How I Met Your Mother

Oh Honey - S6-E15

Other mistake: Robin says she burned the dinner because she mistook the temperature scale on the oven for Celsius. However a given temperature above -40 is always higher in Fahrenheit, so by assuming the oven to be labeled in Celsius she would have undercooked the food. For example: If the directions were to cook at 400°F, she would set it around 200°F (thinking the oven was Celsius.) If the instructions were to cook at 200°C, she would still set the oven to 200°F, undercooking the food in both cases.

Tanngrisnir

How I Met Everyone Else - S3-E5

Other mistake: In the scene where Barney is describing The Vicky Mendoza Diagonal of The Hot-Crazy Scale, his words describe her getting hotter, (i.e. lost ten pounds) not less crazy. On the diagram shown, she goes down in craziness, not up in hotness.

Wait For It... - S3-E1

Other mistake: In the flashback where Gael is playing a guitar and singing a song, the chords on the guitar change, but his fingers do not move at all. He is playing the same chord the whole time.

Where Were We? - S2-E1

Other mistake: When Ted and Robin borrow Marshall's Fiero and are sitting in the car talking as Ted drives, you can hear the beat of a song playing in the car that is not the Proclaimers' I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), which in many future episodes is referenced as the only song that can be played in that car due to the tape being stuck in the tape player. (00:15:30 - 00:16:10)

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Suggested correction: Maybe it's on the radio.

Pilot - S1-E1

Other mistake: At the beginning of the series, Ted starts telling the story of how he met the mother of their children. When he starts describing how he met Robin, he doesn't reveal that it was not their mother until the end of the pilot. But children should have realised it wasn't their mother when Robin said she was a journalist and worked as a TV presenter. The kids knew their mom wasn't a journalist, so they shouldn't have been surprised at the end of the episode when Ted said "this is how I met your aunt Robin".

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Suggested correction: You can tell that they are really bored and probably didn't listen to Ted when he told them Robin was a news reporter.

Miracles - S3-E20

Other mistake: Right before Barney gets hit by the bus, he's on the sidewalk. To the right there is a One Way sign pointing right, but the bus hits him driving left. The bus would have been driving the wrong way on a one way street.

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Suggested correction: Not only is this not a mistake (it wouldn't be the first vehicle going the wrong way down a one way street), but we even see Barney looking in the direction of where the vehicles should be coming from and assume himself to be safe. Had the bus not been going the wrong way, Barney would have seen it coming and not been hit.

This is irrelevant. The mistake is that the bus is going the wrong way on a one - way street. While people do break the law like this, a bus driver certainly wouldn't.

The Possimpible - S4-E14

Other mistake: At the start of the episode it can be seen that the DVD player only has a power cord connected. Shortly afterwards only one cable (power) is seen connected to the TV set, then a few seconds later Ted plays a DVD.

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Suggested correction: Lots of blank CDs that you can buy do not have labels on the top and therefore are just shiny on top (like they are on the bottom).

Not true. He points the writing at the camera and puts it writing side down.

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Suggested correction: Barney does indeed start going back, but he doesn't make a U-turn. They are on a highway where a U-turn is impossible, and he is pulling to the right to get off at the next exit.

jshy7979

Weekend at Barney's - S8-E18

Other mistake: There is absolutely no reason for Ted to hang around underneath his apartment window while Jeanette is throwing stuff out of it. Any sane person would know that there is a very high chance of getting struck by the myriad of Ted's belongings that are wantonly chucked out onto the street. He's not trying to collect/catch anything because he is turned away from the building, and is not paying attention to the items that are being thrown out.

Knever

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Suggested correction: Depending on the location settings on his laptop, they could be giving a false reading. My laptop shows I'm in Cardiff Wales while in fact I'm nowhere near.

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The show was actually filmed on a film set in Los Angeles which is probably why the laptop says Los Angeles as the current location. This most probably slipped past the editing crew.

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Chosen answer: She was finally shown at the very end of the last episode of season 8, continuing into season 9. The actor's name is Cristin Milioti: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2129662/.

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