How I Met Your Mother is sitcom that first aired September 19, 2005. The show airs regularly on Monday nights on CBS during primetime. How I Met Your Mother is narrated in the past tense by the main character, Ted Mosby. The plot behind the narration is Mosby, in the year 2030, is sitting down with his son and daughter explaining to them how it was that he met their mother. The overall plot lends to the title of the show.
How I Met Your Mother has a plot that revolves around the lives, personal and otherwise, of five characters. Ted Mosby, the main character, narrates each episode as part of the larger story of how he met the mother of his children. Ted is a Wesleyan University graduate and architect who in the beginning lives with college friends Marshall Eriksen and Lily Aldren. Eriksen, a law student, and Aldren, a kindergarten teacher, are engaged and in the course of the show get married. Ted met another of the group’s friends, Barney Stinson, in a bathroom after a night of drinks. Stinson is a devout bachelor who loves to conquer woman after woman. After Eriksen and Aldren's engagement, Ted begins his search for the one, through which he meets the group’s final character, Robin Scherbatsky. Robin is an aspiring reporter who goes through on again, off again relationships with Ted.
How I Met Your Mother begins its fifth season September 21st, 2009 amid great viewer acclaim. The previous season left off with a strong hint as to who the mother of Ted's children is, so tune in to follow the story.
Monday at 8:00 PM on CBS
September 19, 2005