Tuesday, October 20, 2009

How I Met Your Mother

We love . . . This show.

In fact, if there is anyone reading this that doesn't watch this show, it has been decided that you are not living life to its fullest. We've spread the phenomenon to our friends, now it is time to inject the Northern Blogging community with the glory of all that it How I Met Your Mother.

It's a quicker, wittier, more modern "Friends-like" sit-com. It's an easy watch, very light, and comes with a lot of feeling. Neil Patrick Harris plays a womanizing character named Barney Stinson who completely steals the show, every show. He's followed by a great and familiar cast consisting of Alyson Hannigan (Band Camp Girl from American Pie), Jason Segel (Knocked Up, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, I Love You, Man), Cobie Smulders and Josh Radnor. Not to mention, Bob Saget Narrates!

How I Met Your Mother is a comedy about Ted (Josh Radnor) and how he fell in love. It all starts when Ted's best friend, Marshall (Jason Segel), drops the bombshell that he's going to propose to his long-time girlfriend, Lily (Alyson Hannigan), a kindergarten teacher. At that moment, Ted realizes that he had better get a move on if he too hopes to find true love. Helping him in his quest is Barney (Neil Patrick Harris), a friend with endless, sometimes outrageous opinions, a penchant for suits and a foolproof way to meet women. When Ted meets Robin (Cobie Smulders), he's sure it's love at first sight, but destiny may have something else in store. The series is narrated through flashbacks from the future.

We're going to put our "Northern Couple Stamp" on this recommendation. The Seasons are available very next to nothing on BestBuy and/or Future Shop. It's a great show to stay warm to! There's also a TON of Canadian References!


Sarah said...

I hear you ! Monday night TV rocks now ...plus I love the Big Bang Theory and 2.5 men make the whole night so amazing and bust a gut laughing all night.

Jackie S. Quire said...

Before I watched my first episode of this show (actually - sorry! - only episode so far, but that's because I couldn't find it afterwards... didn't think of checking Monday nights) I thought this was a 'Stacey's Mom' sort of plotline, and steered away.

Now it makes more sense...

(And the episode I saw - the one where Flannigan and her boyfriend have the airport traditions - was really cute and quite funny)

Tara Muise said...

no 'House' fans on monday nights?