How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
This is a spin-off from that series.
In Nate Corddry's story, he claimed he lost the lead in "How I Met Your Mother" to Neil Patrick Harris.
Howard says he likes the show
Mentioned when Neil Patrick Harris is introduced
Referenced during monologue
Announced as nominee.
mentioned by Peter
mentioned by Stan
Promoted verbally during interview with Neil Patrick Harris, no clips.
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Situation Comedy Room"
Promoted verbally during interview with Alyson Hannigan, no clips.
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "TV Shows in Other Words"
Included in a $15,000 question
Referenced by Andy while talking about his first date with Erin
Jay says John Edwards will be in a show called "How I Nailed Your Mother"
Neil Patrick Harris delivers the line "Wait for it..." in a randomly inserted clip of him acting as the show's host.
Before-and-After puzzle "How I Met Your Mother Nature"
Mentioned in Neil Patrick Harris' introduction
Jay says Larry King has a new show called "How I Met Your Sister"
Mentioned in Neil Patrick Harris' introduction
The title is mentioned.
Saul uses the phrase "Wait for it... Lasertag."
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Jason Segal and mentions this show
Neil Patrick Harris thanks everyone who helps make the show
Conan O'Brien mentions this show in a joke at the beginning of the show
Elvira mentions "How I Met Your Mummy."
Appears on the list of DVD releases of March - 5th season
Christy mentions that Josh Radnor is on the show
After a photo of Heather's vagina is posted on the Internet, Chelsea laughingly says that her vagina could get a sitcom out of it called How I Met Your Mother's Vagina.
Jay says there will be a Middle East-themed show called "How I Met Your Muammar"
Mentioned while introducing Neil Patrick Harris and during his interview
Jay mentions that Neil Patrick Harris is on the show
Jay says that due to the legalization of gay marriage in New York, CBS is developing a show called "How I Met Your Mother But Ended Up with Her Brother"
The episode title is a parody of the sitcom, How I Met Your Mother.
In the Ad Crunch segment, Wil Anderson mentions that a re-run of a 2007 episode of How I Met Your Mother included a newly-released book and bookcase.
Title mentioned while introducing Jason Segel
Answer to question in category TV Shows by Character
Jasen Segel introduces an outtake from the show in which he had to drive a stick shift
"Can't you just go to the mall, like a normal kid?"
Interview is of the Emmy Award Winning Editor of How I Met Your Mother
Castle uses the catchphrase "Challenge excepted"
After being presented a weird combination of food, Emma Swan says, "like turducken?" This is a reference to the "Blitzgiving" episode of "How I Met Your Mother" Jennifer Morrison (Emma) was in.
Jay says Manti Te'o will have a show on CBS called "How I Never Really Met Your Mother"
At the Grammys, Redfoo calls out to Neil Patrick Harris, "I'll tell you how I met your mother!"
character Ted Mosby is referenced in clue in "The TV Character's Job" category
Fake promo says that Neil Patrick Harris from the show will serve as guest pope for a day
Fake series called "How I Hillbilly Handfished Your Mother" is said to be from the show's producers
"Don't ask him to tell you about your mother, you'll be listening to the story for 9 seasons."
correct response in "Abbrev. TV" category
Natasha mentions the show by name.
Jay says that Arnold Schwarzenegger refers to the show "Mistresses" as "How I Met Your Mother"
'Legendary' quote is used
Neil Patrick Harris mentioned the series
Jay says the original title of "Breaking Bad" was "How I Meth Your Mother"
Jay says people in Death Valley were sweating like Simon Cowell watching "How I Met Your Mother"
Sherri Shepherd says she will be on eight episodes of the show this season
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
Jay mentions that Neil Patrick Harris stars on the show
Queen Latifah mentions this television show by name
Referenced by Homer in "Freaks No Geeks"
Dick talks about the Bro Code.
Jay says that a planned ABC sitcom about a man with Alzheimer's disease will be called "I Forgot How I Met Your Mother"
Referenced in the "Celebrity Family Feud" sketch
Jay says TLC will have a reality show about a polygamist family called "How I Met All Your Mothers"
"This feels like Josh Radnor flashing back to how he met a girl he banged at a golf course, before he met our mother."
Brad takes a shot at the finale.
"Now everyone's mad about the ending of How I Met Your Mother."
'How I Divorced Your Mother'
Mentioned when Neil Patrick Harris is introduced.
Neil Patrick Harris says "Challenge Accepted" , in reference to his Barney Stinson character.
Show is mentioned
"Slow down, Ted Mosby."
Referenced in the "Man Hunt" sketch
The title of this episode is a reference to the show How I Met Your Mother.
Doc on this TV show.
Jason Segel talks about being recognized in Italy as his character
Mike Greenberg reads the list of the 10 most-discussed TV shows on Facebook in 2014
Picture of Chloe is shown.
The Bro Code is mentioned.
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Referenced by Randy
"Legen- wait for it - dary!"
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Cobie Smulders
Joe Manganiello mentions his role on the series
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Jason Segel
"How are we suddenly in an episode of How I Met Your Mother?"
Neil mentions the show by name.
The phrase "How I never actually met your mother" is used.
William is asked a question about the character that Neil Patrick Harris played in How I Met Your Mother during his Cash Builder round.
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Cristin Milioti
Peter and the Chaser are asked a question about who provides narration from the future in the TV series How I Met Your Mother when they go head to head.
Cindy has to complete this title in a question asked to her in her Cash Builder round.
Chloe describes her early music career as a "Robin Sparkle moment"
the Critic points out that Neil Patrick Harris plays a straight character, but is not actually straight himself
a question mentions Barney Stinson and the Bro Code, but is cut off due to time running out
Clip used in review.
creased bag smoothes itself
Clip shown on a TV
Clip used in review.
Award presentation for outstanding cinematography for a multi-camera series
Clip is shown
A clip is shown.
The family watches spoof of an episode of HIMYM series on TV at the beginning of the episode.
King Stewart has the cast members executed.
The final scene, with a caption "The Year 2029", is shot from behind Dave, who is sitting opposite of his two children. Dave says: "And that, kids, is how I met your mother." It's almost identical to the recurring scene in "How I Met Your Mother".
"How Henry Kissinger Met Your Mother"
The "How I Met My Brother" is a spoof of this show.
How I Met Your Mummy is a spoof of this show.
How I Left Your Brother (at a Highway Rest Stop) is a spoof of this show.
"And that, children, is how I met...this pen!"
Sheldon says "Challenge Accepted!" like Barney often does
Mugatu says, "That's 'How I Killed Your Mother' . . . on CBS, right after '2 Broke Girls.'"