The BEST episodes of How I Met Your Father

Every episode of How I Met Your Father ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of How I Met Your Father!

In the near future, Sophie tells her son the story of how she met his father: a story that catapults us back to the year 2021 where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.

Last Updated: 6/2/2024Network: HuluStatus: Ended
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Okay Fine, It's a Hurricane
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7.56
176 votes

#1 - Okay Fine, It's a Hurricane

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 7/11/2023

Everyone heads to Pemberton's to weather out the hurricane.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Timing is Everything
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7.46
349 votes

#2 - Timing is Everything

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/15/2022

Sophie gets romantic advice from someone who's been through it all. Valentina and Charlie face a tough crossroads. Jesse makes a choice.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Daddy
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7.44
204 votes

#3 - Daddy

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/28/2023

Sophie goes to Robert's country house for the weekend. The gang celebrates Lost & Found Box Day at Pemberton's.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Jay Street
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7.24
344 votes

#4 - Jay Street

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/8/2022

A parental wrench is thrown into Sophie's plan for the day. Jesse deals with the aftermath of a truth bomb. Charlie tries to get the gang excited about soccer.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Rewardishment
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7.19
219 votes

#5 - Rewardishment

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/14/2023

Jesse and Sid introduce the gang to an old college ritual. They all spend the next 48 hours attempting to complete various tasks in order to achieve a group “rewardishment.”

Directors: Phill Lewis
Writer: Jeremy Roth
Not a Mamma Mia
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7.17
191 votes

#6 - Not a Mamma Mia

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/23/2023

Sophie recruits the gang to help track down her father.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Donald Diego
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Shady Parker
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7.16
173 votes

#7 - Shady Parker

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 7/11/2023

Jesse tricks the gang into helping him pack his stuff in the apartment.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Jeremy Roth
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Disengagement Party
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7.15
186 votes

#8 - Disengagement Party

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/6/2023

Sophie pulls in the big guns to help her get Val out of her engagement. Sid and Hannah argue about where they'll live. Jesse helps Charlie and Ellen through a roommate faux pas.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Stacey
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7.15
356 votes

#9 - Stacey

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/15/2022

Sophie feels haunted by her boyfriend's ex. Sid and Hannah hash out an old argument. Charlie and Ellen host a dinner party.

Directors: Phill Lewis
Writer: Donald Diego
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Out of Sync
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7.09
182 votes

#10 - Out of Sync

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 6/27/2023

The gang go a day without their cell phones, forced to face the world without help from the internet.

Writer: Amy-Jo Perry
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I'm His Swish
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7.09
198 votes

#11 - I'm His Swish

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/28/2023

Sophie dates an older man, which encourages Jesse, Sid, and Charlie to take better care of themselves. Sophie and Val battle over who gets the apartment for date night.

Directors: Anthony Rich
Writer: M. Dickson
Parent Trap
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7.05
176 votes

#12 - Parent Trap

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 7/4/2023

Sophie tries to Parent Trap her parents. Sid and Ellen try their own master plan to nudge Jesse and Charlie into being roommates with each other.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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The Perfect Shot
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7.03
351 votes

#13 - The Perfect Shot

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/1/2022

Sophie and Jesse navigate a day in the life of an artist. Valentina retaliates against her boss. Sid and Ellen deal with an unexpected visitor.

Directors: Lynda Tarryk
Writer: Jeremy Roth
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The Welcome Protocol
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7.00
203 votes

#14 - The Welcome Protocol

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/21/2023

Val brings Sophie to a work event so they can party all night with the rich and famous. Jesse wants to introduce the friends to a new girl he’s seeing, forcing them to spring into action and invoke the "Welcome Protocol".

Directors: Phill Lewis
Writer: Ria Sardana
Universal Therapy
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6.98
224 votes

#15 - Universal Therapy

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/28/2023

Sophie encounters an obstacle with a new beau. Ellen uses her new job insurance to see a therapist. Jesse gives Valentina a hand at work while Sid and Charlie try to sell terrible wine.

Directors: Michael J. Shea
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Family Business
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6.97
186 votes

#16 - Family Business

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/30/2023

Sophie and her dad run a business out of Pemberton's. Charlie and Jesse meet women they like. Val and Ellen treat themselves to a fancy open house.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Dirrty Thirty
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6.96
403 votes

#17 - Dirrty Thirty

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/1/2022

Sophie discovers that hosting her thirtieth birthday party is almost as stressful as turning thirty. Jesse and Ellen struggle to relate as siblings. Val and Charlie spice things up. Sid shows off a new piece of bling.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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The Good Mom
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6.93
377 votes

#18 - The Good Mom

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/8/2022

An unexpected visit from Sophie's mom heightens Val's concern for her friend. Charlie helps Jesse and Sid face past traumas. A culinary quest leads Ellen to someone new.

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The Fixer
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6.92
455 votes

#19 - The Fixer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/25/2022

While helping Jesse take photos for his new Tinder profile, Sophie feels sparks with someone unexpected. Valentina helps Sid with his long distance relationship. Ellen and Charlie go apartment hunting.

Writer: Dan Levy
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The Jersey Connection
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6.91
175 votes

#20 - The Jersey Connection

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 6/20/2023

Ellen suspects something is up with Rachel. She and Sid do a stakeout. Sophie tracks an upset Jesse down after he wasn't invited to a coworker's birthday party.

Directors: Michael J. Shea
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A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Valentine's Day
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6.87
222 votes

#21 - A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Valentine's Day

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/7/2023

The gang recounts their worst Valentine's Day experiences in order to cheer up Ellen.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Amy-Jo Perry
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FOMO
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6.86
492 votes

#22 - FOMO

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/18/2022

Determined to try and live in the moment, Sophie and the gang head to an exclusive new club for a wild night out. Valentina has doubts about her relationship with Charlie. Sid pushes Jesse to be open to love. Ellen tries her luck with women at the club.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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Rivka Rebel
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6.85
341 votes

#23 - Rivka Rebel

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/22/2022

Valentina helps Sophie with an unexpected career opportunity. Jesse and Sid struggle with procrastination. Charlie seeks out a nasty Yelp reviewer.

Directors: Kelly Park
The Reset Button
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6.81
233 votes

#24 - The Reset Button

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/7/2023

After selling her portrait, Sophie recruits Jesse to help her impress the buyers. Val and Ellen go on a double date. Charlie forces a reluctant Sid and Hannah into a double date in reaction to Val.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Donald Diego
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Ride or Die
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6.81
212 votes

#25 - Ride or Die

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/21/2023

Sophie and Val have conflicting feelings about brunch with Val’s parents. The gang attends Jesse’s Long Island show.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
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