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'How I Met Your Mother's' 12 best musical moments

If there's one thing " How I Met Your Mother " loves more than dragging out Ted and The Mother's meeting, it's musical numbers. From Barney's suitable 100th episode extravaganza to Robin Sparkles' throwback tunes, "HIMYM's" song-and-dance moments are, well, legendary. Here are our 12 favorites from the past nine seasons. "How I Met Your Mother:" A chronological timeline of craziness 12. "Stand By Me" Music talent runs in the Stinson family, but that's not surprising when your brother is Wayne Brady and his dad is Ben Vereen . After the long estranged father and son finally meet, Sam (Vereen) and James (Brady) discovered that they both love singing. And so does Barney ( Neil Patrick Harris ). (Kudos to Cobie Smulders for trying oh-so-hard not to break.) 11. I'm With the Band! "Ba-bap-a-ba-ba-ba." The opening notes to "HIMYM's" theme song sounded even better when the quintet performed The Solids' "Hey Beautiful" after Barney told his pops that he and his pals were in a band to impress hi...

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