Taking place in a continual flashback narrated by the future Ted (Bob Saget) telling the story of the erstwhile Ted's (Josh Radnor) love life, How I Met Your Mother is a comedy about five friends living in New York City.
The colorful cast of characters includes the sweet but boring couple, Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel); the ex-love and Canadian, Robin (Cobie Smulders); and the fan-favorite sex addict, Barney (Neil Patrick Harris).
In fact, he went to Israel during college, and it was there that he decided to pursue acting: I got this hankering to go back to Israel so I went for 9 weeks by myself. It actually threw me into a state of questioning whether I wanted to be an actor or not.
And I came out the other end feeling like I really should be an actor and that it was okay to do this.
His character lives New York City, desperately trying to find a wife, aka the mother of his children.