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By EW Staff
Updated September 05, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT
How I Met Your Mother
Credit: How I Met Your Mother: Ron P. Jaffe/ CBS

Why you need to see ”How I Met Your Mother”

What It’s About A father tells his two teenage children the story of, well, how he met their mother; amusing flashbacks ensue.

Why It’s Worthy Sure, it’s a conventional sitcom, but with a first-rate cast (left to right, Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, and Alyson Hannigan), zippy one-liners, and a gooey romantic center, what’s not to like?

Scene Stealers Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Hannigan and Freaks and Geeks‘ Segel are irresistible as Radnor’s engaged pals.

Episode Recaps

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How I Met Your Mother

Ted, Robin, Barney, Marshall, and Lilly remind us all of the joy of slap bets

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