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Simple Song for the MacLaren’s Gang

I just finished a longer-than-anticipated rewatch of the eighth season of How I Met Your Mother.  Complain all you want about how the ninth season ended, but the eighth season’s wrap stands out as one of my favorite moments from … Continue reading

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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: Forty-five Days

As a kind of “prep” for Monday night’s final season premiere of How I Met Your Mother, I took it upon myself to watch some old (seasons 1-4) and some not-so-old (season 8) episodes of what has become the last … 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: Heart Holding Fast

THE HEART IS A FUNNY THING.  People view it in extremes (which almost jives with the biblical picture).  It may be deceitful, but it is also the springs of life.  So I try to understand the heart in a middle … 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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