How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
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Last Forever: Part One 

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After Barney and Robin's wedding, Ted builds up the courage to approach "the mother" at the train station. Meanwhile, three years after the wedding, Barney and Robin drop a bombshell on the group.


Pamela Fryman


Carter Bays (created by), Craig Thomas (created by) | 2 more credits »





Episode complete credited cast:
Josh Radnor ... Ted Mosby
Jason Segel ... Marshall Eriksen
Cobie Smulders ... Robin Scherbatsky
Cristin Milioti ... Tracy McConnell
Neil Patrick Harris ... Barney Stinson
Alyson Hannigan ... Lily Aldrin
Judith Drake ... Bernice


The continuing story Ted is telling his kids about how he met their mother picks up at Robin and Barney's wedding reception. Despite being mesmerized by her when he first spots her as the bass player in the wedding reception band and despite Barney believing that she too could be Ted's true soul mate, Ted, after an emotional goodbye to his friends, left the reception early without speaking to her to head back to the city as he was moving to Chicago the next day, and thus did not want to start something he couldn't finish. With help from a woman at the Farhampton train station, Ted received what he and that woman both believed was a sign for him to actually speak to their mother. Following that initial meeting, Ted changes the focus of his and his mother's story to the not so straightforward road to their wedding day. With the kids' "aunts" and "uncles", Ted tells them of the next four years, which includes their Aunt Robin's burgeoning news career doing international assignments, ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance


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English | Spanish

Release Date:

31 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The (omitted) pumpkin that returns as Ted is engaged. See more »


Robin Scherbatsky: I'll get the next round.
Ted Mosby: Thanks, I'd offer but... castle.
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »


You're All Alone
Performed by John Swihart
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Worst ending ever
26 July 2014 | by bdmakadiaSee all my reviews

its the worst ending ever after an amazing build up of 9th season. the entire season made barney better. Swarley was perfect relationship. And if barney cant work out with robin, there is no chance Ted and robin can work, never. Robin is too away and cold for Ted. Loved the way it ended for lily and Marshall. Ted and Tracy were perfect. Hoped they built that relationship. The ending was so worst it didn't make me cry. Ted and Tracy were amazing. Hope the producers redo the ending. Loved loyal, honest, caring barney in entire last season. I really hated the ending. It was just awful. I know love is messed up or crazy. But Ted and Tracy were more perfect then Ted and robin can ever be. Ted and Tracy were like Lilly and Marshall.

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