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Being Mosby: Unending Story

A series finale can be a tricky thing. Do you take the approach of The Sopranos, cutting to an ambiguous black screen? Do you wrap things up neatly in bow like Everwood? Do you end on a sad note like … Continue reading

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Being Mosby: The Best Thing We Do

Big night tonight.  After nine seasons, Ted finally meets his match.  Lots of fun little “retrospectives” for a show that many thought wouldn’t make it past two or three seasons have been popping up.  Here’s TV Guide‘s article looking inside … Continue reading

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Being Mosby: Ted Meets His Gollum

We’ve got a week until things pick back up with the final season of How I Met Your Mother, so it’s a good time to revisit the only moment necessary to the series besides Ted meeting the Mother: Ted letting … Continue reading

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Being Mosby: Straight As of a Different Kind

The ending of last night’s How I Met Your Mother was brutal.  The show often uses Ted Mosby as a way to communicate something about the single life: it comes at it from almost every direction and isn’t afraid of … Continue reading

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Being Mosby: Getting Out of the Pit

WHILE I AM MOST FOND of How I Met Your Mother comparison to LOST, some of its best moments show it a descendant of another show: Scrubs.  Somewhere along the way, mixed in with the flashes backwards, forwards, and sideways, … Continue reading

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Being Mosby: Friends and Married (With Children)

third in an unfortunately erratic series STRANGE AS IT MAY SEEM, How I Met Your Mother has an interesting tendency to bring up often-important issues in a timely manner.  The show, seen mostly through the eyes of hopelessly romantic Ted … Continue reading

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Being Mosby: The Lesson of Shelter Island

second in a series ROBIN SCHERBATZKY has been the more difficult of Ted Mosby’s friends to like long-term.  Introduced in the first episode of How I Met Your Mother,  Robin is the one who Ted falls for more than any … Continue reading

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