THANK GOODNESS!!! My favorite show on television is back. I've enjoyed How I Met Your Mother ever since I saw the first episode. It just reminds me so much of my own life (except I don't live in NYC). Take bits and pieces of each character, and you can apply them to friends I hang out with. The premise of the show is good. The writing is great. And the acting is superb. The ensemble of Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Neal Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, and Alyson Hannigan are spectacular together. I even like Bob Sagat as the voice of future Ted.
I have the first two seasons on DVD, and plan on getting season 3 soon. I have already watched the first episode of season 4 three times, and it's only Tuesday (it airs on Monday's at 7:30). I know that people have their all time favorite shows (Seinfeld, Friends, Two and a Half Men, etc), but this has to be mine. HIMYM isn't super popular in the mainstream like "The Office," but personally, I think it's a better show. It makes me want to hang out with the characters, and go drink a beer with them. Heck, I'd even suit up for it. Even the bar they hang out in, McLaren's reminds me of a local establishment my friends and I hang out in.
Feel free to share your thoughts on HIMYM or any other shows you think are great, terrible, under rated, over rated, etc with me.