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Long-running CBS television comedy series portraying the lives of a group of young professionals of NYC, their relationships, together and separately. Loosely plotted through the story-telling of the main character, Ted Mosby of the future, explaining to his children how the relationship to his wife, their mother, developed.

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Was Cobra Kai influenced by How I Met Your Mother?

In How I Met Your Mother a recurring joke was that Barney "doesn't get movies", so in the Karate Kid he roots for Johnny Lawrence whom he claims to be the actual karate kid. Later, Robin organizes a ...
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Why do popular series end? [closed]

Popular TV series such as Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Two And A Half Men all came to an end. Why is that happened, when they could have continued? Popular serials have the financial resources to ...
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Did the makers of HIMYM cast this actress on purpose to play Karen based on this quote?

I recently started rewatching that '70s show and in S05E06 Over the Hills and Far Away Eric says to Donna: You love Marquette and I've made my peace with that so we're just gonna go to different ...
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Why did Ted go to MacLaren's to call the locksmith when Barney locks him out in “Now We're Even”?

When Barney locks Ted out of his apartment while Ted in his pajamas, why does he go to MacLaren's to call his locksmith? This doesn't seem to make any sense since: Barney probably has a cell phone ...
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Ted is a dog person not a cat person? But is also horribly allergic to dogs?

Why would Ted make such a big stink about Victoria not being a dog person in S01e16 Cupcake, only to force Robin to get rid of all 5 of her preposterous dogs literally exactly 1 season later in S02e16 ...
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How did Barney & Ted know that Robin was searching for that locket in Central Park?

In Season 8 Episode 23/24, Robin looks for the locket in Central Park. She think to ask Barney & Ted to come to Central Park. But she doesn't tell anyone that she is Central Park. How can Ted &...
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When did Barney Stinson learn to drive in How I Met Your Mother?

In the season 5 or 6 last episode, Barney works as taxi driver to pick chicks. But, in the second season,he is so scared to drive the Fierro. When did he learn to drive?
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How can Robin and Marshal hear each other, with the ear muffs still on?

In How I Met Your Mother S02E01, Robin & Marshal are shooting in a shooting range and having a conversation. How can the conversation be audible to them when they've still got the ear muffs on?
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What episodes are the other doppelgangers in?

In Season 5 Episode 2, Double Date, of "How I Met Your Mother", they discover a doppelganger of Lily as a stripper. Narrator Ted mentions that it was the third doppelganger, and then shows clips of a ...
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Barney Stinson on moving and helping move

In HIMYM s2e16 Lily gives Barney a flier for her play, he says: Asking someone to come see your play is like asking someone for a ride to the airport or to crash on your couch or to help you move....
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What would be the “correct salute” for this sentence?

Ted and Robin have this running gag, where they salute when words denoting ranks of military staff occur.For example, if someone says That's a major problem. They salute and say Major problem! ...
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What is the significance of the blue French horn in How I Met Your Mother?

In episodes Come On, Twin Beds, Ted has been seen with a blue French horn. What does it signify?
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What happened to Marshall and Lily's trip to Rome?

In How I Met Your Mother they made a big deal of Marshall and Lily's trip to Rome but then we only see a very short scene of them in Italy. I would have expected at least a couple of episodes. So what ...
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What happened to Marshall and Lily's bet?

In the end of How I Met You Mother Ted is seen going back to Robin. Marshall and Lily were forever waiting who is going to win the bet about Ted and Robin being together. Technically Marshall won. ...
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Why did Ted not sue the maker of “The Wedding Bride”?

"The Wedding Bride" (in Season 5, Episode 23 of How I Met Your Mother) is a movie about Ted being left at his wedding. Why didn't Marshal come up with the idea of sueing the maker of the movie (who is ...
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What was the recording order for How I Met Your Mother?

I know that the scene with the kids in the finale of How I Met Your Mother had all been recorded a while back as a way to make sure they looked the same throughout the series, and I know the ending ...
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The Departed reference in How I Met Your Mother

In HIMYM, there's a continual reference to the movie Departed in the dialogue between Ted and Marshall, which goes like: "-Are you a cop? -I'm not a cop." You can watch the scene here, which is from ...
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Was the ending to “How I Met Your Mother” planned from the start?

In How I Met Your Mother, Ted tells his kids the lengthy story of his life during his twenties and thirties. His "official" intention is to tell them, as per the title, how he met their mother. In ...
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Around what time did this scene where Ted encounters Naomi take place?

Recently, I watched the How I Met Your Mother episode, "The Poker Game"(S09E05), when my sister pointed me out this jarring inconsistency from approximately minute 09:56: Here, you could explicitly ...
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Why not sell the stuff instead of throwing away?

In the Television series, How I met your mother, Season 8, Episode 23 - Something Old, why are Lily and Marshall throughing all the stuff they are unable to take in the bermudda triangle and not ...
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What do we know of Barney's occupation?

In How I Met Your Mother, what do we know about Barney's profession except the fact that he works for GNB? References to the show (eg. "in Season X Episode Y,") will be appreciated.
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How did the Slap Bet count develop?

In How I Met Your Mother Barney lost the Slap Bet some time ago. Being a somewhat inconsistent viewer, I can't recall the episodes that fulfilled the bet, and in my mind, at least 1 is still due. What ...
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Why doesn't Barney wear the Duckie Tie?

In How I Met Your Mother Barney loses the Duckie Tie bet in October 2011 when he cannot perform the Benihana routine satisfactorily. He was to wear it for 1 year, hence October 2012. However, I was ...
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Why didn't Marshall and Lily receive the check?

In the television series, How I Met Your Mother, S08E11, Lily and Marshall go to the storage room of the shop of an old friend. It looks weird to them and freak out. Their friend brings up a check ...
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Does this flashback scene refer to an actual previous episode?

In the Television series, How I met Your Mother, Season 8 Episode 11, a reference has been made to a point of time 5 years ago where Barney doesn't follows the rule of a "Jinx" and ends up in a ...
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What does Barney say and mean?

It's in season 8 episode 3 of How I Met Your Mother at 8:22min. I found it on youtube too. "Barney!!!" "Icksnay on the ealray amenay!" "Mr and Mrs Erikson?" "Youuu son of a... itchbay!" The itch-...
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In “How I Met Your Mother”, who is Barney married to?

In the television series, "How I Met Your Mother", who is Barney Stinson married to?
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Why is Bob Saget the future voice for Ted Mosby'?

Well for one thing Ted is already an adult in his 30's and also isn't he telling the story to his kids in 2030 (which is only 18 years from now), so someone's voice does not change that much in 18 ...