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How I Met Your Mother

Pilot (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

It's the year 2030 and an older Ted Mosby is telling the story to his son and daughter about how he met and will eventually marry their mother. This is where we meet for the first time Ted, Lily, Marshall, Barney and Robin.
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Writers
Carter Bays (created by) | Craig Thomas (created by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 19, 2005

Release date
Sep 19, 2005 (United States)

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Josh Radnor
Ted Mosby Ted Mosby   See fewer
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Jason Segel
Marshall Eriksen Marshall Eriksen   See fewer
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Cobie Smulders
Robin Scherbatsky Robin Scherbatsky   See fewer
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Neil Patrick Harris
Barney Stinson Barney Stinson   See fewer
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Alyson Hannigan
Lily Aldrin Lily Aldrin   See fewer
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Lyndsy Fonseca
Daughter Daughter   See fewer
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Saba Homayoon
Yasmin Yasmin   See fewer
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Jack Shearer
Cab Driver Cab Driver   See fewer
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Monique Edwards
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Sarah Loew
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Gary Riotto
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Tony Rossi
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John Edward Lee
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Maria Policastri
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Bob Saget
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Man At Table (uncredited) Man At Table (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.6 / 10 | 4,132 votes