Monday night's back-to-back premiere of the final season of “How I Met Your Mother” went down with much fanfare. With Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) and the whole gang making their way to the fictional Far Hampton in Long Island, N.Y., for the wedding of Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders) and Barney Stintson (Neil Patrick Harris), the final events are set in motion to reveal how Ted met the mother of his two unnamed children.

While the unnamed mother (Cristin Milioti) was revealed last season, audiences have only begun to get a closer look at her character and personality as “How I Met Your Mother” enters its final season. Take a look at seven GIFs from the back to back premiere of “How I Met Your Mother episodes “The Locket” and “Coming Back” here.

 What happens when Ted takes Lily (Alyson Hannigan) on a road trip.

Barney and Robin found out that there was a remote chance that they were related.

Barney’s brother, James (Wayne Brady), can take on a whole different persona at weddings.

Barney and Robin discuss the various “wildcards” in their extended families.

After ditching Ted for the train, Lily is frustrated that she hasn’t seen her son in a long time.

The mother happens to be on the train to calm her down.

After Lily finds out her husband Marshall (Jason Segel) and her son are delayed, she tries to drink her frustrations away.

Ted tries to intervene with little success.

Barney tells the “true” story of how his family was cursed with the inability to commit to a long-term relationship.

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