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    romantic in the show How I Met Your Mother. The creators, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, made up the show at a time where sitcoms were a thing of the past and did not realize they were going to shake up Television history. (‘Legen-wait for it-dary') Steven Johnson, refers to how television shows have become more complex since the creation of television. How I Met Your Mother shows Steven Johnson’s theory throughout the series. The story is told by the older Ted Mosby by flashback to his children about how he indeed met their mother with his pals along him normally hanging out in "MacLaren's Pub. Along the way, Ted Mosby is described as the ‘hopeless romantic' and is "longing for a monogamous relationship with ‘the One.' (Nothing Suits Me Like a Suit) He is trying to find "Mrs. Ted Mobsy" because he has this recurring thought that he is going to end up as "'weird uncle Ted'" to Marshall and Lily, his best friends, kids. One of his main quirks is worrying about his future, as…

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    One of the most popular shows of its era, How I Met Your Mother, describes the lives of five individuals by using situations related to real life problems. These life problems coincide with comedy in order to brighten up the show and make it appeal to a vast variety of audiences. Of all scenes in the nine seasons of How I Met Your Mother, one stands out greatly when dealing with the idea of family. Not all characters are present in this scene, but the tone it sets and the problems the…

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    How I Met Your Mother debuted on national television September 19, 2005 on CBS. It revolved around the lives of five companions, three of them were men, two were women. Their names are Ted, Robin, Marshall, Lily, and Barney. They resided in the New York, New York. How I Met Your Mother proved that we can all find joy in life through the people we love. Whether they are our friends or family, our loved ones produce a life worth living. The show is labeled as a sitcom, additionally it’s level of…

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    Gender Roles Mediation has been portraying negative stereotypes about gender since it was created. People may not always notice that the media of TV shows are influencing them, but they are. No one can escape being influenced by media. This has happened to me. I have watched The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother and loved it; however, I never noticed the many gender stereotypes that it has portrayed. Until I read an article explaining the stereotypical roles assigned. People believe…

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    In the show, “How I Met Your Mother” a group of five friends in their twenties share memories, experiences and jokes while each embarking upon their own unique journeys through early adulthood. In the ninth and final season of the show, the eighteenth episode revolves around the wedding day of two of the main characters. Barney Stinson and Robin Scherbatsky are getting married, but Barney, the opportunist, high energy groom is completely incapacitated from his previous night out. With wedding…

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    “Friends” and “How I Met Your Mother” analysis Introduction Sitcoms are a popular form of modern entertainment, for their wits, and their depiction of real life experiences in a humorous manner. While viewer preference determines the popularity of such shows, producers make sure they enrich elements such as plot, theme, characters and an interesting story line to attract an even bigger audience. Fans always connect with a show, and it becomes popular if it reflects a certain aspect of their…

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    show, How I Met Your Mother. In this episode, the characters Barney and Robin have just kissed, however, they do not want to be in the traditional romantic relationship their best friend, Lily, wants them to be in. While the male characters in this scene, Barney and Marshall, uphold the linguistic norms for male conversation, Lily and Robin, the female characters in the conversation, represent two far sides of the female gender spectrum. While each character’s gender performance in this scene…

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    One of my favorite TV shows I have actually watched all of the seasons is How I Met Your Mother (HIMYM). This is a hilarious show all about a man named Ted Mosby and how he met his wife. Nine seasons of stories about all of the adventures he faced and time it took to finally meet the right women. For Ted Mosby, the highest good is love. This is the highest good a person can achieve. In this paper, we will explore this idea and compare it to how Aristotle views the highest good. I will be using…

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    How I Met Your Mother and Friends have a lot of similarities, even though the two shows were made in two different decades. Both shows are alike in characters personalities, settings, and plots. Two characters’ that happen to share the same personality are Ted Mosby from How I Met Your Mother and Ross Geller from Friends. Both Ross and Ted have the tendency to correct people and over pronounce words. Another similarity between the two is they both were looking for love in New York City, But…

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    like me who social identifies as an upper class caucasian female I had figured that this would be a relatively easy assignment to choose three television characters that I identify with, but it was actually more difficult than I had thought. I had thought that since most media stars are what I also identify as it would be much easier. After a lot of thought I have chosen How I Met Your Mother, Gossip Girl, and Full house. Since I identify as a female for gender I chose Robin Scherbatsky from…

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