“Okay. You guys are old enough. I’m gonna tell you the story of how I met your mother.” – Who knew that this line would spawn nine seasons? Created by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ is a Sitcom which follows Ted Mosby, essayed by Josh Radnor as he, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led him to meet their mother. For this list, I have taken into account T.V. shows that portray similar themes such as friendship, jobs, loyalty and love. So, without further ado, here’s the list of TV shows similar to How I Met Your Mother that are our recommendations. You can stream some of these TV shows like How I Met Your Mother on Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu.
10. Jane the Virgin (2014-)
Based on the Venezuelan televise series ‘Juana la virgen’ (2002), ‘Jane the Virgin’ follows the titular Jane, a strongly religious young woman who believes in remaining a virgin until marriage. However, who becomes pregnant after accidentally being artificially inseminated. A satirical romantic comedy-drama, ‘Jane the Virgin’ was spearheaded by the hilarious performance of Gina Rodriguez, for which she received immense praise from critics.
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9. The Inbetweeners (2009-11)
A British coming of age sitcom, ‘The Inbetweeners’ follows the misadventures four suburban teenagers Will, Simon, Neil and Jay at the fictional “Rudge Park Comprehensive”. The show, while showcasing their school life, also deals with friendship, lad culture and their comically failed sexual encounters. While the show ran for just three seasons, ‘‘The Inbetweeners’ was one of the favourites to be nominated for BAFTA TV Award for Best Writer and Best Male Performance in a Comedy Role.