‘How I Met Your Mother’ season 9 recalls its 23rd and final episode of the final year in “Last Forever,” as Ted finally completes the story of how he met the eponymous mother, detailing the history of his closest friends' lives after Barney and Robin's wedding.
Last week’s ‘How I Met Your Mother’ installment “The End of the Aisle” saw Ted revealing a surprising secret in his attempt to calm Robin down before the wedding, while Barney turned to Marshall and Lily for inspiration in writing his last-minute vows. So how does the latest episode bring the series to a close?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘How I Met Your Mother’ season 9 episode 23, series finale “Last Forever”!
Admittedly, I’m feeling much more melancholy today about the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ series finale than I expected. Which, on the surface, makes little sense because, boy, Season 9 has been a slog to watch. (I was once a religious viewer, but now it’s come to the point where, over this past weekend, I had to participate in a ten-episode marathon just to get caught up for the finale.) Look, I’m pretty late to the “this final season has been bad” chorus, but I don’t think that’s really the point here – or, at least, it doesn’t quite explain why I feel forlorn about a show that recently I found difficult to watch.
At long last, the time is upon us wherein Ted finally reveals to his children 'How I Met Your Mother' with Monday's forthcoming series finale "Last Forever." The special hour-long episode will say goodbye to Robin, Barney, Ted, Marshall and Lily after nine seasons, but will the titular Mother have a happy ending along with them? Find out in the full set of photos and a sneak peek from 'How I Met Your Mother' series finale "Last Forever!"
As if 'How I Met Your Mother' hadn't been under enough criticism in its ninth and final season, the most recent installment "Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra" seemed to highlight several surprisingly racist Asian stereotypes that have appropriately caused an uproar. Following the controversy, series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas have reached out to apologize for the offensive nature of the episode.
Kids, remember when spinoffs seemed to all of a sudden become the go-to extension plan for aging TV series, and in the same year TV managed to churn out 'Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ companion series, and ‘The Vampire Diaries’ spinoff ‘The
More and more each year, the hardcore San Diego Comic-Con loyalists bemoan the presence of TV and movies that have little to do with comics or comic culture at large, but in this case, we don't mind one bit. 'How I Met Your Mother' will make its first (and only) appearance as a panel at Comic-Con 2013, but which stars will be in attendance, and what can we see from the final season?
It might be among the worst-kept secrets in TV about now, though while neither CBS nor 'How I Met Your Mother' series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas have issued an official statement about the long-running comedy continuing on for a ninth and final season, series stars Josh Radnor and Neil Patrick Harris were all-too-happy to speak about the additional year. Will 'How I Met Your Mother' season 9 stall the titular meeting, or make for a better ending? Find out what Ted and Barney themselves have to say inside!
For a series with such a specific title as 'How I Met Your Mother,' the series has gone above and beyond these last eight years to tell a wealth of stories at times completely unrelated to the titular mother's identity. Still, with a ninth season of the show still yet to be locked down, the current may prove to be the last, meaning we'll meet her fairly soon! The big question is, who could play such a long-hyped role, and what does series star Josh Radnor have to say about it?
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