Viewers were treated to a special evening on How I Met Your Mother Season 9 Episode 16.
In honor of the CBS sitcom's 200th installment, the focus shifted for one night from Ted and the gang to the Mother herself, as we discovered just what she's been up to over the past eight years.
1. Cheers to 200!
Cheers to How I Met Your Mother turning 200! This is a scene from that special episode.
2. Rachel Bilson Returns!
Rachel Bilson is back on How I Met Your Mother! She tries to talk some sense into the title character here.
3. HIMYM 200th Episode Pic
The special How I Met Your Mother 200th episode will center on the Mother, played so well by Cristin Milioti.
4. The Mother in Class
The Mother is in class for this How I Met Your Mother scene. And, look at that, Rachel Bilson is sitting next to her!
Heck, the show even aired different credits due to the occasion and the unusual outing.
But it ended up as one of the strongest in series history, with jokes abounding and our heartstrings being given a very serious tug. In what way?
Let's just say the Mother has quite a sad history herself. Watch How I Met Your Mother online now for more... and brings tissues.