show has progressed, in my personal opinion it is running out of ideas and it feels more dull and laboured by the minute. I do like the production values, and there is one good character Barney, wonderfully played by Neil Patrick Harris. The other characters I don't care for, in general I find them stupid and unlikeable, while the writing and jokes are forced and predictable now that the show lacks a good pace and freshness and some of the situations are not at all funny, more inane if anything. The acting also feels forced and over-compensated, as if the actors know their characters and writing are lacking and they're trying to make it work. Harris in my opinion is the one exception who doesn't suffer, that's because he's that good an actor, he has had some bad material but he always gives his all to elevate it. All in all, I do like sitcoms and comedies when they're good, but How I Met Your Mother is an example of one I can't get into.

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  • no like this

    1.0
    no like this
  • Himym

    10
    How I met your mother, the best TV show series I've seen in my life. Period.
  • SAY WHAT?

    How I Met Your Mother Fans Won't Believe Who Josh Radnor Is Playing Next

    He's no Ted Mosby, that's for sure.

  • WHAT IF?

    How I Met Your Mother's Alternate Ending Merely Trades One Problem for Another

    Had Carter Bays and Craig Thomas always planned to release an alternate conclusion? Or it was included on the Season 9 DVD to appease fans who were unhappy with the series finale?

    • A to Z
      did any one else notice the NBC show, that is basically, the himym ending the fans wanted.... the format, the style, and the tea...
      07/23/15
      2
    • How I Met Your Mother "Series Finale" Thread
      I can't believe no one made a thread for this. I'll just post my thoughts that I've posted in other places here: I only caught on...
      03/10/15
      11
    • HIMYM:The Mother's Name Theory
      I finally got around to watching last Monday's episode of HIMYM: Unpause and I think that I have figured out the way the writers a...
      05/27/14
      7
    • 9.22 The End of the Aisle
      Marshall calls Barney a son of a b.... Obviously Marshall doesn't like Barney's mother.
      04/29/14
      1
    • 9.18 Rally
      Upon seeing her son in a bar, Lily called him a son of a b... Since she is her own son's mother she therefore called herself a b...
      04/29/14
      3
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    Categories

    Comedy

    Themes

    relationship woes, jumping back into the dating world, buddies and gal pals, Romantic Comedy, Sitcoms