The WORST episodes of How I Met Your Mother
Every episode of How I Met Your Mother ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of How I Met Your Mother!
A father tells his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey that he and his four best friends undertook, which would lead him to meet their mother.
#7 - Everything Must Go
Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/12/2008
When Barney and Abby realize that they have one thing in common - their mutual hatred of Ted - the "couple" decides to go to the bar to flaunt their new relationship in Ted's face.Watch Now:Apple TV
#9 - Rabbit or Duck
Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/8/2010
When Lily and Marshall forget to fix up Ted on a blind date for Valentine's Day, they use one of Barney's many discarded girls to see if they may become Ted's future wife. Meanwhile, Robin's obnoxious colleague invites her to a party at his apartment.Watch Now:Apple TV
#10 - Twin Beds
Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/3/2010
When Ted and Barney jeopardize Robin's new relationship by professing their love for her, Robin realizes that she is finally over them. Meanwhile, after spending a weekend sleeping in twin beds, Marshall and Lily decide to get twin beds at home.
#11 - Mom and Dad
Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/18/2013
When Barney’s father arrives at the hotel, Barney devises a plan that makes Robin very nervous. Meanwhile, Ted is convinced someone framed him by messing up a wedding-related duty.Watch Now:Apple TV
#13 - Big Days
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/20/2010
When Ted and Barney argue about who has "dibs" on a hot girl, Ted realizes that she is there with Cindy, a girl he previously dated who is also the roommate of his future wife. Meanwhile, Robin is heartbroken over Don, and Marshall can't keep quiet about his desire to start a family.Watch Now:Apple TV
#14 - The Autumn of Breakups
Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/5/2012
As the season of break-ups continues, Ted and Victoria must choose the next step in their long and complicated relationship. Meanwhile, Robin worries about Barney when he chooses a dog to be his wingman.
#16 - Matchmaker
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/2005
When a matchmaker with a 100% success rate turns Ted away because he is not compatible with any of the available women in her database, he is still determined that he is going to find his match. After getting information from the matchmaker’s computer, Ted pays a visit to a very cute but taken dermatologist in an effort to prove the prediction wrong that there are no women out there for him. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily are obsessed with ridding their apartment of a critter.Watch Now:Apple TV
#17 - I'm Not That Guy
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/29/2007
Marshall has to contemplate giving up his plan of using his law degree to help the planet when he's courted by a major firm; Lily reveals a secret to Robin that not even Marshall knows; Ted discovers a porn actor is using his name
#19 - Lucky Penny
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/12/2007
Ted can't seem to catch a flight to interview for his dream job and he and Robin contemplate why. The story unfolds backwards as they think about it they remember when Robin and Lily went hunting for a wedding dress and when Barney got stuck on the subway.Watch Now:Apple TV
#20 - Best Prom Ever
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/1/2006
Lily, Barney and Robin attend a high school prom to scout out a potential band for Lily and Marshall's wedding reception. In order to get in Lily and Robin pretend to be the dates of two kids who were going alone. Ted and Marshall are back at the apartment where they are preparing the invitations to be sent out.
#21 - The Burning Beekeeper
Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/6/2012
Lily asks for her father's help when she and Marshall decide to throw a housewarming party. Marshall's boss gets under Ted's skin and the two nearly come to blows, and Barney puts the moves on a wacky divorcée.Watch Now:Apple TV
#22 - Sunrise
Season 9 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/3/2014
Robin and Ted reminisce about past relationships as they search for a drunken Barney on the day of the wedding. Lily and Marshall come to a resolution. Barney befriends two men who are eager to meet women.Watch Now:Apple TV
#23 - Monday Night Football
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/5/2007
When a funeral conflicts with the Super Bowl, the gang vows to avoid hearing the score and watch it together on Monday. This proves difficult, as Marshall is threatened with the score by a boy in Lily's class, while doing the news puts Robin in danger of finding out who won.