TV characters The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters  

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List Rules All minor and major characters from How I Met Your Mother. Vote for your personal favorite characters from the show, regardless of how beloved they are by others.

List of the best How I Met Your Mother characters, with pictures and character bios when available. With such a great cast of characters, it's tough to say who the greatest really is without everybody weighing in on the discussion. Vote for your favorite How I Met Your Mother characters and help make this list the ultimate source for who the best characters of the show are. How I Met Your Mother character roles from every season are included, along with the names of the actors who play them.

Examples include Barney Stinson and Robin Scherbatsky. You can click each image for a larger picture of the character, and in some cases you can click the character's name for a more detailed description.

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Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Barney Stinson Neil Patrick Harris

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Marshall Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Marshall Eriksen Jason Segel

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677 351
Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ted Mosby Josh Radnor

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Lily Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Lily Aldrin Alyson Hannigan

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Robin Scherbatsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Robin Scherbatsky Cobie Smulders

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Ranjit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ranjit Singh Marshall Manesh

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James Stinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
James Stinson Wayne Brady

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Victoria is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Victoria Ashley Williams

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Carl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Carl Joe Nieves

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230 126
Quinn Garvey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Quinn Garvey Becki Newton

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204 119
Nora is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Nora Nazanin Boniadi

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Wendy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wendy the Waitress Charlene Amoia

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Ted's Daughter and Son is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ted's Daughter and Son Lyndsy Fonseca; David Henrie

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The Captain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
The Captain Kyle MacLachlan

The Best Seasons of How I Met Your Mother

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Brad Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Brad Morris Joe Manganiello

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Kevin Venkataraghavan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Kevin Venkataraghavan Kal Penn

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Jerome Whittaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jerome Whittaker John Lithgow

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109 110
Honey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Honey Katy Perry

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99 125
Mickey Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Mickey Aldrin Chris Elliott

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Scooter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
klubibar added Scooter David Burtka

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Punchy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Punchy Chris Romano

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Loretta Stinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Loretta Stinson Frances Conroy

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Stella Zinman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Stella Zinman Sarah Chalke

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66 91
Judy Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Judy Eriksen Suzie Plakson

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84 137
Zoey Pierson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Zoey Pierson Jennifer Morrison

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Abby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Abby Britney Spears

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34 104
Claudia and Stuart Bowers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Claudia and Stuart Bowers Virginia Williams; Matt Boren

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Don Frank is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Don Frank Benjamin Koldyke