Remember Lilly and Marshal? Of course you do! How many times do you think they kissed? Well, rarely! Jason Segel, the actor who played Marshal smoked a lot of cigarettes. And therefore, Alyson hated kissing him. So no kissing for them!
#12 Sheldon Connection
Neil Patrick Harris Played Barney. You know who else auditioned for the role? Jim Parsons. Imagine him as Barney!
#11 The Websites
If at all a website name got dropped on the show, you can certainly say that it still exists in real life. For eg. lillyandmarshallselltheirstuff.com was created for charity. The items from the show were auctioned off here.
Keep reading ahead to know more such amazing facts about the show.
#10 The Time
The clock at Ted and Marshall’s apartment always showed 4:20. The real mystery is, am or pm?
#9 The Bro Code
Who invented Bro Code? Barney! At least this is what Google says.
#8 The Contest
Just like his onscreen character, Jason Segel won a high school slam dunk contest like LEGIT.
#7 The Reactions
All the reactions by the kids were in fact filmed during the first season of the show. They used it throughout afterwards.
#6 One Take…
Just so that you know, Jason Segel had no clue that his character’s dad would die until Alyson Hannigan (Lily Aldrin) said the line on camera. The scene was done in the first take itself!
#5 The Significant Others!
The partners of the 3 most important characters in the show appeared multiple times. Alyson Hannigan’s husband played Sandy Rivers, Cobie Smulder’s husband played Blauman, and finally Neil Patrick Harris’ hubby plays Scooter.
#4 The Magical Numbers
In every single statistic that Barney mums out, numbers 83, 3 or 8 were always involved.
#3 The Contest
The only time Alyson Hannigan got to show her pregnancy on the show was in the episode where she won a hot dog eating contest. The baby was used to show her hot-dog full tummy.
The only Celeb guest the entire cast of the show asked for autograph was the designer Tim Gunn. Surprise Surprise!
#1 The Magician
Neil Patrick Harris in reality just like his character Barney is a trained magician in life!