Sep. 19, 2005
30 min.
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How I Met Your Mother

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.


How I Met Your Mother Season 1 (2005-2006)

OVERVIEW: In the year 2030, Ted Mosby (voiced by Bob Saget) gathers his daughter and son to tell them the story of how he met their mother. The story begins in 2005 with Ted (Josh Radnor) as a single, 27-year-old architect living with his two best friends from Wesleyan University. Marshall Eriksen, a law student, and Lily Aldrin , a kindergarten teacher, who have been dating for almost nine years when Marshall proposes. Their engagement causes Ted to think about marriage and finding his soul mate, much to the disgust of his (best) friend Barney Stinson whom he met in a bathroom after a night of drinks. Barney is known as a womanizer with an unnamed corporate job. Ted begins his search for his perfect mate. He is introduced to the ambitious young reporter Robin Scherbatsky, when Barney plays the game he invented to introduce Ted to women: "Have you met Ted?" Ted quickly falls in love with Robin and thinks about settling down, but Robin isn't ready. The viewers learn that Robin is not the mother when Ted, as he talks to his children, refers to Robin as their "Aunt Robin".

1x01 1 1x01 Pilot
When Ted's best friend Marshall proposes to his girlfriend, Lily, Ted realizes he'd better get a move on if he hopes to find true love. Ted soon meets Robin in a neighborhood bar, immediately ...
Sep. 19, 2005
1x02 1 1x02 Purple Giraffe
In a desperate attempt for a second date, Ted invites Robin to a party he is throwing. However, she doesn't show up and he keeps throwing parties in the hopes she will finally arri ...
Sep. 26, 2005
1x03 1 1x03 Sweet Taste of Liberty
Ted agrees to let Barney spice up his love life, and ends up on a crazy adventure of flying to Philadelphia, encountering the law and visiting the Liberty Bell.
Oct. 03, 2005
1x04 1 1x04 Return of the Shirt
Ted's outlook on his continuing search for love is altered when he rediscovers a shirt that has not seen daylight in years. Meanwhile, Barney amuses himself by coaxing Robin into sacrificing ...
Oct. 10, 2005
1x05 1 1x05 Okay Awesome
Ted and Barney start checking out the club scene with their friend Robin, whereas Lily and Marshall try to participate ...
Oct. 17, 2005
1x06 1 1x06 Slutty Pumpkin
Ted makes his yearly pilgrimage to the rooftop Halloween party in search of a girl dressed as a pumpkin who he met years ago. Meanwhile, Robin is dumped after driving her new boyfriend ...
Oct. 24, 2005
1x07 1 1x07 Matchmaker
When Ted turns to a matchmaker to find love, he is sent away matchless.When a matchmaker with a 100 percent success rate turns Ted away because he is not compatible with any of the ...
Nov. 07, 2005
1x08 1 1x08 The Duel
As Lily becomes more of a permanent fixture in Ted and Marshall's apartment, Ted feels like he is being edged out of the mix by his engaged roomies. Petrified of being left alone and ...
Nov. 14, 2005
1x09 1 1x09 Belly Full of Turkey
When Ted and Robin decide to help feed the homeless on Thanksgiving Day, they are in a state of disbelief when they run into Barney and discover that he is a regular volunteer at the ...
Nov. 21, 2005
1x10 1 1x10 The Pineapple Incident
After Ted overdoes it during a night out on the town, his friends help him to put together the pieces of his antics the next morning.With the encouragement of his friends, Ted decides ...
Nov. 28, 2005
1x11 1 1x11 The Limo
Ted surprises his friends with a styling and well-planned out New Year's Eve excursion around the Big Apple. After spending New Year's Eve apart from his friends last year, Ted is dead-set ...
Dec. 19, 2005
1x12 1 1x12 The Wedding
Ted is planning to bring Robin as his date to a wedding but the bride says he did not RSVP with a guest. When he goes around her and gets permission from the groom, a man named Stuart, ...
Jan. 09, 2006
1x13 1 1x13 Drumroll, Please
At a wedding, there's instant attraction between Ted and a woman. Both agree to preserve the evening in memory by not exchanging names or numbers, but Ted falls too hard to let it go ...
Jan. 23, 2006
1x13 1 1x13 Drumroll, Please
At a wedding, there's instant attraction between Ted and a woman. Both agree to preserve the evening in memory by not exchanging names or numbers, but Ted falls too hard to let it go ...
Jan. 23, 2006
1x14 1 1x14 Zip, Zip, Zip
After agreeing to take things slowly and not have sex for a month, Ted and Victoria decide that they have waited long enough. With Marshall and Lily out of town, the timing seems perfect. ...
Feb. 06, 2006
1x15 1 1x15 Game Night
As Barney shares his most embarrassing moment with the gang we see flashbacks of what he was like before he started wearing suits all the time. The events caused him to turn into the ...
Feb. 27, 2006
1x16 1 1x16 Cupcake
Just as things are going so well with Ted and Victoria's relationship, Victoria gets her dream offer and the couple is confronted with some hard decisions about their future. Meanwhile, ...
Mar. 06, 2006
1x17 1 1x17 Life Among the Gorillas
After a rough start on the new job at Barney's company, Marshall conforms in order to be accepted by his crude and obnoxious "frat boy" co-workers. However, he soon realizes that staying ...
Mar. 20, 2006
1x18 1 1x18 Nothing Good Happens After 2 A.M.
Convinced Victoria is about to dump him, Ted accepts a late night invite to Robin's place. When Robin inquires about his relationship with Victoria, Ted tells her that they broke up. ...
Apr. 10, 2006
1x19 1 1x19 Mary the Paralegal
Everyone is invited to a banquet when Robin is nominated for a news award, and Barney sets Ted up with a hot "date".
Apr. 24, 2006
1x20 1 1x20 Best Prom Ever
Lily and Marshall's wedding date has just been pushed up, and in order to hear a potential band for the big wedding, Lily crashes a high school prom.
May. 01, 2006
1x21 1 1x21 Milk
When Lily's car breaks down on the way to a secret appointment, Ted changes a very important date to come to Lily's rescue. However, Lily drives off after confidentially telling him ...
May. 08, 2006
1x22 1 1x22 Come On
In an attempt to capture Robin's heart, Ted declares his love to her. Once again, Robin resists and prepares for a weekend away with her co-anchor, Sandy. Ted makes one last romantic ...
May. 15, 2006
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