The first season of American television comedy How I Met Your Mother premiered on September 19, 2005 and ended on May 15, 2006. It consisted of 22 episodes, each running about 22 minutes. CBS broadcast the first season on Mondays at 8:30 pm in the United States. The complete first season was released on DVD Region 1 on November 21, 2006.In 2030, Ted Mosby (voiced by Bob Saget) sits his daughter and son to them, tell the story of how he met his mother.The story begins in 2005 with Ted (Josh Radnor) as a single, 27 year-old architect living with her two best friends from college, Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segel), a law student, and Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan), a preschool teacher, who has been dating for almost nine years when Marshall proposed. Your participation makes Ted think about marriage and finding your soul mate, much to the chagrin of his self-proclaimed best friend Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) whom he met in a bathroom after a night of drinking. Barney is known as a womanizer with an unnamed corporate job.Ted begins searching for their perfect match and is an ambitious young reporter, Scherbatsky Robin (Cobie Smulders), who quickly falls in love. Robin, however, does not want to rush into a relationship and the two decide to be friends.
Future Ted reveals that Robin is not the mother after referring to her as Robin of their children “aunt.” Ted begins dating a baker, Victoria, whom he meets at a wedding, prompting Robin to become jealous and realize you have feelings for him. Victoria moves to Germany for a culinary scholarship, and she and Ted try a long distance relationship. When Ted learns that Robin has feelings for him, he says it has broken up with Victoria, though he has not done so. Almost Victoria have sex when Robin calls and responses by mistake. Ted and Victoria and then separated, and Robin becomes angry with Ted, but eventually make up and decide date.Meanwhile, Lily begins to wonder if you missed any opportunity because of her relationship with Marshall, and decides to pursue a grant Art in San Francisco, breaking up with Marshall in the process. The season ends with Ted back to the apartment the morning after spending the night with Robin for the first time, to find Marshall sitting in the rain with Lily engagement ring.