Did HIMYM Earn Its Ending? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

First of all, spoilers. MASSIVE SPOILERS! How I Met Your Mother is a popular sitcom that has been running 9 years, teasing its audience the whole long way with the riddle of the identity of THE MOTHER. But with its recent finale and the mystery resolved, the reaction was mixed. Did Ted end up with who he was meant to all along? Or did the creators pull a fast one, and produce an ending that was unearned? With TV audiences notoriously fickle, TV producers must consider a responsibility to the fans, and balance that with making the show they want. So was the ending of HIMYM a success or failure? Watch the episode and find out!

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1:04 How I Met Your Mother: The Series Finale Sucks!
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3:23 http://www.hommemagazine.gr/article.asp?catid=30715&subid=2&pubid=63945375
4:20 http://markgelbart.wordpress.com/2013/06/
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How I Met Your Mother: Defending the Series Finale
http://www.denofgeek.us/tv/how-i-met-your-mother/234460/how-i-met-your-mother-defending-the-series-finale

Alternate ‘How I Met Your Mother’ ending may give fans closure
http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2014/04/06/Alternate-How-I-Met-Your-Mother-ending-may-give-fans-closure/5631396798974/

Film Crit Hulk Smash: HOW HULK MET YOUR MOTHER AND THE NATURE OF FINALES

http://badassdigest.com/2014/04/02/film-crit-hulk-smash-how-hulk-met-your-mother-and-the-nature-of-finales

THE HIMYM FINALE: OR, “HOW AN AUDIENCE GETS A FIST TO THE CROTCH”

http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/04/01/the-himym-finale-or-how-an-audience-gets-a-fist-to-the-crotch/?fb_action_ids=10201481682475596&fb_action_types=og.likes

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