The series was loosely inspired by their friendship when they both lived in New York City.
Among the 208 episodes, there were only four directors: Pamela Fryman (196 episodes), Rob Greenberg (7 episodes), Michael Shea (4 episodes), and Neil Patrick Harris (1 episode).
Known for its unique structure and eccentric humor, How I Met Your Mother has gained a cult following over the years.
The show initially received positive reviews, while the later seasons received more mixed reviews.
The show was nominated for 28 Emmy Awards, winning nine.