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How I Met Your Mother

UpdatePosted 07/15/2014 11:25AM

See Ted Mosby of How I Met Your Mother React to LeBron James Returning to Ohio

Originally posted 07/14/2014 06:00PM

When last we saw Ted Mosby, the protagonist of the dearly departed CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, he was living in the year 2030 and finally mustering up the courage to get over the death of his beloved wife Tracy by asking out his friend Robin, whom he had previously spent years pining for.

But now, in 2014, Entertainment Weekly has caught up with the New York-based architect to get his reactions to LeBron James returning to his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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HIMYM's 'The Mother' Gets Her Own Show, and a New Love – See the Trailer

How I Met Your Mother Star Cristin Milioti Returning to TV in NBC Rom-Com

Originally posted 05/12/2014 09:20PM

Miss How I Met Your Mother? NBC is bringing actress Cristin Milioti (The Mother) back to the small screen this fall for another adorable comedy about how love stands the test of time.

A to Z, executive-produced by Rashida Jones, tells the story of Andrew (Mad Men's Ben Feldman), a hopeless romantic who works at an online dating service. He tries to hide his cheesiness, belting Céline Dion in the comfort of his car and learning how to hit on women with a coworker. But when he meets the straight-laced Zelda (Milioti), he realizes he's seen her before: shimmering in a silver dress at a concert in 2012.

The show follows Andrew and Zelda's relationship from start to finish – as the title cutely puts it, from A to Z. Watch the trailer below.

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Meg Ryan Joins Cast of How I Met Your Mother Spin-Off

Meg Ryan Joins Cast of How I Met Your Mother Spin-Off

Originally posted 04/24/2014 10:05AM

Meg Ryan is getting back into acting, but as befits her more private life these days, it's an off-camera role.

Ryan, 52, has signed up to be the narrator of How I Met Your Dad, the upcoming spin-off of CBS's just-concluded How I Met Your Mother, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Much as Bob Saget provided the voice of future Ted in the original series, Ryan will be unseen as the voice of future Sally, whose present, on-camera self will be portrayed by Greta Gerwig.

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See a Fan-Made How I Met Your Mother Ending That Rights All the Finale's Wrongs

Originally posted 04/03/2014 11:00AM

[EMBEDCODE {}] Monday night's finale of How I Met Your Mother was arguably the most disastrously received series ender since Lost. Its missteps were legion (spoiler alert) – killing off the Mother, throwing away the Barney-Robin relationship – but most complaints boiled down to the same source: Creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas were too in love with the road map they'd created years ago, to the detriment of the finale's emotional thrust.

Now one helpful fan has come along to undo all that bad work. Using a few simple edits, YouTube user Ricardo J. Dylan has given viewers the finish they wanted all along, one that preserves the series' romantic soul while jettisoning some of the finale's other … distractions.

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HIMYM Creator Stands by Finale

How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother Creator Defends Series Ending, Thanks Fans

Originally posted 04/01/2014 02:15PM

The co-creator of How I Met Your Mother defended the hit show's controversial finale Monday night, thanking fans despite their split reactions.

In a series of Tweets, Craig Thomas responded to viewers' anger over main character Ted (Josh Radnor) finally meeting the titular mother … only for her to die, leaving him to move on to former flame Robin (Cobie Smulders). Some of the episode's scenes were filmed nine years ago, Lyndsy Fonseca, who played Ted's daughter, previously told PEOPLE.

But Thomas stood by the show's final plot twist.

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Fans Split on How I Met Your Mother Finale: Legendary, or Total Letdown?

How I Met Your Mother Fans Split on Finale: Great Finish, or Disappointment?

Originally posted 04/01/2014 07:30AM

Fans of CBS's long-running How I Met Your Mother had a rough night Monday, as their beloved story came to an end. [Insert obligatory legend – wait for it – ary reference here]

Then they immediately took to Twitter to vent. (Good luck to anyone attempting to avoid spoilers: The show is currently trending high on Google, Facebook and Twitter.)

While emotions ran the gamut from dissatisfaction to bittersweet nostalgia to all-out rage, there was emphatically no middle ground. Tuesday morning, if you didn't have a strong opinion on the HIMYM finale, you were out in the cold.

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How I Met Your Mother Is Just Like Love: Recapping the Finale

How I Met Your Mother Finale: The Show Is Just Like Love

Originally posted 03/31/2014 11:00PM

To paraphrase Ted and Robin: "Major Warning!" This story contains spoilers about tonight's final episode of How I Met Your Mother

Back in 2005 as How I Met Your Mother debuted, I wrote that it was the Lost of sitcoms – a group of people searching for love and identity while marooned on an island. (Have you ever tried to escape Manhattan during rush hour?) There was plenty of time travel, too. And like Lost, the CBS sitcom bowed out controversially, but as many fans predicted. 

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How I Met Your Mother Series Finale: 10 Best Quotes

How I Met Your Mother Series Finale: 10 Best Quotes

Originally posted 03/31/2014 10:10PM

"And that, kids, is how I met your mother."

With that line, How I Met Your Mother came to an end on Monday with an hour-long episode that finally wrapped up the story Ted (Josh Radnor) has been telling for nine seasons. While fans have known all along that Ted would meet The Mother (Cristin Milioti) at a train station platform in fictional Farhampton, Long Island, the show's final episode revealed several new twists in the story of the gang: Marshall (Jason Segel), Lily (Alyson Hannigan), Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders).

Below, we recap the finale's best moments in quotes. Warning: There are a few spoilers!

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Which How I Met Your Mother Mystery Will Creators Reveal on the DVD?

How I Met Your Mother Creators' Promise to Solve Lingering Mystery on DVD

Originally posted 03/31/2014 09:10PM

In a world where cutting to black (The Sopranos) or sending your characters to prison (Seinfeld) passes for a series finale, How I Met Your Mother's ender was decidedly sweet and complete.

While some critics have harshed on this season, the CBS sitcom did a terrific job of tying up all sorts of loose ends (The Mother has a name! The Cockamouse lives!) Except one, that is.

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The How I Met Your Mother Kids' Twitter Chat You Don't Want to Miss | How I Met Your Mother, David Henrie

UpdatePosted 03/31/2014 01:40PM

The Kids of How I Met Your Mother Answer Your Questions on Twitter

Originally posted 03/31/2014 01:00PM

You've met the mother. And in the series finale, Ted finally does. But before bidding farewell to How I Met Your Mother forever, we checked in with the children who have waited nine long seasons to hear their parents' love story.

David Henrie and Lyndsy Fonseca joined PEOPLE on Twitter on Monday afternoon, answering fans' questions live with the hashtag #AskTheKids. Though they've gotten less screen time than the actors playing the MacLaren's gang, you could argue Henrie, 24, and Fonesca, 27, are the stars of the show. After all, without his kids, Ted wouldn't have a tale to tell.

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