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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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What Do You Think of Alyson Hannigan's New Short Haircut?

What Do You Think of Alyson Hannigan's New Short Haircut?

Originally posted 03/07/2014 11:35AM

The actress chops her strands into a chic bob

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HIMYM Cast Dishes About Final Season – and What They'll Miss the Most | How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother Cast Dishes About Final Season – and What They'll Miss the Most

Originally posted 01/16/2014 06:55PM

With a handful of episodes left before the cast of How I Met Your Mother go their separate ways, Neil Patrick Harris acknowledges that it's a bittersweet time.

"We're saying the word 'last' a lot more than we ever did," he told PEOPLE on Wednesday during a Television Critics Association set visit. "We knew that it was going to come to an end, but we never really talked about the end, so this season has been filled with a lot of us saying, 'Oh.' "

As Harris and his castmates Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor, Jason Segel and Alyson Hannigan fielded questions from reporters, both of the actresses said, "You guys really want us to cry."

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Alyson Hannigan: How My Daughter Makes Me Look Bad

Alyson Hannigan: How My Daughter Makes Me Look Bad

Originally posted 12/14/2013 03:45PM

"She's sort of a perfectionist," the How I Met Your Mother star jokes of 18-month-old Keeva

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How Scandal Can Hide Kerry Washington's Pregnancy | Kerry Washington

How TV Shows Have Hidden Stars's Pregnancies

Originally posted 11/14/2013 09:00AM

It's the baby news heard 'round the world: Kerry Washington is expecting her first child, and while we're excited for the actress, it leaves fans of Scandal scratching their heads about what Washington's bump means for Olivia Pope.

Producer Shonda Rimes has remained mum since Washington's October announcement about whether the pregnancy will be written into the show, but should she choose not to, there's plenty of past precedent to draw from on how to handle a star's changing shape, ranging from the subtle to the downright ridiculous.

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Alyson Hannigan: Parenting One Child Is 'Difficult' – Until You Have a Second

Alyson Hannigan: Parenting One Child Is 'Difficult' – Until You Have a Second

Originally posted 10/03/2013 05:45PM

"I thought one was really difficult and now I am like, 'What? One was super easy!' " the How I Met Your Mother star jokes

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What We Learned About the Mother on Last Night's How I Met Your Mother

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What We Learned About the Mother on How I Met Your Mother

Originally posted 09/24/2013 03:15PM

Earlier this year, the audience finally met How I Met Your Mother's titular star, and on Monday's season nine premiere, one more person joined that elusive club – just not Ted himself.

Over the course of two back-to-back episodes, Ted's best friend Lily (Alyson Hannigan) met his dream woman on board a train headed to the fictional Farhampton, Long Island, where Robin (Cobie Smulders) and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) are set to wed. It marked the first major scenes for actress Cristin Milioti, who made her debut as the much-anticipated mother in last May's season finale. As the show progresses towards its series finale in 2014, the audience will continue to learn more about Ted's as-yet unnamed wife-to-be, but in case you missed it, here's what we learned on Monday:

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Alyson Hannigan's Anniversary Gift? An Engagement Ring – and Vow Renewal!

Alyson Hannigan's Anniversary Gift? An Engagement Ring – and Vow Renewal!

Originally posted 07/30/2013 05:45PM

See the killer bling she's sporting after Alexis Denisof proposed again

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Alyson Hannigan & Daughters Cheer on Dad at Star Wars-Themed Relay Race | Alyson Hannigan

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Alyson Hannigan & Daughters Cheer on Dad at Star Wars-Themed Relay Race

Originally posted 07/11/2013 06:00AM

It was a race to the finish!

Alyson Hannigan and her daughters Satyana, 4, and Keeva, 13 months, were dad Alexis Denisof's biggest cheerleaders as he participated in the Course of the Force relay race at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Marin, Calif., on Tuesday.

Denisof, who was dressed in a self-made C-3P0 costume, "walked rigidly" (just like C-3P0!) in the last leg of the race.

"When Alexis rounded the corner, Alyson grabbed the kids and said 'Let's go watch daddy!'" an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "They cheered him on as he finished the relay with the lightsaber."

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