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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-01-2014, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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How I met your mother finale last night

I have been an on and off watcher of the show but the finale was one for the ages, up there with last Cosby Show, MASH, and Newhart.

Warning: spoilers

The last and 9th season was about Robin and Barney's wedding and on the very last episode of that season last night which starts in the present, the years in the future are ticking by every few minutes to lead up to the first season pilot taking place in the year 2030 and we learn the first shocker of the finale which is they get divorced a few years from now. They only have a three year marriage. This youtube reaction I found sums it all up around 7:15-8:15.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGbdoBEJ80E

There are other shockers too like Barney having a daughter which gives him perspective on everything (and making us feel he gained a little girl even though he lost Robin) and Ted's wife dying (which we knew from season one) leaving him with the two grown kids he talks to in the first season pilot as a widower with two kids sitting down to tell his story of how he met their mother.

In the very final scene, after the blessing from the kids who don't have a mom but love "aunt" Robin, Ted brings the blue French horn he stole from Robin in the first season back to her apartment and we assume they strike up their romantic relationship again.

The two kids realize that the long story he told them is not really about their mother but about Robin.

That's how I saw it and I hope I got all the names and facts basically correct. Like many episodes in this iconic series, there's a lot left up to interpretation.
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Re: How I met your mother finale last night

Barney Stintson might be one of the greatest sit com characters in recent history. This coming from a guy who didn't watch ever episode but my GF did so I saw a bulk of it.
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Barney Stintson might be one of the greatest sit com characters in recent history. This coming from a guy who didn't watch ever episode but my GF did so I saw a bulk of it.
Poor Barney is now going to have girls chasing him down every alley now and I don't know how Neil Patrick Harris' real life boyfriend will take all this. The fans of this show, as evidenced from this video, are completely into the show.

He was such a great character and added the most comedic wit to the cast. I am curious to see where they will all go next.

Cobie Smulders should go back to Agents of Shield since she's the boss lady. What I don't want to see is serious typecasting which can happen with such a successful show like this or Friends or Star Trek or Big Bang Theory. Sometimes a character is so strong that the poor actor is pretty much relegated to the role forever. I do like Sulu's few cameos on Big Bang Theory.

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I really disliked it. I love the show, but hated the finale. I guess I got the last slap!

I just keep thinking about all the Dream Theater I could've maybe learned in all the hours I wish I hadn't watched now!
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Re: How I met your mother finale last night

This will be the famous image of the end of the show.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW82fRNJc84
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