"How I Met Your Mother is a show about how awesome Neil Patrick Harris is, but there's also a recurring sub plot about a guy named Ted Mosby..."
- Cracked writer Dan O'Brien in 4 Pieces of Relationship Advice Movies Need to Stop Giving
"This is going to be legen- wait for it..."
- Barney Stinson, Something Blue (season 2 episode 24).
- Barney Stinson, Wait-for-It (season 3 episode 1).
"Hi. I’m Ted Mosby. And exactly 45 days from now, you and I are gonna meet, and we’re gonna get married, and... We’re gonna have two kids. And we’re gonna love them and each other so much... All that is 45 days away. But I’m here now, I guess, because... I want those extra 45 days with you. I want each one of them. And look, if I can’t have them, I’ll take the 45 seconds before your boyfriend shows up and punches me in the face, because... I love you. I’m always gonna love you. Till the end of my days... and beyond. You’ll see."
- Ted, to the Mother in an Imagine Spot
"Hi. One ticket to Farhampton, please.
- The Mother's first line