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How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother is a comedy about Ted Mosby, a New York architect who wants to get married and start a family. Future Ted is telling the story of how he met their mother and we see his past story set in the present day and the adventures he has with friends Marshall, Lily, Barney and Robin. CBS 2005-???

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Season 8

# Episode Overview Score Viewer score Podcast
1 Farhampton In the distant future Ted is about to meet the mot...
In the distant future Ted is about to meet the mother. In the nearer future Robin is freaking out about marrying Barney. In the present Lily and Marshall are sleep deprived (thanks to baby Marvin) and trying not to show it. Quinn asks Lily and Robin to be bridesmaids and Barney wants to keep it secret that he used to date Robin. Ted insists that Victoria leave a note for Klauss but struggles to get the note to him.
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2 The Pre-Nup Barney is advised by Arthur that he should get a P...
Barney is advised by Arthur that he should get a Pre-Nup. Barney goes way over the top and provides Quinn with a ridiculous pile of documents with more than just conditions of divorce. It provokes each of the gang to question how their own relationships could be renegotiated. Ted is not happy to have Klaus staying with him. Marshall was upset when Lily yelled at him for throwing the baby in the air. Nick doesn’t like Robin watching TV while they have sex.
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3 Nannies Lily needs to go back to work but hiring a nanny i...
Lily needs to go back to work but hiring a nanny is difficult. She and Marshall think they have found the perfect girl but Barney seduces her in one of his silly quests to get over Quinn. They are furious with him and he pays for another nanny to make it up to them. However Lily can’t bring herself to hand Marvin over to a stranger. Ted and Robin compete over who has the more advanced relationship.
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4 Who Wants to be a Godparent Lily and Marshall finally get a night away from th...
Lily and Marshall finally get a night away from the baby but want to spend it with one another and not the gang. They end up fretting about who would raise Marvin if they died. Ted, Robin and Barney each vie to be chosen and eventually Marshall designs a game show to decide who should be the one.
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5 The Autumn of Break-ups Marshall is learning to be that special blend of i...
Marshall is learning to be that special blend of insightful and judgmental that Lily is. The two of them tell Ted that Victoria is looking to get married soon. Ted obliges by proposing but she asks him not to see Robin anymore. Ted agonises but can’t do it. Meanwhile Barney finds a stray dog and adopts it as his new wingman.
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6 Splitsville Robin and Nick haven’t had sex in three days bec...
Robin and Nick haven’t had sex in three days because he hurt his groin playing basketball for Marshall’s team of lawyers. Robin realises that Nick is stupid and tries to break up with him. She fails and so Barney tries to give her a push. Marshall takes his basketball very seriously and Ted tries to coach his own team.
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7 The Stamp Tramp Marshall is accused of giving his stamp of approva...
Marshall is accused of giving his stamp of approval too easily. It seems like his friends are right when he tries to help his old friend Brad who is down on his luck. Ted is forced to admit that he doesn’t have original ideas of his own when the evidence stacks up of his piggy back stamping. Barney has to find a new strip club since Quinn has gone back to work. He asks Robin to be his agent and help him find a new home for his talents.
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8 Twelve Horny Women Marshall tackles Brad in the big case of Frog Lake...
Marshall tackles Brad in the big case of Frog Lake v Gruber Pharmaceuticals. Brad uses his looks to woo the Judge and Jury while Marshall scrambles to make his case. The rest of the gang attend court to support him and reminisce about what young punks they all were back in the day.
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9 Lobster Crawl Marshall and Lily let Ted take care of Marvin but ...
Marshall and Lily let Ted take care of Marvin but are annoyed when he oversteps his boundaries. Robin becomes obsessed with sleeping with Barney while he comes up with an idea for Bro Bibs.
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10 The Over-Correction Ted is annoyed that his friends never return thing...
Ted is annoyed that his friends never return things he lends them. Robin is annoyed that Barney and Patrice are still together. Lily is annoyed that Marshall’s mother is coming to stay with them over the holidays. They each end up in Barney’s apartment trying to solve their problems while Marshall is stuck with the horrifying sight of his mum hooking up with Mickey.
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11 The Final Page (1 + 2) In part one the gang jinx Barney and talk about pe...
In part one the gang jinx Barney and talk about people they hate so much they’d like to put them in a pit (Silence of the Lambs style). For Robin it’s Patrice who she suddenly has the opportunity to fire. For Ted it’s his old architecture professor who told him he would never be an architect. Marshall and Lily run into their old creepy college friend Daryl (Seth Green) who seems to be obsessed with them. In part two Ted frets over whether to tell Robin that Barney is going to propose to Patrice. He asks her to be his date to the opening of the GNB building but does tell her. Meanwhile Marshall and Lily are excited to spend a day without Marvin but soon miss him.
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13 Band or DJ Robin and Barney have lunch with her Dad so that t...
Robin and Barney have lunch with her Dad so that they can tell him about their engagement. Robin is shocked to discover that he is married to someone and didn’t tell her. Ted struggles with his feelings over the engagement and Lily encourages him to share. Baby Marvin hasn’t pooped in days.
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14 Ring Up Ted wears a wrist cuff in order to date a twenty y...
Ted wears a wrist cuff in order to date a twenty year old. She is only attracted to him because he’s old and he gets tired of it quickly. Barney begs him to keep dating her though so that he can vicariously experience it to help him with the withdrawal of being single. Marshall puts on the cuff and Lily is turned on by the fantasy that he is in a band. Robin discovers that she no longer gets treated like a hot girl since she started wearing an engagement ring.
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15 P.S. I Love You Ted meets a woman on the subway with the same book...
Ted meets a woman on the subway with the same book as him and tries to find her. When she does the same he sees it as destiny. Marshall and Lily accuse her of being a stalker and Ted keeps questioning her but finds a way to see her efforts as charming. Robin admits that when she was younger she became obsessed with a man. Barney goes to great lengths to find out who he is.
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16 Bad Crazy Ted tries to break up with Jeanette but she barric...
Ted tries to break up with Jeanette but she barricades herself in his room. Robin has avoided holding baby Marvin for the past year but is suddenly stuck with him on the street.
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17 The Ashtray The Captain calls asking for Robin's number and Te...
The Captain calls asking for Robin's number and Ted recalls a night a year ago when he was high, Robin was drunk and Lily tried to give him art advice. Barney keeps trying to claim that he was involved in the story.
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18 Weekend at Barney's Lily has to go schmooze an upcoming artist Strickl...
Lily has to go schmooze an upcoming artist Strickland Stevens and Marshall tries to support her by being social. Ted and Jeanette break up and Barney offers to help him find a new date to his wedding using the Playbook. Robin is shocked to discover that he still has a copy.
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19 The Fortress Robin wants Barney to sell his apartment before th...
Robin wants Barney to sell his apartment before they get married. She holds an open house but Barney scares away prospective buyers by showing off his various one-night stand trickery. Meanwhile Lily has been busy working all hours for the Captain chasing down various pieces of art. She's been gone so much that Marshall never sees her and can't watch Woodworthy Manner, the British show which Ted also loves.
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20 The Time Travelers Barney tells Ted he simply must join him at Robots...
Barney tells Ted he simply must join him at Robots v Wrestlers. To support his case 20 years from now Barney and Ted appear to reinforce how great a night it will be. Meanwhile Marshall is outraged when a cocktail he invented is named after Robin.
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21 Romeward Bound The Captain announces that he's moving to Rome for...
The Captain announces that he's moving to Rome for a year and wants Lily to go with him. She says no, assuming that Marshall won't want to uproot his existence. Meanwhile Barney and Robin's wedding planner has a ridiculous body that he and Ted are desperate to see.
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22 The Bro Mitzvah Robin prepares for dinner with Barney and his moth...
Robin prepares for dinner with Barney and his mother when Ted and Marshall kidnap him for his surprise bachelor party. He blows off Robin but is underwhelmed by the party they throw. Things turn from bad to worse when Quinn appears as the stripper they hired, Ralph Macchio turns up and Robin calls repeatedly outraged at being left alone. Barney is then taunted into gambling and loses a ton of money and Marshall.
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23 Something Old Robin heads to the park to dig up a locket she bur...
Robin heads to the park to dig up a locket she buried there as a child to be her "Something Old" on her wedding day. Her father and Barney can't help her find it as they are off playing Laser Tag. Meanwhile Ted is helping Lily and Marshall choose what to take to Italy and what to throw out.
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24 Something New Marshall's mother is furious to learn that he is o...
Marshall's mother is furious to learn that he is off to Rome without telling her. So to appease her he heads home to Minnesota for the week. Lily goes with Ted to his house which she is shocked to learn he plans on selling. He is off to Chicago to escape Robin. The latter is enjoying dinner with Barney where they decide to take vengeance on an annoying couple at the bar.
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