Awesome Music / How I Met Your Mother

  • The use of "Shake It Out" at the end of "No Pressure" as Ted has finally moved on from Robin and has made peace with the fact they won't get together.
  • The Mother's rendition of "La Vie En Rose" in "How Your Mother Met Me". After breaking up with her long term boyfriend and realizing that she finally let her lost love go, she still sits down and sings a song about looking at life through rose colored glasses.
  • The chorus of "Victoria" by The Kinks in "The Naked Truth" made the initial reappearance of Victoria feel HUGE.
  • Hi. One ticket to Farhampton, please.
  • Bloc Party's "This Modern Love" in the Season 1 finale when Ted and Robin finally became a couple and it became a Tear Jerker when Ted got home and found Marshall, sitting outside of the apartment and mournfully holding Lily's engagement ring.
  • "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers which became the official Road Trip song ever since Marshall's tape got stuck on the player and that track had been playing over and over again.
  • While it was an otherwise controversial ending, the soft rendition of "Downtown Train" by Everything But The Girl is a wonderful way to underscore Ted and Tracy finally meeting for the first time. Additionally, even detractors of the finale could find something wonderful in the final song used in the series, "Heaven" by The Walkmen, a nostalgic, poignant, and yet still optimistically upbeat song.
  • Gus's rap in "Bedtime Stories", when Marshall is unable to find a suitable rhyme for "Canada" and looks to the next passenger for help.
  • The use of "Prophets" by AC Newman over Ted's monologue at the end of "The Leap". Easily one of the most positive and awesome endings in the series.
  • Robin's therapist boyfriend says, "About the only unhealthy behavior I haven't seen is physical violence!" Cut to rapid-fire montage of the gang whaling on each other, set to "Murder Train".

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