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How I Met Your Mother 

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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.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 26 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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
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Storyline

Ted Mosby sits down with his kids, to tell them the story of how he met their mother. The story is told through memories of his friends Marshall, Lily, Robin, and Barney Stinson. All legendary 9 seasons lead up to the moment of Ted's final encounter with "the one." Written by colucciconnor

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A love story in reverse.

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Because of the numerous scenes and the quick-cut nature of the show's visual style, the show is filmed without the traditional live studio audience. The finished episode is later shown to an audience, and their reactions are recorded and added for broadcast. The series' creators joke that the long set-up time between scenes would cross the line from "studio audience" to "hostage situation." See more »

Goofs

On season 5, episode 21, Barney tells a story of how he had sex with a portuguese contortionist. Later that season, in episode 24, on his map where he marks every country which he has had sex with someone from, Portugal is unmarked. See more »

Quotes

Lily: You're playing hockey. With a basketball... and tennis rackets?
Marshall: It's BaskIceball, the greatest game ever. We invented it. it's Awesome!
Lily: Wait, BaskIceball? shouldn't it be Iceketball?
Marvin Eriksen Sr.: Ice... Ket... ball? that just sounds weird.
Marcus Eriksen: The game is BaskIceball. And I'm the best.
Lily: Well, maybe that's just cause you haven't seen *me* play.
[Lily throws the basketball to Marcus who throws it back to Marshall]
Marshall: Well, it's not exactly a sport for girls.
Lily: Well, that's funny cause your brother throws like a girl!
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Soundtracks

I'm gonna be (500 Miles)
Written by Charlie Reid (as Charles Reid) and Craig Reid
Performed by The Proclaimers
Courtesy of EMI Records Group/Chrysalis Records
by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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I think it's a great show!
24 October 2005 | by kandisallynaSee all my reviews

I love that they gave Aly a new show, she is so great and she deserves one. They stuck with the "kinky girl" persona the movie American Pie gave her, but I still like it. The show is funny and the characters are great. I can't wait to see who Ted ends up with. The TV show may be a little silly at times, but I like it a lot, and I intend to watch it every Monday night. I don't know if the show can have multiple seasons since it's a one story type of thing, but if they can figure out how to do it, then I hope they do it. Anyways, I give high praises to the show, and I hope it sticks around longer than some of these other TV series, like Head Cases. Kandis


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Persian | Chinese

Release Date:

19 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

H.I.M.Y.M See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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