After Ian (Daniel Augustin) appeared in Sophie's (Hilary Reeves) gallery show, Sid (Suraj Sharma) and Hannah (Ashley Reeves) were planning a wedding reception as a result of their marriage. Neil Patrick Harris received an Emmy nomination for his performance as Barney Stinson in the first season of Hulu sequel series, HIMYF.
Recap of Season 2 Episode 1 of How I Met Your Father
Sophie starts telling her kid the story of how she "hit rock bottom" and how she recovered. After she tells Ian that she hasn't been together with Jesse, she tells Ian that she's no longer seeing anyone. Sid and Hannah consider planning a wedding party for their close friends.
Jesse (Chris Lowell) presented himself to his closest pal and said his thanks, but he was surprised when Ian saw Ian return with Sophie. Sophie investigates how Drew's relationship with Sophie impacted his health. She confronts his adopted brother about the same thing.
Sophie is left worried as Ian, Jesse, and Drew try to talk to her at the same time. She starts singing during Sid and Hannah's wedding celebrations in order to avoid having a discussion about their previous and current romantic interests. Charlie and Val choose to play their sex tape by accident, and it eventually becomes a part of Sid and Hannah's slideshow.
Sophie, who is now 30 years old, travels through the suburbs in an effort to meet Lori (Paget Brewster) as quickly as possible. She becomes so involved in the heated argument that she is unable to drive safely and crashes into Barney Stinson's vehicle. Fans are surprised by the way that her story takes a turn as a result of Barney.