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Watch How I Met Your Mother

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  • 2005
  • 16+


How I Met Your Mother

A father recounts to his children - through a series of flashbacks - the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.


Service Pros

  • Excellent value for the basic plan
  • Fast updates of new episodes
  • Good original content
  • Add-ons and extras

Service Cons

  • Includes commercials
  • A smaller selection of content genres
  • Limited downloading capability
  • Inconsistent selections from older TV seasons

Prime Video

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Service Pros

  • Included with an Amazon Prime membership
  • Vast collection of content offerings
  • Numerous premium and sports content add-ons
  • Popular original content

Service Cons

  • Some films incur additional fees since they must be rented or bought
  • Shows and movies regularly come and go, meaning you may lose access
  • Less successful original content than Netflix and Hulu
  • Greater initial cost compared to Netflix or Hulu

Google Play

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Microsoft Store

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Service Pros

  • Broad overall channel lineup with lots of news and sports
  • There is unlimited cloud DVR storage available
  • Three concurrent streams and as many as six user accounts

Service Cons

  • After starting out at just $35 a month, the cost has now climbed to $65
  • There are not many local sports networks

Cast and Crew

Josh Radnor,Jason Segel,Cobie Smulders,Ned Rolsma,Bob Odenkirk,Sarah Chalke,Alexis Denisof,Ellen D. Williams,Chris Elliott,Cristin Milioti,Ashley Williams,Wayne Brady,Robert Belushi,Bill Fagerbakke,Charlene Amoia,Neil Patrick Harris,Alyson Hannigan,Nazanin Boniadi,Ron Nicolosi,Kal Penn Actor

Matt Kuhn,Carter Bays,Chuck Tatham,Greg Malins,Joe Kelly,Kourtney Kang,Brenda Hsueh,Craig Thomas,Stephen Lloyd,Chris Harris,Jamie Rhonheimer,Robia Rashid Writer

Rachel Axler,Jamie Rhonheimer,Matt Kuhn,Brenda Hsueh,Stewart Halpern-Fingerhut,Theresa Mulligan,Kourtney Kang,Missy Alexander,Tami Sagher Producer

Pamela Fryman,Carter Bays,Chuck Tatham,Greg Malins,Kourtney Kang,Craig Thomas,Jamie Rhonheimer ExecutiveProducer

John Swihart Composer

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