How I Met Your Mother: Season 3 (2007 - 2008)


Season 3
How I Met Your Mother

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Critic Ratings: 5


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Air date: Sep 24, 2007
Air date: Oct 1, 2007
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Air date: Oct 15, 2007
Air date: Oct 22, 2007
Air date: Oct 29, 2007
Air date: Nov 5, 2007
Air date: Nov 12, 2007
Air date: Nov 19, 2007
Air date: Nov 26, 2007
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The sitcom's third series opens with Robin (Cobie Smulders) going to Argentina to help ease the sting of her breakup with Ted (Josh Radnor), and Ted begins seeing a new woman, a dermatologist named Stella (Sarah Chalke). Meanwhile, newlyweds Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) buy their first home together; and perpetually single Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) begins to have real feelings for one woman. Meanwhile, in 2030, Ted's future self (voiced by Bob Saget) begins to reveal tiny details about the titular mother. Memorable guest stars from the series include Enrique Iglesias, Mandy Moore and Britney Spears.


Jason Segel
as Marshall
Michael Kagan
as Joel Adams
Alan Fudge
as Farmer Frank
Taira Soo
as Nurse
Bill J. Stevens
as Fantasy Jefferson Coatsworth
Eben Ham
as Younger Bob
Anthony Palermo
as Customs Officer
Bill J. Stevens
as Fantasy Jefferson Coatsworth
Dean West
as Stapleton
Doug Benson
as Cool Customs Officer
Janet Varney
as Stacey Gusar
John Cho
as Jeff Coatsworth
Frank Crim
as Leonard Ross
Deanna Russo
as Brooke Bartholomay
Todd Sherry
as Lawrence
Melissa Ordway
as Woman No. 1
Bill Parks
as Crazy Willie
John Getz
as Bob Hewitt
Mieko Hillman
as Stephanie
Shelby Zemanek
as Six-Year-Old Robin
Darryl Sivad
as Officer Roque
Rhomeyn Johnson
as Cab Driver
Hope Riley
as Attractive Brunette
Ryan Burnham
as Bartender No. 1
Tess Alexandra Parker
as Mysterious Woman
Freddie Francis
as Colton Dunn
Matthew Hatchette
as Bartender No. 2
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Critic Reviews for How I Met Your Mother Season 3

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

It's a show that manages to stay under the radar just enough that expectations aren't built particularly high...

Jun 12, 2018 | Full Review…

It was a fun one, with the great story structure and, as always, some hilarious Barney lines.

Mar 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Overall, the season was fun and clever, a good, consistent flow from the first two seasons.

Nov 28, 2017 | Full Review…

HIMYM goes from a superior half-hour of comedy to a post-Seinfeld landmark - the sitcom that managed to integrate nimble postmodernism with motley neurotic characters and still, sometimes, be about something.

Dec 11, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Not that it's all silliness: Season 3 was the CBS sitcom's most mature.

Nov 28, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for How I Met Your Mother: Season 3

  • 3d ago
    One of the shows best seasons !!
  • Aug 12, 2016
    Britney y Enrique, fue lo mejor de esta temporada, pero a pesar de eso no me gustó mucho
  • Oct 10, 2015
    Defently a disapointing season, everything was about humor, we had no real storylines, the characters stayed the same (except Barney, but), a tone of boring new character, star apparences, that were just there, to have more TV-Quotes. But we had a big star shining in the whole season, Barney. The character was evoloving, he's BTW the funniest character. He has the important (means was a long-term story) storylines. The season was just based on humor, and had solid story, and Barney was basically the only relevant character. And again acting, chemistry and blah blah, was all great. 7,5/10, not really as good as the other two.
  • Aug 18, 2015
    In my opinion, season 3 may have been the best one yet. I love the Ted/Stella plot line, and there were plenty of individual episode storylines that were such gems.
  • Mar 20, 2015
    While shorter than the rest of them, the third season of How I Met Your Mother (or HIMYM for future references) still was able to deliver somewhat of an interesting story, with a no-doubt intrigue regarding the mystery of the titular mother - as well as developing new plot points that would no doubt become staples later down the road.
  • Nov 11, 2014
    Best TV series i've ever watched!
  • Jul 07, 2014
    One of my favorite seasons
  • Jun 21, 2014
    This season finally shows character development for Ted and Robin beyond the romantic storyline. The best season in my opinion.
  • May 05, 2014
    Season three of HIMYM explores Ted and Robin's lives after there breakup, and later introduces Stella. There are a few weak episodes in this season, more so than the first two, and the overarching plots and character development takes a step backwards, but this is still HIMYM we're talking about, meaning it's gonna be a great season. This is also the first time they mention specific things about the mother (the umbrella) that reoccur throughout the rest of the series. This season is where they really start building up the suspense for the series finale, so go watch it.

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