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English How I Met Your Mother Essay

  • Submitted by: laura2895
  • on November 19, 2013
  • Category: English
  • Length: 1,309 words

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How I Met Your Mother
Brief description:
How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom. It was created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. The show is based in 2030 when a man named Ted Mosby gathers his daughter and son to tell them the story of how he met their mother. The show then flashes back to 2005 before Ted met his wife. The show follows Ted and his friendship circle of Marshall, Lilly, Robin and Barney and then events that he and his friends dealt with up until he met his wife.  
Writers:
  * Carter Bays
  * Craig Thomas
Date of first pilot and any information from the writers about the concept of the show:
The first Pilot of How I Met Your Mother was aired on September 19th 2005. To create the concept of this show the writers quite simply decided lets write about our friends and the stuff we did in New York. When first creating the characters they based Ted Mosby on Carter Bays and Marshall and Lilly on Craig Thomas and his wife, Rebecca. The rest of the characters were made up to create interesting characters. Originally Rebecca, Thomas’s wife was hesitant on having a character based on her and said she would allow it only if they could get Alyson Hannigan to play the role of the character based on her. Luckily for the two writers Alyson Hannigan was available and was looking to do more comedy work.
The bar that is shown throughout the show a lot is based on a bar in New York that both Carter Bays and Craig Thomas liked and wanted to include in their show. It was called McGee’s but for the show was called MacLaren’s. The name of which they chose for the bar was based upon Carter Bays assistant, Carl MacLaren.
In the end it was just about making a show that would make an audience laugh. They based many things around there own lives, people or places they knew of and worked hard for How I Met Your Mother to air.
Where it is filmed:
How I Met Your Mother was filmed in the Los Angeles soundstage studio 22. It was originally not filmed in front...

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