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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1,227 160
Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Neil Patrick Harris

2
985 201
Marshall Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jason Segel

3
763 413
Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Josh Radnor

4
746 371
Robin Scherbatsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Cobie Smulders

5
768 367
Lily Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Alyson Hannigan

6
430 100
Ranjit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ranjit Singh Marshall Manesh

7
323 112
James Stinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wayne Brady

8
224 127
Carl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Carl Joe Nieves

9
276 177
Victoria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ashley Williams

10
262 145
Quinn Garvey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Quinn Garvey Becki Newton

11
239 140
Nora is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Nora Nazanin Boniadi

12
182 125
Wendy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wendy the Waitress Charlene Amoia

13
169 130
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

14
178 123
The Captain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
The Captain Kyle MacLachlan

15
154 138
Brad Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Brad Morris Joe Manganiello

16
167 138
Kevin Venkataraghavan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Kevin Venkataraghavan Kal Penn

17
112 119
Jerome Whittaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jerome Whittaker John Lithgow

18
113 141
Mickey Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Mickey Aldrin Chris Elliott

19
128 130
Honey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Honey Katy Perry

20
91 163
Scooter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
klubibar added David Burtka

21
100 113
Loretta Stinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Loretta Stinson Frances Conroy

22
106 121
Punchy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Punchy Chris Romano

23
99 199
Stella Zinman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Stella Zinman Sarah Chalke

24
75 104
Judy Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Suzie Plakson

25
93 122
Abby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Abby Britney Spears

26
97 162
Zoey Pierson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jennifer Morrison

27
40 119
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

28
34 151
Don Frank is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Don Frank Benjamin Koldyke