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"How I Met Your Mother" Game Night (2006)

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Original Air Date:
27 February 2006 (Season 1, Episode 15)
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Plot:
Marshall's game night leads to some startling and very embarrassing revelations. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Pamela Fryman 
 
Writing credits
Carter Bays  created by &
Carter Bays  creator &
Craig Thomas  created by &
Craig Thomas  creator

Chris Harris (written by)

Kourtney Kang (executive story editor)

Produced by
Carter Bays .... executive producer
Rob A. Fox .... associate producer (as Rob Fox)
Pamela Fryman .... executive producer
Rob Greenberg .... consulting producer
Stewart Halpern-Fingerhut .... associate producer
Chris Harris .... producer
Sam Johnson .... consulting producer
Phil Lord .... co-executive producer
Suzy Mamann-Greenberg .... producer (as Suzy Mamann Greenberg)
Chris Marcil .... consulting producer
Christopher Miller .... co-executive producer (as Chris Miller)
Craig Thomas .... executive producer
Ira Ungerleider .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Swihart 
 
Cinematography by
Chris La Fountaine  (as Christian La Fountaine)
 
Film Editing by
Susan Federman  (as Sue Federman)
 
Casting by
Megan Branman 
 
Production Design by
Steve Olson 
 
Set Decoration by
Susan Mina Eschelbach  (as Susan Eschelbach)
 
Costume Design by
Susanna Puisto 
 
Makeup Department
Lona Jeffers .... makeup department head
Tena Parker .... department head hairstylist (as Tena Parker-Liddiard)
Jani Kleinbard .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Jennifer Turchi Nigh .... key makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Laura Ioanou .... post-production supervisor
Suzy Mamann-Greenberg .... unit production manager (as Suzy Mamann Greenberg)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Rose .... associate director
Michael J. Shea .... first assistant director (as Michael Shea)
Dorothy A. Steinicke .... second assistant director (as Dorothy Steinicke)
Christopher Hyssong .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
David Baker .... property master
Wren Boney .... set dresser (uncredited)
Janine Cavoto .... set dresser (uncredited)
Patrick Lees .... leadman (uncredited)
Jim Yarmer .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John Bickelhaupt .... sound re-recording mixer
Mike Clark .... production sound (as Michael L. Clark)
Kathy Oldham .... sound re-recording mixer
Zeke Richardson .... sound editor
David Cazares .... boom operator (uncredited)
Steve Schuneman .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Edward T. Reiff Jr. .... special effects foreman (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Phillip Allard .... lighting technician
Ron P. Jaffe .... still photographer (2014)
Michael Carmine .... unit cinematographer (uncredited)
Steve Gilbert .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Robert G. Lestak .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Dylann Brander .... casting associate
 
Editorial Department
Shaley Brooks .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
The Solids .... performer: theme music
The Solids .... performer: title theme
Michael Brake .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Mike Paventi .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jamie Adamic .... assistant to producers
Missy Alexander .... production coordinator
Alexis Bolter .... production staff
Chandra Cohn .... Animal Trainer
Maria Ferrari .... script coordinator
Craig Gerard .... production staff
Jenni Hendriks .... production staff
James Jimenez .... production accountant
Janet Kagan .... script supervisor
Matt Kuhn .... production staff
Carl MacLaren .... assistant to producers
Kristen Sommerhalter .... production staff
Nathan Varni .... production staff
Kim Barofsky-Thorpe .... craft service (uncredited)
Dale Ottley .... assistant production accountant (uncredited)
 

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Carter Bays  creator
Craig Thomas  creator

Sound Department
Jason Oliver .... sound editor
Greg Orrante .... sound: A2
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Myers .... rigging grip
Bruce Reutlinger .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Daniel Esparza .... assistant editor
Donald Milne .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Andrew Schwartz .... assistant: Johnson & Marcil
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
23 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
We learn how Barney got his catchphrase "Suit Up" when he's handed a flier advertising suits.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: While Ted explains his most embarrassing story, "The Re-Return," there are references and 'flashbacks' to the pilot episode. Ted is explaining that later that night after he told Robin that he loved her, there was a lot of drinking and Ted 're-returned' to Robin's apartment while drunk. Obviously the 're-return' was shot specifically for this episode. However, there was one major and several minor mistakes made during the 'flashback' scenes. The simple things were about how crowded the bar was, the lights and neon signs of the bar, the objects on the gang's table, and the tie choice that Ted wore. The major, and very obvious and easily-fixable mistake was Ranjit's shirt. In the pilot, Ranjit wore a cornflower blue jacket. Then, for the re-shoots, he was wearing a deep red long-sleeve polo shirt.See more »
Quotes:
Lily Aldrin:You ralfed and ran?See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Off The RecordSee more »

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18 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Great, 31 August 2006
Author: torben-26 from Germany

I started watching How I Met Your Mother almost accidentally while I was looking for a new comedy series, especially after the end of Friends. While it I found this series average first, I somehow began to love this show without really noticing. After about 5-10 episodes I noticed that I was very excited about new episodes and that's when it was clear: This is new major comedy.

The episode "Game Night" is my famous episode of the first season, mostly because of the huge portion of Neil Patrick Harris, who really delivers the best performance in this series and who is - in my opinion - an underestimated actor. I really can't believe that he was not even nominated for an Emmy.

This is (in my opinion) the best episode of HIMYM to date, chased by other great episodes like "The Pineapple incident" and "Come On".

If you are a fan of HIMYM and missed this episode: Find a way to watch it! It's really worth it.

Torben

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