Season 8, Episode 1 -  Air Date: 9/24/2012
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Ted recounts the time he insisted on leaving Victoria’s fianc? a note before they drove off into the sunset together.

‘How I Met Your Mother‘ Premiere Recap: Four Timelines in Search of a Finale

"We‘re writing this season like it‘s the end." So says How I Met Your Mother co-creator CraigThomas, and it therefore seems fitting to begin the show‘s eighth year with alook back at the show‘s legacy thus far: HowI Met Your Mother has been, in many ways, the last great multi-camera sitcom.It‘s somehow managed to blend the plot intricacies, absurdity and callback humor of Arrested Development with the broad appeal of Friends, and its characters have consistentlyevolved along the way.The show‘s fan base is divided almost evenly between thoseeagerly awaiting an answer to who the mother is and those who consider the show‘sflashback premise an afterthought, but in this (potentially) last season, thecentral mystery‘s stakes have been raised. It was revealed last season that TedMosby will meet his wife at Barney and Robin‘s wedding: now three central characters‘past future lives hang in the balance.
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