In year 2030, Ted Mosby decides to tell his daughter and son
a story how he met their mother. The story begins in 2005.
Ted (Josh Radnor), 27 y.o, lonely architect lives with two of
his best friends: Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segel) law student,
and his girlfriend Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan) who works in
a kindergarten. They had been a couple for almost 9 years.
On the first episode Marshall intends to propose to Lily. This event,
makes Ted think about marriage and finding his match.
In this quest he gets help from his second friend Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris).
Thus the main character meets young, ambitious journalist Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders), who is from that point a part of the group.