03:58 PM EDT 04/02/2014
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.
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.
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!
Originally posted 03/31/2014 10:00AM
Ted Mosby has dated a lot of women on How I Met Your Mother. We wouldn't call him a "slut" exactly, nor would we describe his dates as "random skanks," but the architect has certainly had more than his fair share of Mrs. Right Nows along his journey to find Mrs. Right. Some of them were guest stars, some of them were series regulars, and some of them didn't even have names (sorry, Blah Blah – we mean, Carol). But rich or poor, blonde or brunette, one thing united them: They all fell under Mosby's strange spell.
And now is the time, in the grand tradition of nuts and pies, to rank them.
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."
Originally posted 11/22/2013 12:30PM
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From The Hunger Games to Philomena, here's what to see and what to skip at the movies.
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:
Originally posted 09/11/2012 08:00AM
The actress started the evening in a long, lacy number, later changing into a short party dress
Originally posted 09/10/2012 12:30PM
Colbie Smulders's wedding to Saturday Night Live funnyman Taran Killam on Saturday was a star studded – and family-friendly – affair.
Smulders's How I Met Your Mother castmates Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan were on hand for the celebration – and so were their little kids.
"Spent the weekend with the family at one of the most fantastic weddings I've ever attended. Good times. So much love," Harris Tweeted on Sunday.
It was all about family for Smulders (who wore a Claire Pettibone gown) and Killam, who are parents to 3-year-old daughter Shaelyn.
Originally posted 09/09/2012 01:40PM
Cobie Smulders is married!
The How I Met Your Mother actress tied the knot with Saturday Night Live actor Taran Killam Saturday during a ceremony at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, Calif., a source confirms to PEOPLE.
The couple – who announced their engagement in January 2009 – are parents to 3½-year-old daughter, Shaelyn Cado.
Of the proposal, Smulders, 30, preferred to keep the details to herself. When asked how Killam, 30, popped the question, she told PEOPLE at the time, "That's personal, but it was very romantic, I'll tell you that much."
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