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 so many funny How I Met Your Mother 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.

This list of all How I Met Your Mother characters includes fan favorites like Barney Stinson and Robin Scherbatsky, but also funny side characters like Punchy, Brad Morris, and Stella Zinman. 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.

Who is the fan favorite character of How I Met Your Mother? Scroll down so you can find out once and for all.

 

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

2
1,115 216
Marshall Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jason Segel

3
834 423
Robin Scherbatsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Cobie Smulders

4
849 414
Lily Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Alyson Hannigan

5
849 467
Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Josh Radnor

6
491 104
Ranjit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ranjit Singh Marshall Manesh

7
354 125
James Stinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wayne Brady

8
249 141
Carl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Carl Joe Nieves

9
308 200
Victoria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ashley Williams

10
293 159
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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209 141
Wendy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wendy the Waitress Charlene Amoia

12
268 157
Nora is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Nora Nazanin Boniadi

13
207 138
The Captain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
The Captain Kyle MacLachlan

14
189 152
Ted's Daughter and Son is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ted's Daughter and Son Lyndsy Fonseca; David Henrie

15
179 159
Brad Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Brad Morris Joe Manganiello

16
190 158
Kevin Venkataraghavan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Kevin Venkataraghavan Kal Penn

17
131 136
Jerome Whittaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jerome Whittaker John Lithgow

18
129 163
Mickey Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Mickey Aldrin Chris Elliott

19
141 150
Honey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Honey Katy Perry

20
109 187
Scooter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
klubibar added David Burtka

21
117 126
Loretta Stinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Loretta Stinson Frances Conroy

22
113 230
Stella Zinman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Stella Zinman Sarah Chalke

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114 141
Punchy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Punchy Chris Romano

24
88 120
Judy Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Suzie Plakson

25
108 138
Abby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Abby Britney Spears