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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Genre:
Tagline:
A love story in reverse.
Plot:
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 25 wins & 88 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Until season 5, epic. After that, avoid at all cost. See more (384 total) »

Cast

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Josh Radnor ... Ted Mosby (208 episodes, 2005-2014)

Jason Segel ... Marshall Eriksen (208 episodes, 2005-2014)

Cobie Smulders ... Robin Scherbatsky (208 episodes, 2005-2014)

Neil Patrick Harris ... Barney Stinson / ... (208 episodes, 2005-2014)

Alyson Hannigan ... Lily Aldrin / ... (208 episodes, 2005-2014)

Bob Saget ... Narrator (206 episodes, 2005-2014)
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"H.I.M.Y.M" - USA (short title)
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Runtime:
22 min | 4576 min (Entire series)
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1.78 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | Finland:K-7 | Finland:K-12 (seasons 1-6) (DVD release) | Germany:12 (most episodes) | Germany:16 (one episode) | Germany:0 (some episodes) | Germany:6 (some episodes) | Netherlands:AL | Russia:16+ | Singapore:PG13 (edited TV version) (season 8) | Singapore:PG (season 1) (season 3 - 5) | Singapore:M18 (season 2) (season 6) (season 7) (season 9) | Singapore:NC-16 (season 3 DVD rating) (season 5 DVD rating) | UK:12 (most episodes) | UK:PG (some episodes) | UK:15 (some episodes) | USA:TV-14

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Trivia:
In "The Bracket", Oprah's name is on the bottom right corner of Barney's bracket.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the Halloween episode in season 1, Robin says she never played any team sports. Just Tenis. However in a later season she mentions how her dad caught her kissing a hockey team mate.See more »
Quotes:
Lily:[Lily sees Barney hitting on Claudia] Oh, hell. No!
[grabs Barney by the ear and yanks him away from Claudia]
Lily:Claudia is getting married tomorrow and so help me God if I catch you even so much as breathing the same air as her I will take those peanuts you're trying to pass off as testicles and I will squeeze them so hard until your eyes pop out and then I'll feed them to you like grapes.
Barney:[confused] Wait... my eyes? Or my testicles?
Lily:[pause, thinks about it] One of each!
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Soundtrack:
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85 out of 121 people found the following review useful.
Until season 5, epic. After that, avoid at all cost., 29 November 2013
Author: Peter Maahn Sterkenburg from Denmark

This review will fall into two pieces, inspired by the latest 2 episodes ( seriously guys, what the f... is going on with the musical bits and ridiculous rhyming).

Until season 5, somewhere mid-season 6: some of the best comedy I have ever seen. Hilarious, right on the spot, with great one-liners and characters. Absolutely wonderful.

Anything after that: what the f... went wrong? Lame jokes, terrible musical bits, awful dialogue, just plain awful TV. And yet somehow, I am still watching, just to see the last episode. Com' on guys, this should have finished 3-4 seasons ago: on your epic legendary peakness.

Thanks for all the wonderful laughs, but wow, you really overstayed your stay!!

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