'How I Met Your Mother' Hits Series High Ratings, Fans React to Shocking Ending
The series finale of How I Met Your Mother aired last night and scored all time high ratings!
The show was the top show of the evening, with a 5.3 rating/16 share in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic, and pulled in an impressive 12.9 million viewers, The Wrap reports.
After the finale aired, Twitter erupted with fan reactions to the ending. Some loved, and many hated how the final moments for the characters were written.
In case you missed it, check out our How I Met Your Mother series finale recap!
Click inside to read some reactions to the finale…
@RahulRachuri1: Disappointed with the ending. We have waited nine years for the mother and we got see her for like 20min! #HIMYMFinale #letdown
@adelinalee: Not sure whether the #HIMYMFinale is trying to make me feel cynical that nothing lasts or hopeful that true love wins in the end
@JrzGrlinNC: It started w Robin & ended w Robin, kind of makes sense if u really think about it #HIMYMFinale
@Mark_B99: Ended too quickly, shouldn’t have dragged out the first few episodes so much and then dropped so many bombs on the viewer #HIMYMFinale
@viviennelsen: I thought it was How I Met Your Mother, not “How I Went Back To Your Aunt Robin About 20 Times” #HIMYM #HIMYMFinale
@tinabdao: If you rewatch HIMYM after watching the finale, you will realize that it is the PERFECT ending. Yes, Ted really LOOOOVES Robin. #HIMYMfinale
@macachia: “how we destroyed 9 years of character development in one 40 minute episode ” #HIMYMfinale #HIMYM
@TheCityofBones: Was the How I Met Your Mother Finale an April fools joke or was it actually that bad? #HIMYMFinale
@Artianiruda: Killing the mother! Getting a couple divorce! Quite dint look like a comedy show to me!! Thanks for screwing it all up #HIMYMFinale
@RaymondFrancis: #HIMYMFinale was legendary. Ted re-violated the bro code tho