20th Century Fox has officially announced the DVD release of both ‘How I Met Your Mother: The Whole Story’ which compiles the entire series into a collectible box set, in addition to ‘The Ninth and Legendary Final Season’ which will arrive on DVD the same day, September 23, 2014. Hit the jump to check out the full announcement, including disc specs, artwork for the season 9 DVD, an interior look at ‘The Whole Story’ set and more.
For Immediate Release
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! RELIVE EVERY HOODWINK, GAMBIT, FLIM FLAM, STRATEGEM AND BAMBOOZLE IN THE ULTIMATE “HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER” COLLECTION
“The Whole Story” Featuring All 208 Episodes of the Legendary Series, Including The Highly Anticipated Alternate Ending Comes Home on DVD September 23
Features The Final Season Along With Hours of Bonus Content Including The Definitive Answer to the Mysterious Pineapple Incident
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 22, 2014) – You don’t have to “wait for it” any longer… the complete series collection is here as “How I Met Your Mother” – The Whole Story arrives on DVD September 23 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. “Suit up” for all nine legendary seasons of the slap-happy show that took TV comedy to hilarious new heights. Join Barney (Neil Patrick Harris), Robin (Cobie Smulders), Marshall (Jason Segel), Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and their romantically challenged best friend Ted (Josh Radnor) for more than two-hundred truly awesome episodes. Relive all the inside jokes, crazy time-jumps, never-saw-that-coming plot twists and classic long-running gags: from the Bro Code to doppelgängers to Robin Sparkles to the infamous slap bet between Marshall and Barney.
With its limited-edition Bro Code Playbook packaging, “How I Met Your Mother” – The Whole Story makes the perfect gift for the holidays. The collection includes all nine seasons of the Emmy® Award winning show along with the show’s alternate ending fans have been eager to see. A brand new bonus disc comes loaded 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 touching series finale and an in-depth look at “The Pineapple Scene” where the mystery of the pineapple is FINALLY revealed!
That’s not all! Suit up and give one last high-five for the awesome final season of “How I Met Your Mother,” available in The Whole Story and individually on DVD September 23. Surprising answers to hilarious questions will be revealed during one epic wedding weekend. Can Marshall complete a cross-country road trip and make it to the ceremony? Will Robin and Barney really tie the knot? Is Lily hiding a shocking secret? Will Ted finally meet the mother of his children…and is she truly “the one”? It all builds to a climactic two-part series finale, leading to one of the most talked about endings in TV history.
The “How I Met Your Mother” Season Nine DVD is loaded with more never-before-seen content, including the previously mentioned alternate ending, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the finale, a “Where Are They Now” retrospective of the guest stars featured in the 360 degree sequence from the “Gary Blauman” episode, Cristin Milioti’s audition tapes, deleted scenes, three commentaries with Craig Thomas and Carter Bays and a hilarious gag reel.
“How I Met Your Mother” – The Whole Story Special Features
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
“How I Met Your Mother” Season Nine DVD Special Features
“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”
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