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: 3/26/2023Network:Hulu
Timing is Everything
311 votes

#1 - 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
Jay Street
305 votes

#2 - 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
111 votes

#3 - 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
319 votes

#4 - 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
Universal Therapy
131 votes

#5 - 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
The Perfect Shot
313 votes

#6 - 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
The Reset Button
148 votes

#7 - 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
A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Valentine's Day
123 votes

#8 - 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
The Good Mom
337 votes

#9 - 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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Ride or Die
126 votes

#10 - 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
Dirrty Thirty
362 votes

#11 - 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
The Fixer
411 votes

#12 - 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
The Welcome Protocol
81 votes

#13 - 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
446 votes

#14 - 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
Cool and Chill
175 votes

#15 - Cool and Chill

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/24/2023

After Sophie’s gallery show and Ian’s arrival, Sid and Hannah host an impromptu wedding reception at Pemberton’s. Jesse grapples with his decisions and confides in Ellen about Meredith.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Rivka Rebel
309 votes

#16 - 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
Pathetic Deirdre
127 votes

#17 - Pathetic Deirdre

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/14/2023

Sophie and Val question where they are in their careers and reach out to an old friend. Jesse and Meredith make a tour announcement video.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Midwife Crisis
160 votes

#18 - Midwife Crisis

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/31/2023

As she waits for the gallery to call, Sophie lands a gig she lied to get and enlists Val to help. Jesse forces Sid and Meredith to work out their differences.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
573 votes

#19 - Pilot

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

After a slew of let-down Tinder dates, Sophie meets the seemingly perfect guy. Meanwhile, her roommate, Valentina, returns home from London Fashion Week with a sexy souvenir. An Uber-related phone mishap leads them to an eclectic new group of friends.

Directors: Pamela Fryman
Watch Now:Amazon

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