How I Met, Your Mother is an American sitcom. It is created by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas for CBS. The series ran from 2005 to 2014. The story follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his friends in New York City’s Manhattan. Ted tells the story to his daughter and son about how he met his wife and got married. This is a joint production syndicated by 20th Television, 20th Century Fox Television, and Bays & Thomas Productions.
The series is loosely inspired by Thomas and Bays’ friendship when they both lived in New York City. Pamela Fryman directs most episodes, and other director includes Michael Shea, Rob Greenberg, Neil Patrick Harris. Through its run, the series is popular among the audience. Initial episodes received positive reviews, but as the series progressed, it received mixed reviews—the series released on September 19, 2005. Till now nine seasons have released.
The main casts How I Met, Your Mother –
Josh Radnor – Ted Mosby, an architect, college professor, and the main character of the series and tells the story of his adult years and the obstacle he faced. After graduating from university, he moved to New York with his friends Marshall and Lily. He had many relationships there. He had more high-class interest than his friends.
Cobie Smulders – Robin Scherbatskya news anchor trying to make it as a journalist. She dated both Barney and Ted. She came from Canada. She is very career orientated and doesn’t like to get married and have kids. She often smokes cigars and drinks scotch. She and Barney get married but later get separated.
Jason Segel – Marshall Eriksen is the best friend of Ted. They both were roommates in the university. And lived together when they moved to New York. Marshall married Lilly in Season 2, and in season 7, they have a child. He has an interest in mythical creatures and the paranormal.
Neil Patrick Harris – Barney Stinson is a serial playboy and uses his relative money. He is Ted’s best friend and was abandoned by his father at a young age. He tells lies about his life events. He marries Robin but later gets separated after 3 years.
Cristin Milioti – Tracy McConnell, the future wife of Ted Mosby. She appeared occasionally and was seen in the finale of season 8. She passes away in 2024.
Alyson Hannigan – Lily Aldrin, a kindergarten teacher, an aspiring artist, and Marshall’s wife. Later in season 7, she gives birth to a child. She can be quite unexpectedly fierce. Robin is her best friend.