HIMYM: The Mother of All Comedic Storytelling

For nearly a decade, fans of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother have speculated on the enigmatic identity of the show’s title character, as a father recounts stories of his thirtysomething social and romantic entanglements to his children. Part comedy, part mystery—the show’s creators approach its plotting in unique ways that prove fun, non-linear and creative.

The television show’s inventive storytelling process drops spontaneous hints about The Mother along the way, keeping viewers on the lookout and hooked for more. Now that the series has finally concluded and fans are taking a look back, C5 Production Designer Jenny Famularcano decided to create this infographic timeline, which serves as a guide to the story’s most important milestones.

Meet the Mother Infographic


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