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How I Met Your Mother **Series Premiere** - 09/19/05

Old 09-20-05, 11:01 AM
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That "suit up" line HAS to go. I also don't see the big deal about Alyson Hannigan. Nothing hot about her at all IMO. I think the show has potential, but the pilot was just kind of blah.
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I liked it overall. Here's hoping that they don't write Alyson into her AP Michelle character. Her interaction with Neil made for some great stuff. Her fiance tho is a bit blah... as it Ted. I'll tune in next week. Good lead in to RAW
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I am sorry guys...but I did not like it.
Old 09-20-05, 03:21 PM
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I wanted to like it, but after about 5 minutes it was so bad it seemed like a parody of a sitcom.
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I liked it. I thought it was funny. My favorite line has to be :"This is totally going on my blog!" I lost it after that. This may be the 2nd CBS show I watch--after NCIS. Would've been 3rd if they hadn't fucking cancelled Joan.

So wait, the Robin chick was just a guest then? That would suck because she's incredibly beautiful.
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I loved the "suit up!" line. And the one Kal-El mentioned.
Old 09-20-05, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Kal-El
So wait, the Robin chick was just a guest then? That would suck because she's incredibly beautiful.
She's listed in the regular cast on IMDb and her picture is on the poster, so I assume she'll have a serious role in the show.
Old 09-20-05, 04:11 PM
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I liked it.

I agree that NPH was pretty funny and the other 2 guys were dull.
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Originally Posted by cleaver
I'm just glad the unholy love child of Jimmy Fallon and Jonathan "Single Guy" Silverman can get work as the lead of CBSs tent pole.
I'm glad that I'm not the only one that thinks that the male lead looks like Jimmy Fallon.
Old 09-20-05, 05:12 PM
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it seems some people liked the show and others hated it. I'm in the side of the people that liked the show. Really liked it. I was laughing most of the show. I didn't see any sitcom last season, so maybe this year I'll be back.
Old 09-20-05, 05:37 PM
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I almost gave up in the first 3 minutes, but decided to stick it out. I wouldn't give it another shot if it wasn't for the woman playing Robin.
Old 09-20-05, 06:46 PM
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I will give it another shot, but unlike most I was like WTf on the twist, kinda dumb if it continues that way.
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What really annoyed me was that Bob Saget's voice sounded nothing like the guy who played Ted. The narrator who is a future version of a different character works on a show like The Wonder Years or Everybody Hates Chris because people sound different between middle puberty and adulthood. They don't sound different from mid/late-20s to early-50s.

I actually thought maybe the premise was that we weren't sure which guy was the guy doing the narration, but it seems that it is set that it is Ted. At least then there would be a reason the voice is different -- they'd want to obscure who the guy was.

Going into the show, I thought for some reason the premise was AH and NPH meeting, courting, and getting married.

I'm disappointed (particularly when I compare it to the better than expected Kitchen Confidential), but I'll give it a few more episodes.
Old 09-21-05, 06:33 AM
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All three of the new Monday comedies I watched get a "m'eh", this included.
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I thought this show was pretty funny. Definitely a few laugh out loud moments for me. NPH had some of the best lines, I think. Will keep the season pass.
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"Meh" indeed. NPH's character was pretty humourous. Other than that, this was full of the typical sitcom schtick I despise. The lead character I found to be utterly tedious. I enjoyed KC much more.
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Doogie Howser and the girl from American Pie were hilarious in this. I don't really like the rest of the cast and they need to drop the horrible Bob Saget voice over. And, as someone already mentioned, someone else doing the voice over makes no sense -- no sense! The dude is way past puberty.
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now spankings
is she always a wild sex freak?
Old 09-21-05, 06:53 PM
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Decent show.. I'll continue to watch.

For me, the line that got me to laugh most.

"Ted's gonna do it with a news reporter. This just in!"

Or something close to that.

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[QUOTE=LorenzoL]
Spoiler:
Here are my main reasons for liking this show: Alyson Hannigan and Neil Patrick Harris. Their characters are given the best lines especially enjoyed Neil Patrick Harris line to "Suit up".
My dislikes:
- The lead character of Ted played by Josh Radnor. This guy acting reminds me of Jimmy Fallon (and a poor man's version to boot).
. QUOTE]

I totally agree with all of the above. Neil Patrick Harris was awesome. The lead is pretty irritating. If I guy was coming on to me by being that sappy I'd definitely be put off. I thought it was very funny though & I laughed a lot. The whole dynamic of the friendships is fun.
Old 10-31-05, 07:45 PM
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They're rerunning the episode as I type this. As such, I thought I'd bring back the thread for those just now viewing the episode for the first time.

"De... Wait for it... 'Nied."
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Ah yes the origination of "Suit up"
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Re: How I Met Your Mother **Series Premiere** - 09/19/05

Originally Posted by dcswirl View Post
That "suit up" line HAS to go.
and that ended up being one of the more iconic running bits on the show
Old 03-31-14, 10:42 AM
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Re: How I Met Your Mother **Series Premiere** - 09/19/05

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and that ended up being one of the more iconic running bits on the show
Yeah that line solidified the show into pop culture.

Plus I know I've posted it before and everyone has seen it by now but ah well

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