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It's Now All But Confirmed That "How I Met Your Mother" Will End The Way You Feared

WARNING: Major spoilers (and tears) ahead!

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For quite some time, there has been a popular How I Met Your Mother theory among fans that the Mother dies before 2030, and Ted has been telling his children these stories to help them remember her.

And after the March 3 episode, that theory was all but confirmed, and even those who assumed the worst were devastated.

Seriously though, what a sad episode. I've been thinking it would end like this the last 2 seasons but I didn't want to be right #HIMYM

Miranda crawford@mirder_1991

Seriously though, what a sad episode. I've been thinking it would end like this the last 2 seasons but I didn't want to be right #HIMYM

06:05 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#HIMYM is gonna break my heart. I always knew it.

Chuck Lane@clane2184

#HIMYM is gonna break my heart. I always knew it.

08:59 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The outcome was first foreshadowed in Season 8, Episode 20, when Ted showed up at the Mother's door, explaining how they're going to meet in 45 days, fall in love, get married, and have children.

Now, with just four episodes in the series left, fans are feeling fearful, confused, frustrated, and really, really sad.

It doesn't have to be this #HIMYM please don't kill anyone.... Not the mother at least... Let Ted be happy for once...

Tucker Ray@tuckerheadlines

It doesn't have to be this #HIMYM please don't kill anyone.... Not the mother at least... Let Ted be happy for once...

09:06 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I've never felt so heartbroken over a COMEDY series! #HIMYM #letmebewrong

Sylvia Hinojosa@sylviah0412

I've never felt so heartbroken over a COMEDY series! #HIMYM #letmebewrong

09:06 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I think #himym just told us the mom was dying, idk how to feel about this...

Julia Holcomb@JuliaHolcomb

I think #himym just told us the mom was dying, idk how to feel about this... 😒😖😩😥

09:07 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

SHE CAN'T BE DEAD THE WHOLE TIME. I'M SO FRUSTRATED. #HIMYM

Gia Farruggia@giaface

SHE CAN'T BE DEAD THE WHOLE TIME. I'M SO FRUSTRATED. #HIMYM

09:05 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

My favorite TV show will have the saddest ending this can't be real. #HIMYM

Tyler Guenther@i_am_tman

My favorite TV show will have the saddest ending 😭 this can't be real. #HIMYM

09:05 PM - 3 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

How I Met Your Mother airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on CBS.