How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother

Beginning its eighth season on CBS, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER is a comedy about Ted and how he fell in love. It all started when Ted's best friend, aspiring environmental lawyer Marshall, proposed to his college sweetheart, Lily, a kindergarten teacher. Now that the two have had a baby, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he too hopes to find true love. Helping him in his quest to find his future wife is Barney, a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women. When Ted meets Robin, he's sure it's love at first sight, but after a whirlwind romance with her, he realizes destiny has something else in store for him. The series is narrated through flashbacks from the future.
Beginning its eighth season on CBS, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER is a comedy about Ted and how he fell in love. It all started when Ted's best friend, aspiring environmental lawyer Marshall, proposed to his college sweetheart, Lily, a kindergarten teacher. Now that the two have had a baby, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he too hopes to find true love. Helping him in his quest to find his future wife is Barney, a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women. When Ted meets Robin, he's sure it's love at first sight, but after a whirlwind romance with her, he realizes destiny has something else in store for him. The series is narrated through flashbacks from the future.

Season 8 (24 episodes)

  • 1. Farhampton

    Original air date: 09/24/2012 Runtime: 21:37 min.

    Original air date: 09/24/2012 Runtime: 21:37 min. Robin’s anxiety on her wedding day to Barney prompts Ted to recount the time he insisted on leaving Victoria’s jilted fiancé a note before they drove off into the sunset together.

  • 2. The Pre-Nup

    Original air date: 10/01/2012 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 10/01/2012 Runtime: 21:39 min. When Barney designs an extensive pre-nup, the guys take note and propose their own relationship amendments with their significant others. Meanwhile, Quinn is outraged and draws up a pre-nup of her own, which causes friction between the sexes.

  • 3. Nannies

    Original air date: 10/08/2012 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2012 Runtime: 21:39 min. When Lily and Marshall have trouble finding a nanny, they learn it's because of an elaborate scheme Barney came up with to meet girls. Meanwhile, Robin and Ted butt heads over who has a more serious relationship.

  • 4. Who Wants to be a Godparent

    Original air date: 10/15/2012 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2012 Runtime: 21:34 min. When Lily and Marshall can't decide on godparents for Marvin, they put the gang to the test to see who would make the best one.

  • 5. The Autumn of Break-Ups

    Original air date: 11/05/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min.

    Original air date: 11/05/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min. As the season of break-ups continues, Ted and Victoria must choose the next step in their long and complicated relationship. Meanwhile, Robin worries about Barney when he chooses a dog to be his wingman.

  • 6. Splitsville

    Original air date: 11/12/2012 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2012 Runtime: 21:39 min. When Robin is hesitant to break up with Nick, Barney takes matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Lily and Marshall are desperate for some private time.

  • 7. The Stamp Tramp

    Original air date: 11/19/2012 Runtime: 21:36 min.

    Original air date: 11/19/2012 Runtime: 21:36 min. Marshall recommends his old law school classmate Brad for a job at his firm, but the interview goes awry, leaving Marshall to do damage control with his boss. Meanwhile, Robin helps negotiate Barney’s return to the strip club circuit.

  • 8. Twelve Horny Women

    Original air date: 11/26/2012 Runtime: 21:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/26/2012 Runtime: 21:35 min. Marshall takes on his old friend/new nemesis Brad in the biggest case of his career. Meanwhile, the gang reminisces about their own run-ins with the law, leading to a debate over who was the biggest delinquent as a teenager.

  • 9. Lobster Crawl

    Original air date: 12/03/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min.

    Original air date: 12/03/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min. Robin is determined to get Barney back no matter what it takes. Meanwhile, Ted fills in as Marvin's Nanny, leading Marshall and Lily to realize that Ted is using baby Marvin to replace his other baby: the GNB building.

  • 10. The Over-Correction

    Original air date: 12/10/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min.

    Original air date: 12/10/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min. Robin becomes increasingly suspicious of Barney's relationship with Patrice. Meanwhile, Marshall discovers his mother is moving on in her romantic life... with a very disturbing partner.

  • 11. The Final Page, Part One

    Original air date: 12/17/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min.

    Original air date: 12/17/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min. The GNB building (which Ted designed) is about to have it’s grand opening, and Ted decides to use it as a way to exact revenge on his first architecture professor who told him that he’d never be an architect. When Professor Vinicks manages to snub Ted once again, Ted takes his fight straight to the Wesleyan campus, and Lily and Marshall tag along for nostalgia’s sake and end up running into a despised old acquaintance. Meanwhile, Robin attempts to get rid of Patrice.

  • 12. The Final Page, Part Two

    Original air date: 12/17/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min.

    Original air date: 12/17/2012 Runtime: 21:38 min. With Christmas fast approaching, Barney tells Ted that he plans on proposing to Patrice, which leads Ted to debate whether or not to tell Robin. Everything converges on the night of the GNB gala. Ted has asked Robin to be his date in order to keep her distracted, but it ends up having unintended consequences. Marshall and Lily use the gala as an excuse to have their first night out without baby Marvin and are intent on not wasting a minute of their date night.

  • 13. Band or DJ?

    Original air date: 01/14/2013 Runtime: 20:24 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2013 Runtime: 20:24 min. When Robin learns that Barney never asked her father's permission before proposing, she insists that he seek his approval before announcing their engagement. Meanwhile, Ted keeps his feelings concealed by throwing himself into planning their wedding.

  • 14. Ring Up!

    Original air date: 01/21/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min. Barney begs Ted to continue seeing his much younger, much wilder girlfriend, even though Ted has nothing in common with her. Meanwhile, Robin must adjust to the power of the bling.

  • 15. P.S. I Love You

    Original air date: 02/04/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min. Barney uncovers the lost episode of Robin's "Underneath the Tunes" as Robin Sparkles. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily are concerned that Ted's new girlfriend is a stalker.

  • 16. Bad Crazy

    Original air date: 02/11/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min. Ted is reluctant to break up with his crazy girlfriend Jeanette. Meanwhile, Robin becomes attached to Marvin after finally holding him for the first time.

  • 17. The Ashtray

    Original air date: 02/16/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 02/16/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min. When Ted receives an unexpected call from The Captain, the gang reminisces about their last awkward encounter with him.

  • 18. Weekend at Barney's

    Original air date: 02/25/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min. When Ted and Jeanette break up, Barney tries to help him land a new girl by using the infamous playbook Robin thought he had destroyed. Meanwhile, at a gallery opening where Lily hopes to make a good impression, Marshall ends up unintentionally getting noticed.

  • 19. The Fortress

    Original air date: 03/18/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min.

    Original air date: 03/18/2013 Runtime: 21:39 min. As their wedding date approaches, Robin tells Barney that it’s time they address the issue of where they will live as a married couple. She makes it clear that she will never live in his apartment – where all of his sexual escapades took place. Barney begrudgingly agrees, but insists that the apartment go to somebody worthy of its greatness. Meanwhile, Marshall takes drastic measures when he can no longer deal with Lily’s constant absences due to her demanding job with the Captain.

  • 20. The Time Travelers

    Original air date: 03/25/2013 Runtime: 21:32 min.

    Original air date: 03/25/2013 Runtime: 21:32 min. Future versions of Ted and Barney try to convince Ted to go see Robots

  • 21. Romeward Bound

    Original air date: 04/15/2013 Runtime: 20:55 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/2013 Runtime: 20:55 min. When The Captain asks Lily to move to Rome for a year to be his art consultant, she fears that Marshall will resent her. Meanwhile, Ted and Barney become obsessed with a girl who is hiding her amazing body under a puffy coat.

  • 22. The Bro Mitzvah

    Original air date: 04/29/2013 Runtime: 21:36 min.

    Original air date: 04/29/2013 Runtime: 21:36 min. Determined to throw a legendary bachelor party, Ted, Marshall and Lily kidnap Barney and take him to an undisclosed location where they attempt to adhere to the guidelines Barney set forth in his "Bro-Mitzvah" how-to packet. Meanwhile, Robin suffers through an uncomfortable dinner with Barney’s mom.

  • 23. Something Old

    Original air date: 05/06/2013 Runtime: 21:37 min.

    Original air date: 05/06/2013 Runtime: 21:37 min. Robin is desperate to find her "something old" she buried in Central Park years earlier for the wedding. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily ask for Ted's help packing for Italy, and Barney bonds with Robin, Sr.

  • 24. Something New

    Original air date: 05/13/2013 Runtime: 21:36 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/2013 Runtime: 21:36 min. As the gang prepares to head out to Robin and Barney's wedding, Ted invites Lily to see the house he's finally finished fixing up. Meanwhile, an obnoxious couple ruins Robin and Barney’s night of relaxation, and Marshall takes the baby on a last-minute trip to Minnesota to see his family.