How I Met Your Mother (season 2)

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How I Met Your Mother (season 2)
How I Met Your Mother Season 2 DVD Cover.jpg
DVD cover art
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 22
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Original run September 18, 2006 (2006-09-18) – May 14, 2007 (2007-05-14)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 October 2, 2007
Region 2 February 8, 2010
Region 4 April 8, 2008
Season chronology
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List of How I Met Your Mother episodes

The second season of the American television comedy series How I Met Your Mother premiered on September 18, 2006 and concluded on May 14, 2007. It consisted of 22 episodes, each approximately 22 minutes in length. CBS broadcast the first three episodes of the second season on Monday nights at 8:30 pm in the United States, the remaining episodes were broadcast at 8:00pm. The complete second season was released on Region 1 DVD on October 2, 2007. In the United Kingdom it aired via E4 from October 2, 2009 weekdays at 7:30pm.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Production
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
23 1 "Where Were We?" Pamela Fryman Carter Bays & Craig Thomas September 18, 2006 (2006-09-18) 2ALH01 10.48[1]
The gang tries to help Marshall get over Lily. Barney takes him to a strip club, and Ted takes him to a Yankees game. Marshall finds a credit card trail that leads to Lily's hotel in the city, but the guys try to keep him from going to see her.
24 2 "The Scorpion and the Toad" Rob Greenberg Chris Harris September 25, 2006 (2006-09-25) 2ALH02 9.14[2]
Barney teaches Marshall how to pick up women. When things start to go sour for an awkward Marshall, Barney steps in and wins the women over... for himself. Lily returns from her art experience. While helping her look for a new apartment, Ted gets sick of hearing about Lily's amazing summer in San Francisco.
25 3 "Brunch" Pamela Fryman Stephen Lloyd October 2, 2006 (2006-10-02) 2ALH03 9.32[3]
When Ted, Robin and the gang spend the weekend with his parents, Ted is stunned when a family secret that changes things forever is unveiled at brunch. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily find it difficult to control themselves when they are forced to spend time together with Ted's parents.
26 4 "Ted Mosby: Architect" Pamela Fryman Kristen Newman October 9, 2006 (2006-10-09) 2ALH04 9.09[4]
After Robin insinuates that Ted's job is boring, Barney sets out to convince his buddy otherwise. As the guys test out the pick-up line, "Ted Mosby, Architect" on the ladies, they realize it really works. But when Robin hears that Ted is parading around town picking up girls, she is hot on his heels to discover the truth.
27 5 "World's Greatest Couple" Pamela Fryman Brenda Hsueh October 16, 2006 (2006-10-16) 2ALH06 9.05[5]
Lily moves into Barney's apartment and the trials, troubles, and tribulations may be a bit too much for him to handle.
28 6 "Aldrin Justice" Pamela Fryman Jamie Rhonheimer October 23, 2006 (2006-10-23) 2ALH05 9.59[6]
Barney takes it on himself to please Marshall's disgruntled law professor, while Lily gets a job at Ted's architecture firm and tries to teach his boss a big lesson.
29 7 "Swarley" Pamela Fryman Greg Malins November 6, 2006 (2006-11-06) 2ALH07 8.22[7]
Marshall starts dating a woman and they really hit it off, but Barney and Ted tell him he has to dump her because she has "crazy eyes".
30 8 "Atlantic City" Pamela Fryman Maria Ferrari November 13, 2006 (2006-11-13) 2ALH08 9.33[8]
Marshall and Lily, together again, decide to elope in Atlantic City, and they gather Barney, Ted and Robin to take part in the wedding.
31 9 "Slap Bet" Pamela Fryman Kourtney Kang November 20, 2006 (2006-11-20) 2ALH09 8.85[9]
Barney uncovers Robin's secret past and the real reason behind her strong aversion to malls.
32 10 "Single Stamina" Pamela Fryman Kristen Newman November 27, 2006 (2006-11-27) 2ALH10 9.85[10]
Barney's brother James (Wayne Brady) visits and Robin, the only one in the group who's never met him, is surprised. But James has a surprise for Barney that he finds hard to accept.
33 11 "How Lily Stole Christmas" Pamela Fryman Brenda Hsueh December 11, 2006 (2006-12-11) 2ALH11 8.81
Ted almost ruins Christmas for everyone when, still carrying around anger toward Lily over breaking the engagement, he calls her a horribly disgusting name.
34 12 "First Time in New York" Pamela Fryman Gloria Calderon Kellett January 8, 2007 (2007-01-08) 2ALH12 8.37[11]
Robin wants to tell Ted she loves him, but she can't make the leap. Meanwhile, her sister visits and brings her boyfriend, and Robin doesn't react well when her sister says she's ready to lose her virginity.
35 13 "Columns" Rob Greenberg Matt Kuhn January 22, 2007 (2007-01-22) 2ALH13 9.42[12]
When Ted is constantly insulted by his former boss, who is now working for him on a project, he is told to fire the man, but he finds that a hard thing to do. Meanwhile, Barney offers Lily a lot of money to paint a nude portrait of him.
36 14 "Monday Night Football" Rob Greenberg Carter Bays & Craig Thomas February 5, 2007 (2007-02-05) 2ALH14 10.61[13]
The group plans to watch the Super Bowl XLI when they are invited to a funeral on the same evening. They make plans to record the game and to not find out the score before watching it the following day.
37 15 "Lucky Penny" Pamela Fryman Matt Sorrentino & Martynas Prusevicius February 12, 2007 (2007-02-12) 2ALH15 9.68[14]
Ted finds a "lucky" penny, and even though bad luck starts to follow him, it may be the best thing to ever happen to him.
38 16 "Stuff" Pamela Fryman Kourtney Kang February 19, 2007 (2007-02-19) 2ALH16 8.95[15]
After Robin gives Ted grief over keeping all of his gifts from ex-girlfriends, Ted decides it's time to give them all away. However, the tides change when he finds that Robin has been holding on to items as well. Lily forces the whole group to come to her play.
39 17 "Arrivederci, Fiero" Pamela Fryman Chris Harris February 26, 2007 (2007-02-26) 2ALH17 9.33[16]
Marshall's beloved 1988 Fiero dies just short of reaching the 200,000-mile mark, leading the gang to relive their greatest memories in the car.
40 18 "Moving Day" Pamela Fryman Maria Ferrari March 19, 2007 (2007-03-19) 2ALH18 7.27[17]
As Ted and Robin hit a new milestone in their relationship, Barney does everything he can to derail their happiness. To do so, Barney steals the rental truck Ted is using for moving day, including all the belongings inside of it.
41 19 "Bachelor Party" Pamela Fryman Carter Bays & Craig Thomas April 9, 2007 (2007-04-09) 2ALH19 9.90[18]
When Barney ruins Marshall's bachelor party plans, Lily reveals information about Barney that forces Marshall to rethink his best man choice.
42 20 "Showdown" Pamela Fryman Gloria Calderon Kellett April 30, 2007 (2007-04-30) 2ALH20 7.24[19]
Barney is chosen as a contestant on The Price is Right giving him the opportunity to fulfill one of his life wishes: to meet Bob Barker.
43 21 "Something Borrowed" Pamela Fryman Greg Malins May 7, 2007 (2007-05-07) 2ALH21 7.69[20]
Lily and Marshall's wedding day arrives, but nothing goes as they had planned. Surprisingly, Barney steps in to save their once-in-a-lifetime moment.
44 22 "Something Blue" Pamela Fryman Carter Bays & Craig Thomas May 14, 2007 (2007-05-14) 2ALH22 9.90[21]
Barney overhears that Ted and Robin have a secret, leading him to wonder what it might be. When the secret is revealed, the truth stuns even Barney.

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