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How I Met Your Mother: Season 9 (2013-2014)

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The popular sitcom's ninth and final season transpires almost entirely during the wedding weekend of Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders). The series moves to Long Island as the happy couple and married friends Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Allyson Hannigan) and the ever-unlucky at love Ted (Josh Radnor) prep for the big event. The two-day gathering is rife with plenty of familial shenanigans and escapades as the soon-to-be-marrieds deal with problems that include Robin's disagreement with Barney's mother and brother, and Robin and Barney's holy row with the minister who is to officiate the ceremony. On the day of the nuptials, she and the gang contend with a massively hungover groom-to-be and try to concoct one of his---wait for it---legendary Stinson Hangover Fixer Elixirs. The highlight of the season is the addition of the young woman (Cristin Milioti, who was introduced in the Season 8 finale) who would become Ted's bride and the mother of his son and daughter. In the series finale, Ted tells his children the conclusion to the tale of how he and their mother finally became a couple, and the episode also offers details of what the future held for Barney, Robin, Marshall and Lily.

Cast

Jason Segel
as Marshall
Cristin Milioti
as The Mother
Roger Bart
as Curtis
Lou Cutell
as Uncle Mort
Anna Camp
as Cassie
Marjorie Lovett
as Aunt Muriel
Tim Gunn
as Himself
Judith Drake
as Bernice
Ben Vereen
as Sam Gibbs
Joie Magidow
as Elderly Relative
Cristine Rose
as Virginia
Jason Boggs
as Packers Fan
Chris Kattan
as Ned Moseby
Bryan Cranston
as Hammond Druthers
Brooke Lynn Howard
as Sexy Girl No. 1
Ramon Hilario
as Crusty Old Guy
Cynthia Murell
as Gorgeous Woman
Justene Alpert
as Sexy Girl No. 2
David Mattey
as Animal Trainer
Taran Killam
as Gary Blauman
Ray Wise
as Robin Sr.
Jon Heder
as Narshall
Patrick Kang
as 22-Year-Old Guy
Edward Herrmann
as Rev. Lowell
Di Koob
as Lauren
Kenzo Lee
as Young Man
Abby Elliott
as Jeanette
Lucy Hale
as Katie
David Grammer
as Old Sailor Guy
Michael Rider
as Knight Templar
Sharline Liu
as Photographer
Angela Sprinkle
as Madeleine
Matt Boren
as Stuart
Bill Fagerbakke
as Marvin Sr.
Joe O'Connor
as Cassie's Dad
Katie Silverman
as Little Girl
Jeff Grace (II)
as Delivery Guy
Dexter Cross
as Little Boy
Sheldon Coolman
as Shop Owner
Adam Paul
as Mitch
Kevin Fabian
as Maitre d'
Katie Norman
as Tribe Leader
Matt Walsh
as Capt. Deardruff
Rudy Villagrana
as Gate Agent
Alex Scott
as Young Woman
Alex Staggs
as Operator
Wayne Temple
as Security Guard
Tre Moye
as Bellhop
Michael James Bell
as Flight Attendant
Elizabeth Pan
as Spa Attendant
Sawyer Adiram
as Young Ted
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Critic Reviews for How I Met Your Mother: Season 9

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

In spite of a couple of lovely moments, the "HIMYM" finale was a terrible miscalculation.

April 3, 2014 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Here's to hoping the final eight episodes will continue to make [the Mother] invaluable to the show's story. After all, she's the reason How I Met Your Mother is great again.

January 29, 2014 | Full Review…

Monday night's "The Lighthouse" was a real beacon of hope for fans... because for the first time since the pilot, we saw The Mother and Ted together. And what's more, this shared moment was a super special one.

November 6, 2013 | Full Review…

Nothing was over-the-top funny, but it was a perfect combination of laughter and sweet moments that really do make up for all of the lackluster episodes in the past few seasons.

October 1, 2013 | Rating: 8.1/10 | Full Review…

The ultimate takeaway from the final season is that series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas were at once too good and not good enough to tell the story they ultimately wanted to tell.

April 2, 2014 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

I loved the way the two future friends met. Ted's wife definitely would be someone who would ask if a fellow passenger was okay after seeing her distraught. I also liked how she tried to lighten the mood by joking about the cookies.

September 26, 2013 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for How I Met Your Mother: Season 9

½

MichaelE.

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MattG.

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It is really hard to like this season. It is in fact the worst season yet. The only episode I absolutely loved was the "How Your Mother Met Me" one. There were some good laughs and other good episodes but all we got were fillers for most of the season. I didn't exactly have a problem with the ending but just on how horrible it was done. The writers had an entire season to develop the events leading up to their ending and build their story instead of jumping year after year in a single season finale episode and make it feel so rushed. Each of the years deserved an episode, if they wanted me to care for these characters and accept this ending. In the end, it all felt rushed, simplistic and boring.

WildalyM.

Super Reviewer

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