How I Met Your Mother

Something Old - S8-E23

Revealing mistake: When Lily brings out the "leaking" beanbag, you can see that she has the little white pellets in her clenched fist and is dropping them periodically, making it seem as if they're coming from the bag.

Knever
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Farhampton - S8-E1

Character mistake: When Barney is telling his story to Quinn in a minute he says, "Ted and I stopped being friends, Ted got hit by a bus, we made up." Barney got hit by a bus, Ted got hit by another car. (00:12:10)

MaggieRose West
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The Fortress - S8-E19

Factual error: The way Barney employs the green screen wouldn't work because a camera is needed to put a picture over the screen. To the naked eye the screen would still be green. The only plausible way to make the illusion work as intended would be a regular white screen and a projector, but this isn't the case here.

Tanngrisnir

Twelve Horny Women - S8-E8

Continuity mistake: In 2-21 Something Borrowed, Lily's high school boyfriend, Scooter, reveals his name is Bill, but this episode in a flashback he tells Lily his name is Jeff. (00:03:47)

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The Time Travelers - S8-E20

Continuity mistake: In 5-22 "Robots vs Wrestlers" future Ted narrates, " No matter if we fell out of the group, we always made it to Robots vs Wrestlers. Hell or high water." In this episode, Ted is the only one who goes.

charlitransue

The Time Travelers - S8-E20

Continuity mistake: Marshall tells Lily that he has never been to the ladies' room of the bar. However in the second season episode "Showdown", Robin catches Lily and Marshall "holding hands" in there. And in "Of Course" in season 5 Marshall, Ted, and Lily go in the ladies' room to comfort Robin.

Tanngrisnir

Something New - S8-E24

Continuity mistake: We find out in this episode that Ted and the mother don't get married for several years, due to postponing The Wedding when she became pregnant. They eventually get married in 2020, when their children are 3 and 5. But in Lobster Crawl (8-9), at the end of the episode Lily and Marshal show up to babysit Ted's daughter when she's younger than that, and Ted is wearing a wedding ring. (00:29:00)

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Suggested correction: Many couples wear rings before their actual wedding as a display of commitment. A friend of mine is in this situation. He wears a ring, has a child with his lady, but no actual date for their wedding is set. This is simply Ted choosing to wear a ring before getting married and there is no mistake.

jshy7979

Something Old - S8-E23

Factual error: When Ted recalls his trip to Spain the map onscreen is full of spelling and geographical errors: Marida appears in Portugal but it's in Spain and spelled Mérida. Valencenia = Valencia; Tarrogona = Tarragona; Grenada = Granada; Pamplona is placed where the city of Bilbao is; also Sevilla is placed 140 kilometers to the left of where it really is.

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Twelve Horny Women - S8-E8

Continuity mistake: When Lily is talking about how much of a badass she used to be, it shows her meeting Scooter. He said his name was Jeff, but in season 9 Lily says that Scooter's real name is Bill. (00:03:40)

The Bro Mitzvah - S8-E22

Other mistake: When Ralph Macchio mocks Barney for not gambling in AC, Barney makes a U-turn to head back, but turns the wheel to the right instead of the left. (00:12:00)

Dylan McLaughlin
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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

Barney: It's gonna be legen...wait for it...dary!

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Bad News - S6-E13

Trivia: Throughout the entire episode Bad News (Season 6, Episode 13), there's a number in every scene. These numbers are a countdown for the news that Marshall will get at the very end of the episode.

Douglasac
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Question: Has the mother been cast yet? Also, does the film crew know who the mother is already?

Shadow5

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/.

Knever
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