Narrated through flashbacks from the future, comedy recounts how architect & eternal romantic Ted realized he had better get a move on if he hoped to find the true love found by his best friend Marshall and his wife Lily. Helping him in his quest is Barney, a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women; and Robin, a pretty newscaster.
|Season 2 / Episode 1: - Where Were We?|
Narrator: Okay, where were we? It was June of 2006, and life had just taken an unexpected turn
Daughter: Can't you just skip ahead to the part were you meet mom? I feel like you've been talking for like, a year.
Narrator: Honey, all this stuff I'm telling you is important. It's all part of the story.
Son: Can I go to the bathroom?
|Season 1 / Episode 7: - Matchmaker|
Narrator: Kids, before I met your mother; when I was still out there searching; I learned something valuable: love is not a science.
Daughter: Wow, that was a great story dad [gets off the couch]
Son: [Also gets off the couch] We're gonna go watch TV.
Narrator: [Continues, kids sit back down grudgingly] You see, sometimes in life you just have to accept that certain things can't be changed...
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