31 Times How I Met Your Mother Made Us Laugh & Cry

How I Met Your Mother was a phenomenal sitcom about five best friends in New York City. They made us laugh and cry and taught us that life rarely works out how we imagine it. That was part of the brilliance of the show.

Laughs: When the Gang Reveals Each Other's Spoilers “Spoiler Alert”

In “Spoiler Alert,” typical Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) believes he has found the perfect girl Cathy (Lindsay Price). However, the gang believes she is an obnoxious, non-stop talker.

Tears: When Ted Finds Marshall Sitting in the Rain “Come On”

In “Come On,” we finally watch Ted and Robin begin dating after Ted serenades her with a blue string quartet in her apartment. Oh, and by making it rain to cancel her camping trip.

Laughs: When Marshall Eriksen Shaved His Head “Something Borrowed”

“Something Borrowed” is one of the funniest and most endearing episodes of How I Met Your Mother (HIMYM). Marshall Eriksen and Lily Aldrin overcome one disaster over another on their wedding day.

Tears: When Ted Sits Alone With Robots vs. Wrestlers “Time Travelers”

The show evolves into Ted and Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) sitting in MacLarens with their future selves discussing going to “Robots vs. Wrestlers.” However, the reality is that Ted imagines the entire scenario.

Laughs: When the Group Does The Naked Man “The Naked Man”

In “The Naked Man,” Theodore Evelyn Mosby walks into discovering a naked Mitch (Adam Paul) on his sofa. Mitch explains that “The Naked Man” is his move. He goes on to define the play-by-play.

Tears: When Barney Clears the Rose Petals “Tick Tick Tick”

In “Tick, Tick, Tick,” Barney and Robin cheat on their partners with each other. Barney and Nora (Nazanin Boniadi) have been dating for a while.

Laughs: When Barney Tricks the Gang “The Playbook”

In “The Playbook,” Barney reveals that he has a book full of elaborate scams that he uses to pick up women. Some of the plays include “The SNASA (Secret Nasa)” and “The Mrs. Stinsfire.”

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