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How I Met Your Mother

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This comedy about five friends living in New York City takes place in a continual flashback narrated by the future Ted telling the story of the erstwhile Ted's love life

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This comedy about five friends living in New York City takes place in a continual flashback narrated by the future Ted telling the story of the erstwhile Ted's love life

Series 7 Summary

While Barney prepares for his wedding to a mystery bride, he and Ted reminisce about Punchy's wedding. And Robin considers telling Barney she has feelings for him.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Barney

    Episode 1 - The Best Man

    While Barney prepares for his wedding to a mystery bride, he and Ted reminisce about Punchy's wedding. And Robin considers telling Barney she has feelings for him.

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    Episode 2 - The Naked Truth

    Marshall lands his dream job but worries if his past indiscretions will cost him the role. Meanwhile, Ted can't decide who to bring to the Architects Ball.

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    Episode 3 - Ducky Tie

    Ted tries to make amends with an ex-girlfriend he cheated on during their relationship.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Robin

    Episode 4 - The Stinson Missle Crisis

    Robin assaults a girl who is out to ruin Barney's relationship and is forced to begin court-mandated therapy sessions as punishment.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Marshall and Lily

    Episode 5 - Field Trip

    When Marshall witnesses his boss' soft approach in settling with a million-dollar company, he takes matters into his own hands. Ted takes his class on a trip.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Robin, Barney, Lily and Ted

    Episode 6 - Mystery vs History

    Ted shocks his friends by going on a date without researching the woman on the internet beforehand. Lily and Marshall find out the sex of their baby.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Nora

    Episode 7 - Noretta

    The gang realise that their partners bear some resemblance to their parents. Meanwhile, Barney and Nora's romantic evening is ruined by a string of disasters.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Ted with Katie Holmes

    Episode 8 - The Slutty Pumpkin Returns

    Ted finally meets the mystery girl who attracted his attention by wearing a pumpkin costume at a Halloween party 10 years previously.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Lily

    Episode 9 - Disaster Averted

    Barney's desperate to get rid of the ducky tie and even offers up a slap in exchange for being allowed to remove it.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Marshall and Lily

    Episode 10 - Tick Tick Tick...

    Robin and Barney feel guilty about their liaison. Their guilt is compounded when they go on a work cruise together with their partners.

    Barney tells Nora the truth. Kevin tells Robin that he loves her. Meanwhile, Ted, Marshall, and Lily attend Groovapalooza, a music festival featuring bands from the nineties.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Lily, Marshall and Barney

    Episode 11 - The Rebound Girl

    It's Thanksgiving and Ted and Barney agree that they're both fed up with women.

    In this unstable state, they devise a brilliant plan to adopt a child together because as men they understand each other better than a man and a woman could.

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    Episode 12 - Symphony of Illumination

    Marshall is determined to decorate his house with the most spectacular Christmas lights display.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Robin, Barney and Ted

    Episode 13 - Tailgate

    On New Year's Day, Marshall is at the cemetery to visit his father's grave, where he ponders some of the gang's New Year's Eve celebrations.

    Ted and Barney convert Ted's flat into a bar called Puzzles, which is subsequently trashed by a drunken crowd.

    Robin gets a last-minute call to come into work and is forced to fill in for a drunken TV presenter.

    Lily is surprised by her father's reaction when she finally calls him to tell him that she's pregnant.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Lily

    Episode 14 - 46 Minutes

    Marshall and Lily have officially moved to the suburbs, but are being pushed to their limits by Lily's father Mickey, who has been living with them.

    Barney takes the rest of the gang to a strip club, where they see Jasmine, Lily's stripper doppelganger, and end up having a crazy night at an underground poker game.

    As dawn breaks, they decide to catch a train to the suburbs and visit Marshall and Lily for breakfast.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Mr Cootes and Ted

    Episode 15 - The Burning Beekeeper

    Lily and Marshall throw a housewarming party, but Lily's father Mickey causes consternation by admitting that he has just started a honey business and has 10,000 bees in the basement.

    Meanwhile, Ted gets into an altercation with Marshall's boss Mr Cootes (guest star Martin Short), Barney chats up an eccentric divorcee, and a wheel of cheese is attacked by mice.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Barney and Ted

    Episode 16 - The Drunk Train

    Barney persuades Ted to travel with him on the 'drunk train', the last train at night from Manhattan to Long Island, where there are many opportunities to pick up women.

    However, Ted soon realises that Barney's conspicuous lack of success with the ladies indicates that he actually has genuine feelings for Quinn, a girl he recently dated.

    Robin and Kevin join Marshall and Lily for a couples' weekend away, but is their relationship destined to make it to the next level?

  • How I Met Your Mother: Ted

    Episode 17 - No Pressure

    Ted tells Robin that he loves her just as she is setting off on her trip to Russia. He suggests that they start dating again and she promises she will give him an answer on her return.

    Lily and Marshall try to influence the outcome of the situation because they've had a bet with each other about how long Ted and Robin's relationship will last.

    Meanwhile, Barney makes a discovery about Marshall and Lily when he starts prying into their sex life.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Marshall, Lily and Barney

    Episode 18 - Karma

    Barney can't stop thinking about Quinn and tracks her down at the strip club where she works.

    After she gets a lot of money out of him in tips, he realises that she is manipulating him and feels this is payback time for the way he has treated women in the past.

    Ted is still upset about Robin moving out and can't work out what to do with her old room, while Marshall and Lily try to convert Robin into a suburbanite when she stays with them on Long Island.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Barney

    Episode 19 - The Broath

    Barney tries to persuade his friends to meet Quinn and get to know her, but Ted is convinced that Quinn is only after Barney's money. He breaks his promise to keep her job a secret, telling everyone she's a stripper.

    Meanwhile, Ted and Robin attempt to repair their friendship, and Marshall and Lily reveal a little too much information about their sex life.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Barney

    Episode 20 - Trilogy Time

    When Barney and Quinn start living together, Barney's reluctance to throw out his old possessions makes the gang doubt his faith in the relationship.

    Ted, Marshall and Barney hold their triennial 'trilogy time' event, at which they watch the Star Wars film trilogy and try to picture how their lives will have developed in another three years.

    The discussion leads Barney to realise that his hopes for the future have changed radically since meeting Quinn.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Marshall

    Episode 21 - Now We're Even

    Marshall is astounded when he discovers that Lily has had an erotic dream about Ranjit. Barney's attempts to take Ted's mind off Quinn's stripping have unexpected consequences. Robin single-handedly lands the news helicopter after the pilot has a stroke.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Barney and Ted

    Episode 22 - Good Crazy

    Despite pretending to play it cool, Barney is plagued by jealousy as a result of his girlfriend Quinn's occupation as a stripper, and he attempts to persuade her to switch careers.

    Ted realises that he needs to repair his damaged friendship with Robin when all of the women he meets online remind him of her.

    Marshall's fretful over-preparation for the baby's arrival drives Lily to distraction, so she packs him off to Atlantic City for the weekend.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Lily

    Episode 23 - The Magician's Code - Part One

    Lily goes into labour while Marshall is in Atlantic City with Barney, so Ted and Robin try to distract her from the painful contractions by telling her amusing stories from the group's past.

    As a drunken Marshall and Barney desperately try to get back home to New York, Lily becomes more panic-stricken until her father, Mickey, shows up at the hospital to comfort her.

  • How I Met Your Mother: Robin

    Episode 24 - The Magician's Code - Part Two

    Robin struggles to take a perfect photograph of baby Marvin for the birth announcement.

    Barney and Quinn set off on their first holiday together but Barney gets into trouble with airport security when he refuses to open a magic trick because of the Magician's Code.

    And Ted gets in touch with his ex-girlfriend Victoria to see if he still has a chance of getting back together with her.

How I Met Your Mother synopsis

This comedy about five friends living in New York City takes place in a continual flashback narrated by the future Ted telling the story of the erstwhile Ted's love life

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