How I Met Your Mother

'How I Met Your Mother' stars Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel

‘How I Met Your Mother’ stars Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel | Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images

How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 2005 to 2014. The series was narrated by Bob Saget and featured Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan, and Jason Segel in lead roles.

The series is focused on Ted Mosby (Radnor) telling his kids the story of how he met their mother. Each episode is a flashback of Ted’s life as he dates his way through New York City. The show focuses on his friendships, romantic history, and the romantic entanglements of his friends.

A spinoff series, How I Met Your Father, is currently in the works and slated for a 2022 release. It stars Hilary Duff in the lead role. The series cast includes Francia Raisa, Tom Ainsley, Tien Tran, Surah Sharma, Chris Lowell, Josh Peck, and Daniel Augustin.


  • TV Genres: Sitcom
  • Network: CBS
  • Where to Watch: U.S. viewers can watch Grey’s Anatomy on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu.
  • Original Cast:Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan, and Jason Segel
  • Seasons: 9
  • First Episode: September 19, 2005
  • Final Episode: March 31, 2014
  • Spinoffs: How I Met Your Father

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