Why Season 1 of How I Met Your Mother Isn’t As Good As Fans Remember

Objectification Of Women

BARNEY’S CHARACTER ARC SEEMS TO BE BASED ON THE OBJECTIFICATION OF WOMEN FROM THE PILOT ONWARDS.

Inconsistency in the cast

New York City is an incredibly diverse city. Fans now expect to see people of various ethnicities represented fairly in films and television shows. This means that the show’s creators have a unique opportunity to address the show’s lack of diversity in the cast. And based on the teasers and the cast list, it appears that they will.

Slut-Shaming

How I Met Your Mother’s first season featured slut-shaming as a common theme.  A’slut’ for having had multiple boyfriends in “Game Night” (season 1, episode 18).

Homophobic And Transphobic Remarks

The Character of Ranjit in the Pilot and Future Episodes

The pilot episode of How I Met Your Mother introduces Transit Singh as a taxi driver. Transit reappears in “The Limo” (season 1, episode 11) and throughout the series, reinforcing the same stereotypes.

Ted’s Insatiable Desire To Be In A Relationship

Ted’s need to always be dating is evident from the beginning of How I Met Your Mother. Ted begs a matchmaking agency to find him the love of his life in “Matchmaker” (season 1, episode 7).  Many people nowadays feel compelled to be dating at all times. Exhausting and unnecessary, ten years after the first season aired.

Culture of the Bros

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Treatment Of Sex Workers

Unhealthy Relationships

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