This is going to be legen – wait for it – DARY! If you’ve been missing your weekly dose of How I Met Your Mother since the long-running half-hour comedy series wrapped up earlier this year, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will have you covered this fall. That’s right – on September 23rd, How I Met Your Mother – The Whole Story will hit shelves on DVD.
The complete series set contains all 208 episodes of the show and also includes the highly anticipated alternate ending, which paints a different picture for Barney (Neil Patrick Harris), Robin (Cobie Smulders), Marshall (Jason Segel), Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and their romantically challenged best friend Ted (Josh Radnor). It comes with limited-edition Bro Code Playbook packaging, as well as a bonus disc with featurettes including a complete series retrospective documentary of the series, a piece focusing on the casting of the infamous mother, a look back at how the Mosby kid sequence from the finale was shot back in 2006, the San Diego Comic-Con introduction and panel from 2013, a live table read of the series finale and an in-depth look at “The Pineapple Scene,” which promises to finally uncover the mystery of the pineapple.
The special features for How I Met Your Mother – The Whole Story are below:
- All Out of Spoilers – Complete Series Retrospective Documentary
- Meeting The Mother – How The Mother Was Cast
- How We Filmed The Kids – A Look at How the Mosby Kid Sequence from the Finale Was Shot Back in 2006
- The Mosby Kids: 8 Years on the Couch – Scripted Introduction from Comic-Con 2013
- “How I Met Your Mother” Panel from Comic-Con 2013
- Live Table Read of Series Finale
- Pineapple Scene – The Mystery of the Pineapple is FINALLY Revealed
Also releasing this fall is the How I Met Your Mother season 9 DVD, which is available both in The Whole Story and individually. The special features in the season 9 DVD include:
- “Last Forever” Alternate Ending to Series Finale
- How It All Ends – Behind-the-Scenes of the Series Finale
- Where Are They Now – Behind-the-Scenes of the 360 Degree Guest Star Sequence from “Gary Blauman” episode
- Cristin Milioti Audition
- Audio Commentary on “The Locket,” “How Your Mother Met Me” and “The Rehearsal Dinner”
- Gag Reel
Fans of How I Met Your Mother are certainly going to have a great fall. Check out images of the two releases below and let us know which one you’ll be picking up.