Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Sep 19, 2005
Ted meets Robin in a neighborhood bar, immediately becomes smitten and even scores a first date. But, when Robin must leave in the middle of the date, Ted can hardly wait to see her again, and his eagerness threatens to scare her away. Ted realizes Robin may not be as easy to catch as he had hoped, and it becomes apparent that he may have to meet a few more women before he finds his true love.
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 26, 2005
Ted hosts a series of parties at his apartment in an attempt to spend some time with Robin in a more casual setting.
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 3, 2005
Barney is willing to go to any heights -- including 35,000 feet -- to spice up Ted's love life.
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Oct 10, 2005
Ted's whole outlook on his continuing search for love is altered when he rediscovers a shirt that has not seen daylight in years.
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 17, 2005
Ted and Barney hit the club scene with Robin, as Lily and Marshall try to partake in some more mature adult activities.
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Oct 24, 2005
Ted makes his yearly pilgrimage to the rooftop Halloween party in search of a girl dressed as a pumpkin who he met years ago.
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Nov 7, 2005
When Ted turns to a matchmaker to find love, he is sent away matchless.
Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Nov 14, 2005
Ted and Marshall decide to settle the battle over who will get to keep their apartment like "mature" men -- with a good old-fashioned sword fight.
Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Nov 21, 2005
When Ted and Robin give thanks by volunteering at a homeless shelter on Thanksgiving Day, they are shocked when they see the last person they would ever expect doing good for others.
Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Nov 28, 2005
After Ted overdoes it during a night out on the town, his friends help him to put together the pieces of his antics the next morning.
Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Dec 19, 2005
Ted surprises his friends with a styling and well-planned out New Year's Eve excursion around the Big Apple.
Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Jan 9, 2006
Robin accepts Ted's invite to a friend's wedding, but thanks to Ted, the couple may never make it down the aisle.
Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2006
Smitten with a woman he meets at the wedding, Ted decides to play it cool for a change and his all night romantic adventure with her doesn't even lead to a kiss or a phone number.
Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2006
When Marshall and Lily decide to go away for their anniversary, Ted and Victoria decide to take things to the next level.
Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2006
When a tape from Barney's ex-girlfriend is viewed by the gang, everyone must share their most embarrassing moment in order to get the full story from Barney on how she broke his heart and how their breakup changed him into the suit wearing bachelor he is today.
Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Mar 6, 2006
When Victoria is offered a fellowship at a culinary institute in Germany, she and Ted are faced with some tough relationship decisions.
Episode: 1x17 | Airdate: Mar 20, 2006
When Marshall takes an internship at Barney's company, he changes his entire personality in order to fit in.
Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Apr 10, 2006
When Ted accepts a late night invitation to Robin's place, the consequences prove to be disastrous.
Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Apr 24, 2006
When the gang is invited to a banquet to support Robin for a local news nomination, Barney secures a hot "date" for Ted.
Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: May 1, 2006
When Lily's wedding date is pushed up, she crashes a high school prom with Barney and Robin in order to hear a potential band for the big day.
Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: May 8, 2006
When a matchmaking company calls Ted claiming they have found his soul mate, he is forced to postpone his date when Lily asks for his help.
Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: May 15, 2006
While Ted makes one last attempt to win Robin's heart, Marshall and Lily are at odds.
Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 18, 2006
While Marshall begins his summer forlorn over his break-up with Lily, Ted and Robin couldn't be happier with their budding romance.
Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Sep 25, 2006
Lily returns from San Francisco claiming that she had the summer of her life, but her friends soon see through the veneer.
Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 2, 2006
When Ted's parents come to New York for a visit, their weekend ends up being far from the ordinary when a colossal family secret is unveiled.
Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 9, 2006
When Barney tries to prove to Ted that his job as an architect is anything but boring by showing him that it is a great way to pick up women, a jealous Robin tracks down her man after hearing of his antics.
Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 16, 2006
When Lily moves in with Barney, the trials and tribulations of their relationship may prove too much for Barney to handle.
Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Oct 23, 2006
While Barney makes it his job to satisfy Marshall's disgruntled law professor, Lily goes to work for Ted's architecture company and tries to teach Ted's big boss a big lesson.
Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 6, 2006
When Marshall goes on his first real date post-Lily, Ted and Barney try to convince him the girl is crazy.
Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 13, 2006
It's no day at the beach for Lily and Marshall when complications alter their Atlantic City wedding plans.
Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Nov 20, 2006
Barney uncovers Robin's secret past and the real reason behind her strong aversion to malls.
Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Nov 27, 2006
While Barney struggles with the fact that all of his friends have settled into the boring state of "coupledom," his number one wingman, his gay, black brother James, arrives on the scene.
Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Dec 11, 2006
Nobody likes a "grinch," so the Christmas-stealing Lily must be stopped after she threatens to ruin the gang's plans of a joyous holiday together due to a brawl with Ted.
Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Jan 8, 2007
When Robin tries to talk her younger sister out of losing her virginity, Barney recalls his "dirty" first time as the gang shares stories with each other about their first experiences.
Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Jan 22, 2007
Marshall is tormented by his pals after they discover a nude painting of him by Lily, but then in a twist of fate she and Marshall figure out a way to capitalize on her painting expertise.
Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Feb 5, 2007
When a funeral prevents the gang from watching the Super Bowl live, the group makes a pact not to find out who won before watching the game together the following night.
Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Feb 12, 2007
When Ted picks up a "lucky" penny, a maelstrom of bad luck ensues, but picking up the penny may be the best thing that Ted has ever done.
Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Feb 19, 2007
After taking heat from Robin for holding on to all of his stuff from ex-girlfriends, Ted gives in and parts ways with all of the items -- only to discover something that puts Robin in the dog house.
Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Feb 26, 2007
When Marshall's beloved Fiero gives out just shy of 200,000 miles, the gang recalls all of their great memories in the car.
Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Mar 19, 2007
As Ted and Robin reach a new milestone in their relationship, Barney does everything in his power to hijack their happiness.
Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Apr 9, 2007
After Barney ruins Marshall's bachelor party plans, Lily reveals a shocking secret about Barney that causes Marshall to rethink who his best man should be.
Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2007
Barney is ecstatic about his appearance on the "The Price Is Right" because he has wanted to meet Bob Barker his entire life.
Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: May 7, 2007
By the time their wedding day arrives, nothing seems to be the way Marshall and Lily had envisioned, but surprisingly Barney jumps in to try to save their special day.
Episode: 2x22 | Airdate: May 14, 2007
When Barney overhears that Ted and Robin have a secret at the wedding reception, he begins to speculate about what it might be, but what they are hiding even stuns the unflappable Barney.
Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Sep 24, 2007
When Robin shows up with an Argentinean Adonis by her side, Ted decides he is ready to hit the town with Barney and his performance is legen.wait for it.dary!
Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Oct 1, 2007
After seeing girls get weak in the knees over Robin's man, Gael, who's from Argentina, Barney and Ted decide to pose as out-of-towners, in order to meet chicks.
Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Oct 8, 2007
When two beautiful women show that they are both very attracted to Ted, they take the party to his place, where the gang helps Ted realize that bad luck doesn't always come in threes.
Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Oct 15, 2007
When "kid unfriendly" Robin surprisingly forms a bond with the young son of the guy she is dating, she decides it is too serious and must figure out a way to let the little guy down.
Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 22, 2007
When Ted's new girl becomes jealous that the story of how he and his pals met is better than the story of how she and Ted met, her ranking on Barney's "crazy scale" skyrockets.
Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Oct 29, 2007
When a corporate law firm courts Marshall, lawyer Jeff Coatsworth wins him over, forcing him to let go of his dream of saving the earth in favor of the almighty dollar.
Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Nov 5, 2007
When Lily and Marshall decide to buy an apartment, not only do they make every mistake in the book, but Marshall also discovers Lily's dirty little financial secret when they apply for a loan.
Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2007
When Ted thinks he has met a wonderful girl, the gang can't help but point out a deal-breaking flaw, eventually leading to a heated exchange of barbs among the group.
Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2007
As Lily and Marshall host their first Thanksgiving as a married couple, Barney is tortured by the tick-tock of the slap bet countdown clock and the uncertainty of the exact moment the slap is going to be delivered.
Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Nov 26, 2007
When Barney loses his "mojo," he attends the Victoria's Secret Fall Fashion Show after-party to get himself back on track, but his smooth operating skills are put to the test when he meets supermodel Heidi Klum.
Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Dec 10, 2007
When the gang finds out that Ted is taking his doctor on a date, they try to convince him, through examples of their own toxic experiences, why it's never a good idea to get into a relationship with someone you see on a regular basis.
Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2008
When Ted takes a page from Barney's book and lives like there's no tomorrow, he gets a post St. Patty's Day reality check from Marshall.
Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Mar 24, 2008
Continuing his passionate quest to find the woman who will one day be his wife, Ted pursues his beautiful dermatologist, Stella. While Stella turns down his repeated efforts for a date, her office receptionist, Abby, becomes smitten with Ted.
Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2008
When Barney's love life is sabotaged by a mystery woman, he turns to tournament bracketology to narrow down the field of 64 women with the most cause to hate his guts.
Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2008
After Marshall is verbally emasculated by his boss, he struggles with the fact that taking a job with a "big bad" corporate law firm may have been a major mistake.
Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Apr 21, 2008
When Robin rekindles things with an old flame, he crushes her again, but Barney, in his own inimitable style, helps her realize that she is awesome.
Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2008
When a guilt-ridden Barney breaks the "Bro Code," he struggles with the ramifications of his misstep.
Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: May 5, 2008
When Ted tells the gang Stella's intimate secret, he must face the consequences of breaking her trust.
Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: May 12, 2008
When Barney and Abby realize that they have one thing in common - their mutual hatred of Ted - the "couple" decides to go to the bar to flaunt their new relationship in Ted's face.
Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: May 19, 2008
When Ted is in an accident, he re-evaluates his life and relationship with Stella.
Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Sep 22, 2008
As Stella responds to Ted's proposal, Barney realizes that he's in love with Robin.
Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Sep 29, 2008
Television personality Regis Philbin meets a burger-mad Marshall while on his quest to find the restaurant where he had his very first New York burger.
Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 6, 2008
After inviting the gang to Stella's apartment in New Jersey, Ted tries to sell them on the perks of living in the suburbs until he learns that she expects him to move there after they're married.
Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 13, 2008
When Ted discovers that the gang ditched their plans to stage an intervention for his engagement to Stella, he is adamant that they go through with it anyway.
Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Oct 20, 2008
After Stella and Ted make the spontaneous decision to get married in three days, the presence of their exes destroys what was to be the "happiest day of their lives".
Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 3, 2008
While out for dinner with the gang, Ted runs into someone from his past that prompts each of them to think about how they would handle bumping into someone they'd rather forget.
Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 10, 2008
When Lily and Marshall contemplate making the life-changing decision to have a baby, Lily turns to Ted and Robin for advice and their very different points of view on the issue.
Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Nov 17, 2008
Robin rediscovers the "Woo Girls," a group of single girls who like to go out and party. Meanwhile, Ted pitches Barney a design for his company's new headquarters.
Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Nov 24, 2008
After Ted walks into the apartment to find Robin's date sitting on the couch in the buff, the gang realizes this method might be the easiest way to get their dates into bed with them.
Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Dec 8, 2008
Ted tries to prove he's not pathetic for getting left at the altar, and Barney tries to impress Robin, who thinks fighting is sexy, by fighting with patrons who are sitting in their favorite booth.
Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Dec 15, 2008
Ted turns into an overprotective, older brother by going out of his way to keep his sister out of trouble when she comes to visit him in New York. Meanwhile, Marshall and Robin bond when he introduces her to a Minnesota themed bar.
Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2009
When Ted and Robin become "friends with benefits" to deal with conflicts they're having around the apartment, Barney tries to resolve the issues so they'll stop hooking up. Meanwhile, "reality" stars get too real for Marshall when they taunt him from the pages of his magazine.
Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Jan 19, 2009
When A blizzard shuts down the city, Marshall and Lily try to continue their longstanding airport reunion tradition while Ted and Barney volunteer to keep MacLaren's open so they can meet up with some college girls.
Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2009
When Robin realizes that she only has four days to get a job or she will be deported back to Canada, she agrees to let Barney produce a video resume for her.
Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Mar 2, 2009
When the gang suspects that Barney has a girlfriend after he mysteriously leaves MacLaren's, they decide to follow him.
Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Mar 9, 2009
When Lily and Marshall hear that Ted's college girlfriend, Karen, has moved to New York City, they finally reveal how much they hated her back then.
Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Mar 16, 2009
When Karen finds another woman's earring in Ted's bed, he discovers that Lily planted it there on purpose, and that she secretly meddled in some of his previous relationships as well.
Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Mar 23, 2009
When Goliath National Bank cancels plans to build their new headquarters that Ted was hired to design, Barney and Marshall concoct an elaborate lie to keep Ted from knowing he is out of a job.
Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: Mar 30, 2009
When Barney hears that Ted has made a list of things he feels the gang is too old to do, he attempts to complete every task on the list within 24 hours to prove Ted wrong.
Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Apr 13, 2009
When Ted loses his job and decides to form his own architectural firm out of his apartment, he hires an intern to help get his company off the ground, but the intern gets too close for comfort with some of Ted's friends.
Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2009
When Ted breaks Barney and Marshall's "three days rule" by having a "text" relationship with a girl he just met, they play a cruel joke on him by pretending to be her.
Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: May 4, 2009
After Ted runs into an old flame, he talks to his future kids about how being in the right place at the right time can impact a person's life. Meanwhile, Barney celebrates his 200th female conquest.
Episode: 4x23 | Airdate: May 11, 2009
In his attempt to assuage his guilt for "ruining Ted's life," Tony, Stella's fiancé, insists on helping Ted find a job, but only manages to prove that no good deed goes unpunished. Meanwhile, Barney tries to prove he can get out of a speeding ticket.
Episode: 4x24 | Airdate: May 18, 2009
When Ted pulls an all-nighter working on a pitch in an attempt to bring business to his fledgling architecture firm, Marshall tries to lure him to the roof for a surprise 31st birthday party.
Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Sep 21, 2009
When the gang finds out that Barney and Robin are hesitant to define their relationship, Lily forces them to confront their biggest fear...becoming boyfriend/girlfriend. Meanwhile, Ted is anxious about teaching his first lecture at Columbia.
Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Sep 28, 2009
While on a blind date, Ted realizes this is actually his second first date with the same girl, and seven years later they still have nothing in common. Meanwhile, Barney takes Marshall out on the town, much to the dismay of Robin.
Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Oct 5, 2009
When Robin fears that Barney is cheating on her, she soon discovers that he is spending his evenings with Ted learning everything there is to know on how to date her.
Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Oct 12, 2009
When Lily and Marshall realize that Robin and Barney are the perfect double-date friends, they try too hard to impress and come on too strong, forcing Barney and Robin to try to break up with them.
Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Oct 19, 2009
While Barney tries to convince Robin to become an American citizen, Ted and Marshall's fabled road trip takes a wrong turn when Marshall invites Lily.
Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Nov 2, 2009
To prove that he and Robin are the perfect couple, Barney arrogantly gives relationship advice to Marshall, which results in a huge fight between Marshall and Lily.
Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Nov 9, 2009
After Barney and Robin hit a rough patch in their relationship, Lily devises the perfect plan to break them up, calling in help from Robin's famous friend, Alan Thicke.
Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Nov 16, 2009
When Robin and Barney break up, Barney pulls out all of his greatest tricks to get himself back into the dating scene.
Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Nov 23, 2009
Barney freaks out when Marshall bequeaths a "slap bet" slap to Ted and Robin. Meanwhile, Lily's estranged father shows up for Thanksgiving.
Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Dec 7, 2009
The gang tries to help Ted when the perfect girl is finally available, and Marshall takes action when he finds a letter written by his younger self.
Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Dec 14, 2009
The gang struggles to quit smoking while Robin clashes with her new jaded co-worker.
Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Jan 11, 2010
When Barney debates giving up wearing suits in order to land a hot bartender, his conflicted feelings lead to an amazingly awesome musical number. Meanwhile, Ted gets one step closer to meeting the future mother of his kids.
Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Jan 18, 2010
When Lily refuses to believe that Jenkins, Marshall's attractive female colleague, kissed him, Marshall insists Jenkins tell Lily what really happened. Meanwhile, Robin finds out that a drinking game has been made up about her.
Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2010
When Barney is about to complete the perfect week - landing seven different girls in seven days - the gang roots him on in order to forget about their own miserable week.
Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Feb 8, 2010
When Lily and Marshall forget to fix up Ted on a blind date for Valentine's Day, they use one of Barney's many discarded girls to see if they may become Ted's future wife. Meanwhile, Robin's obnoxious colleague invites her to a party at his apartment.
Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2010
When the gang tries to convince Ted that he is being strung along by Tiffany, they reflect about relationships where each of them has been in the same situation.
Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2010
When Robin confesses that she is still angry with Barney for the way he handled their break-up, she enlists the help of Anita, a self-help author who plans to beat Barney at his own game.
Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Mar 22, 2010
When Ted ruins Lily's birthday dinner celebration by bringing a date, Lily goes to great lengths to keep her out of the traditional photo she takes every year of the gang.
Episode: 5x19 | Airdate: Apr 12, 2010
When Marshall gets mugged, Lily decides she wants to get a gun for protection, so Marshall comes up with a convoluted story about the mugging to deter Lily from following through.
Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: Apr 19, 2010
When Ted attends his mother's wedding, he is extremely disturbed by her overly affectionate relationship with her fiancé, which forces him to think about his own life and make an impulsive decision.
Episode: 5x21 | Airdate: May 3, 2010
When Ted and Barney jeopardize Robin's new relationship by professing their love for her, Robin realizes that she is finally over them. Meanwhile, after spending a weekend sleeping in twin beds, Marshall and Lily decide to get twin beds at home.
Episode: 5x22 | Airdate: May 10, 2010
When Ted, Marshall, Lily and Barney crash a highfalutin party at a swanky New York apartment, Ted gets the chance to mingle with the snooty guests and show off his intellectual side.
Episode: 5x23 | Airdate: May 17, 2010
When Ted takes a date to see a new hit movie, "The Wedding Bride," he is shocked to learn the story is loosely based on his life, and that it was written by Tony, the man Stella left him for at the altar.
Episode: 5x24 | Airdate: May 24, 2010
Marshall and Lily make a secret pact to start trying to have a baby if they ever finally see Barney's doppelganger. Meanwhile, Robin finally gets an offer for her dream job.
Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Sep 20, 2010
When Ted and Barney argue about who has "dibs" on a hot girl, Ted realizes that she is there with Cindy, a girl he previously dated who is also the roommate of his future wife. Meanwhile, Robin is heartbroken over Don, and Marshall can't keep quiet about his desire to start a family.
Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2010
When Barney convinces the gang to help his mom move out of her home, they quickly learn that she has been very protective of Barney and lied to him about events throughout his life. Meanwhile, Ted gets upset when Robin oversells him to a blind date.
Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2010
When Ted declines Barney's offer to design the new GNB building, Barney ties to woo him by using all of his best womanizing tactics. Meanwhile, Robin is still not over her relationship with Don and drunk dials him.
Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2010
When the gang teases Robin about not being a "real" New Yorker, she sets out to prove them wrong by racing them to a downtown restaurant to catch a glimpse of Woody Allen, the ultimate New Yorker.
Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2010
Ted becomes conflicted about pursuing his dream job of designing the new GNB headquarters after meeting a hot girl who's passionate about saving the landmark building that is being torn down to make room for it.
Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2010
Marshall and Lily research how to conceive a baby with the gender of their choice. Meanwhile, Robin is growing more and more irritated by her perky new co-anchor, Becky.
Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Nov 1, 2010
When Zoey enrolls in Ted's class, she manipulates his students into taking her side in the fight to save the building being torn down to make room for his project. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily spot Robin marching in the Halloween parade of shame.
Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2010
When the gang attends a black tie fundraiser at the Natural History Museum, Ted runs into Zoey and sees a whole different side of her when she introduces him to her husband, The Captain.
Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2010
When Barney finds a copy of the Canadian kids show "Space Teens" starring Robin's alter-ego "Robin Sparkles," the gang learns more about Robin's past as a performer than they expected.
Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Nov 22, 2010
When Ted leaves the bar early to prepare a Thanksgiving feast for his friends, the gang winds up partying all night with The Blitz, an old friend from college who has bad luck. As a result Ted is forced to spend Thanksgiving with Zoey.
Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Dec 6, 2010
When Ted's new friendship with Zoey tests the theory that men and married women can't be friends, he invites her husband, "The Captain," to hang out with them. Meanwhile, Marshall and Robin decide to spend alone time together.
Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Dec 13, 2010
When Marshall and Lily receive shocking news, it has a profound effect on the gang and forces them to reexamine their own lives. Meanwhile, Robin gets a new job, Barney discovers the joy of giving on Christmas and Ted begins his duties as Best Man for his old friend Punchy's wedding.
Episode: 6x13 | Airdate: Jan 3, 2011
When Marshall and Lily fear they will never get pregnant, they see a specialist who can hopefully help move the process along. Meanwhile, Robin starts her new job.
Episode: 6x14 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2011
The gang travels home to Minnesota with Marshall where Ted and Barney will stop at nothing to make Marshall laugh. Meanwhile, Marshall has an unfortunate meeting with an old high school bully that terrorized him throughout his youth.
Episode: 6x15 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2011
When Zoey fixes Ted up on a date with her cousin, the gang resorts to calling her "Honey" after learning how naive she is. Meanwhile, Ted calls an intervention on himself after having an epiphany about his feelings for Zoey, and Barney gets acquainted with Honey in Ted's place.
Episode: 6x16 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2011
Barney declares February 13th "Desperation Day," a holiday for desperate women. Meanwhile, Lily surprises Marshall for Valentine's Day, Ted and Zoey continue to figure out their relationship and Robin bonds with her single girlfriends.
Episode: 6x17 | Airdate: Feb 21, 2011
After Marshall sees a documentary about garbage, he becomes fixated on saving the environment. Meanwhile, Ted runs into Zoey's ex-husband, The Captain, and Robin forces Barney to admit he has feelings for Nora, the girl who made history as his first Valentine's Day date ever.
Episode: 6x18 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2011
When Barney starts to have real feelings for Nora, he worries that there is something wrong with his heart. Meanwhile, Robyn starts dating a guy who acts a lot like a dog.
Episode: 6x19 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2011
When Barney finally meets his father, he's surprised to learn how his life turned out. Meanwhile, the gang points out each other's "gaps," something they should know by adulthood but never learned.
Episode: 6x20 | Airdate: Apr 11, 2011
Lily and Barney react badly when Marshall finally quits his job at Goliath National Bank to take a volunteer position at an environmental organization. Meanwhile, Ted and Zoey's opposing positions on the future of the Arcadia come between them.
Episode: 6x21 | Airdate: Apr 18, 2011
When Barney tries to bond with his father, he asks the gang to help make his life seem more exciting by lying about their own lives. Meanwhile, Robin runs into a guy she has a crush on.
Episode: 6x22 | Airdate: May 2, 2011
When Marshall and Barney argue over the destruction of the Arcadian Hotel, Robin and Lily try to mix the right combination of cocktails that will force them to make up. Meanwhile, Ted plans a romantic weekend away with Zoey.
Episode: 6x23 | Airdate: May 9, 2011
When Ted is faced with an important decision that might affect his future with Zoey, the gang expresses their true feelings about her.
Episode: 6x24 | Airdate: May 16, 2011
Robin and Barney bond when they intervene in Ted's relationship, and Marshall and Lily watch a ticking clock as he fears that he soon will be the victim of food poisoning. Meanwhile, Ted performs his Best Man duties at a very important wedding
Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Sep 19, 2011
While Barney prepares for his wedding to a mystery bride, he and Ted reminisce about Punchy's wedding, including when Marshall and Lily announced they are having a baby. Meanwhile, Robin considers telling Barney she has feelings for him.
Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Sep 19, 2011
When Marshall gets the job of his dreams, he worries that, once the company discovers videos he made in the past, they may rescind the offer. Meanwhile, Ted can't decide who to bring to the Architects Ball.
Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Sep 26, 2011
After Ted runs into an old girlfriend, he tries to make amends with her since he cheated during their relationship. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily make a bet with Barney that could force him to wear Marshall's ducky tie.
Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Oct 3, 2011
After Robin assaults a girl who is out to ruin Barney's relationship, she is forced to begin court-mandated therapy sessions. Meanwhile, Ted gets too involved in Lily's pregnancy.
Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Oct 10, 2011
When Marshall witnesses his boss's soft approach in settling with a million dollar company, he takes matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Ted takes his architecture class on a field trip and things don't go as planned.
Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Oct 17, 2011
When Ted goes on a date without researching the girl on the Internet, the gang interferes, showing Kevin that they are too into each other's business. Meanwhile, Lily and Marshall come to terms with finding out the sex of their baby.
Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Oct 24, 2011
The gang begins to realize their romantic partner reminds them of one of their parents. Meanwhile, Barney and Nora's planned romantic evening is ruined by a string of bad events.
Episode: 7x08 | Airdate: Oct 31, 2011
Ted finally meets his mystery girl in the Slutty Pumpkin costume. Meanwhile, Barney learns he is part Canadian, and Lily has pregnancy brain.
Episode: 7x09 | Airdate: Nov 7, 2011
The gang reminisces about what happened during Hurricane Irene and Barney tries desperately to get out of wearing the ducky tie.
Episode: 7x10 | Airdate: Nov 14, 2011
Barney and Robin find themselves in an uncomfortable situation when they hide a secret from their significant others. Meanwhile, Marshall, Lily and Ted attend a concert.
Episode: 7x11 | Airdate: Nov 21, 2011
Ted and Barney discuss making a life-changing decision together, and Robin tries to discourage Marshall and Lily from moving to Long Island.
Episode: 7x12 | Airdate: Dec 5, 2011
When Robin receives bad news, she decides to lie about it to the gang. Meanwhile, Marshall hangs Christmas decorations on the house in the 'burbs with help from his neighbor.
Episode: 7x13 | Airdate: Jan 2, 2012
After celebrating New Year's Eve, Marshall visits his father's graveside to carry on their tradition of tailgating. Meanwhile, Barney and Ted open a bar called "Puzzles," and Robin is forced to fill in for an inebriated news anchor.
Episode: 7x14 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2012
Lily and Marshall officially move to the suburbs and realize that Lily's bossy father refuses to move out of their house. Meanwhile, the gang adjusts to them moving by going to a strip club.
Episode: 7x15 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2012
Lily and Marshall throw a housewarming party, where Ted nearly comes to blows with Marshall's boss, and Barney hits on a crazy divorcee.
Episode: 7x16 | Airdate: Feb 13, 2012
For Valentine's Day, Lily and Marshall invite Robin and Kevin on a weekend getaway to Vermont, where Kevin and Robin discussing taking their relationship to the next level. Meanwhile, Barney realizes he has finally met his match.
Episode: 7x17 | Airdate: Feb 20, 2012
When Robin breaks up with Kevin, Ted confesses his feelings to her. Meanwhile, Barney is on a mission to find something private of Marshall and Lily's.
Episode: 7x18 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2012
Barney tries to pursue Quinn, even after learning she is a stripper. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily introduce Robin to life in the suburbs and Ted tries to figure out what to do with Robin's old room.
Episode: 7x19 | Airdate: Mar 19, 2012
The gang tries to break up Barney and Quinn after learning they plan on moving in together, leaving Robin and Ted to fight over who deserves to sublet her apartment.
Episode: 7x20 | Airdate: Apr 9, 2012
Ted, Marshall and Barney embark on another "trilogy time," where they get together every three years to watch the "Star Wars" trilogy and envision what their lives will be like in another three years. Meanwhile Barney and Quinn move in together.
Episode: 7x21 | Airdate: Apr 16, 2012
Just as Ted starts to settle into his new apartment alone, Barney tries to entice him into going out every single night. Meanwhile, Lily has a naughty dream about someone other then Marshall, and Robin finally becomes a famous news anchor.
Episode: 7x22 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2012
When Lily and Marshall have a baby shower, Marshall starts to panic after realizing the baby is coming soon. Meanwhile, Ted and Robin come to terms with their relationship and Barney takes Marshall on a road trip.
Episode: 7x23 | Airdate: May 14, 2012
While Marshall is in Atlantic City with Barney, Lily goes into labor, leaving him desperate to make it back to New York before the baby is born. Meanwhile, Ted and Robin try to distract Lily during her painful contractions.
Episode: 7x24 | Airdate: May 14, 2012
On Barney's future wedding day, when his wife is finally revealed, the gang reminisces about the time they encouraged Ted to follow his heart and go after the one that got away.
Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Sep 24, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Oct 1, 2012
When Barney designs an extensive pre-nup, the guys take note and propose their own relationship amendments to their significant others. Meanwhile, Quinn is outraged and draws up a pre-nup of her own, which causes friction between the sexes.
Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Oct 8, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Oct 15, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x05 | Airdate: Nov 5, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x06 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x07 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Nov 26, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Dec 3, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Dec 10, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Dec 17, 2012
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.
Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Dec 17, 2012
Marshall and Lily run into an acquaintance from college
Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2013
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.
Episode: 8x14 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2013
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.
Episode: 8x15 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2013
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.
Episode: 8x16 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2013
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.
Episode: 8x17 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2013
When Ted receives an unexpected call from The Captain, the gang reminisced about their last awkward encounter with him.
Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2013
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.
Episode: 8x19 | Airdate: Mar 18, 2013
After Robin asks Barney to sell his bachelor pad so they can build a home together, Barney is reluctant and drives away potential buyers. Meanwhile, Lily's commitment to her job as The Captain's art consultant strains her relationship with Marshall.
Episode: 8x20 | Airdate: Mar 25, 2013
Future versions of Ted and Barney try to convince Ted to go see Robots Versus Wrestlers. Meanwhile, Marshall challenges Robin to a dance-off.
Episode: 8x21 | Airdate: Apr 15, 2013
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.
Episode: 8x22 | Airdate: Apr 29, 2013
The gang works together to plan a legendary bachelor party for Barney.
Episode: 8x23 | Airdate: May 6, 2013
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..
Episode: 8x24 | Airdate: May 13, 2013
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, Robin and Barney's night of relaxation is ruined by an obnoxious couple, and Marshall takes the baby on a last-minute trip to Minnesota to see his family.
Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2013
On their way to Long Island for their wedding weekend, Robin and Barney come across a startling family discovery. Meanwhile, Marshall sees something online that changes the course of his entire journey back east, and Lily confronts Ted about letting go of Robin.
Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2013
When James reveals that he is getting divorced, Robin worries about how Barney will take the news. Meanwhile, Marshall races to find a way to get to New York in time for the wedding, and Ted deals with being alone at a romantic hotel.
Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2013
When Lily discovers Ted's list of things he wants to do in New York before he moves for Chicago, she becomes frustrated that she is the only person who knows about his plans. Meanwhile, Robin and Barney realize they have very little time together before their relatives arrive for their wedding.
Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2013
While Barney works through his anger at Ted after finding out he still has feelings for Robin, Marshall Skypes in to act as a judge and help settle their dispute. Meanwhile, Lily realizes she is Robin's only girlfriend.
Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2013
When Barney is forced to pick sides in a fight between Robin and his mother, Lily coaches him on how not to ruin his relationship. Meanwhile, Ted and Marshall get into a dispute over wedding gifts and thank-you.
Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2013
When Ted finds himself with three prospects to be his date for the wedding weekend, he chooses poorly. Meanwhile, Barney and Robin have a confrontation with their minister, and Marshall learns more about his driving companion, Daphne..
Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2013
When Daphne sends a troubling text message to Lily, Marshall enlists the gang's help to remove the message while enforcing the "No Questions Asked" rule.
Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Nov 4, 2013
When Robin and Loretta's conflict escalates, Barney is caught in the middle. Meanwhile, Marshall and Daphne deal with a stowaway on their road trip, and Ted and Cassie try to enjoy a trip to a lighthouse.
Episode: 9x09 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2013
In a flashback episode, the gang ponders the future of the Ted, Robin and Barney love triangle. Meanwhile, Barney accepts a series of challenges from Lily and Robin.
Episode: 9x10 | Airdate: Nov 18, 2013
When Barney's father arrives at the hotel, Barney devises a plan that makes Robin very nervous. Meanwhile, Ted is convinced someone framed him by messing up a wedding-related.
Episode: 9x11 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2013
Marshall tries to get Marvin to sleep by reciting three rhyming bedtime tales about his friends as they wind down their epic cross-country journey.
Episode: 9x12 | Airdate: Dec 2, 2013
Barney becomes fixated on having his rehearsal dinner at a laser tag arena, much to Robin's dismay. Meanwhile, Ted doesn't come through on a promise, which aggravates Lily.
Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Dec 16, 2013
The gang encounters a guy at the wedding who intentionally stirs up trouble among them, and Marshall finally arrives at the Farhampton Inn.
Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2014
In an attempt to deliver a devastating final slap to Barney, Marshall explains how he mastered the Slap of A Million Exploding Suns.
Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Jan 20, 2014
When Barney drinks too much, Ted and Robin take advantage of him and get him to reveal secrets he's been hiding for years. Meanwhile, Marshall does everything he can to avoid fighting with Lily.
Episode: 9x16 | Airdate: Jan 27, 2014
On the 200th episode, The Mother recounts how she met Ted and what she's been up to for the past eight years.
Episode: 9x17 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2014
While out looking for an inebriated Barney on the day of the wedding, Robin and Ted reminisce about past relationships. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily finally resolve their issues and Barney befriends two young guys eager to meet women.
Episode: 9x18 | Airdate: Feb 24, 2014
When Barney suffers from the world's worst hangover the morning of his wedding, the gang tries to figure out the far-fetched ingredients to concoct the Stinson Hangover Fixer Elixir.
Episode: 9x19 | Airdate: Mar 3, 2014
On the morning of the wedding, Lily and Robin have a fight and Barney freaks out about which suit to wear. Meanwhile, the gang watches a movie Ted has forbidden them to see.
Episode: 9x20 | Airdate: Mar 10, 2014
Marshall enlists Ted and Barney to help him figure out where Lily went when she left in the middle of their fight.
Episode: 9x21 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2014
When Gary Blauman shows up at the wedding, it sends the gang into a frenzy as they each recall an encounter with him.
Episode: 9x22 | Airdate: Mar 24, 2014
With only a half-hour to go, both Barney and Robin have panic attacks about their upcoming nuptials. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily rewrite their old wedding vows.
Episode: 9x23 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2014
Ted finally finishes telling his kids the story of how he met their mother.
Episode: 9x24 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2014
Ted finally finishes telling his kids the story of how he met their mother.