10 Fun Facts About 'How I Met Your Mother'
Throughout the entire show, there are only a grand total of 12 scenes in which "Barney Stinson" isn't wearing a suit!
Had the series ended after the first season, "Victoria" would have been the mother of "Ted´s" children. How crazy would have that been?
"Ted" was with with a grand total of 29 women throughout the show, none of which he ended up marrying. Funnily enough, "Stella" was also one of the potential candidates that the producers thought would have been a good fit for "Ted". We all know how that turned out...
"Ted" and "Robin" go out for dinner in the last episode of the second season. "Robin" finds an engagement ring in her champagne glass. When she asks around, who it belongs to, a man proposes to a woman in the background! Funnily enough, this was an actual proposal that was planned out for one of the screenwriter´s brothers!
All of the scenes with the future children of "Ted" were shot in the first season. This is the only way that the producers could insure that Lyndsy Fonseca and David Henrie would remain young throughout the entirety of the show.
Neil Patrick Harris also works as a magician and is even the president of the "Magic Castle" in Los Angeles.
Craig Thomas´s (write for the show) wife was not happy that their relationship was being used as a template for "Lily" and "Marshall". However, she agreed to the arrangement with the only condition being that her character had to be played by Alyson Hannigan.
After HIMYM ended, Josh Radnor was allowed to keep the blue Horn, which his series character "Ted" stole during the first season of the show.