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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1,270 171
Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Neil Patrick Harris

2
1,030 206
Marshall Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jason Segel

3
779 386
Robin Scherbatsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Cobie Smulders

4
791 429
Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Josh Radnor

5
794 379
Lily Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Alyson Hannigan

6
450 102
Ranjit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ranjit Singh Marshall Manesh

7
336 116
James Stinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wayne Brady

8
234 133
Carl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Carl Joe Nieves

9
287 186
Victoria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Ashley Williams

10
251 145
Nora is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Nora Nazanin Boniadi

11
273 153
Quinn Garvey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Quinn Garvey Becki Newton

12
192 132
Wendy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Wendy the Waitress Charlene Amoia

13
190 127
The Captain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
The Captain Kyle MacLachlan

14
173 139
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
165 146
Brad Morris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Brad Morris Joe Manganiello

16
178 144
Kevin Venkataraghavan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Kevin Venkataraghavan Kal Penn

17
124 122
Jerome Whittaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jerome Whittaker John Lithgow

18
122 147
Mickey Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Mickey Aldrin Chris Elliott

19
132 137
Honey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Honey Katy Perry

20
109 116
Loretta Stinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Loretta Stinson Frances Conroy

21
96 172
Scooter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
klubibar added David Burtka

22
109 128
Punchy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Punchy Chris Romano

23
105 206
Stella Zinman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Stella Zinman Sarah Chalke

24
80 109
Judy Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Suzie Plakson

25
103 170
Zoey Pierson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Jennifer Morrison

26
94 130
Abby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Abby Britney Spears

27
44 122
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
39 157
Don Frank is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters
Don Frank Benjamin Koldyke