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  • The name of the "Mother" was revealed in the first season of How I Met Your Mother. 1 / 10

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  • The character was later portrayed by Cristin Milioti. 2 / 10

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  • During the Thanksgiving episode in season 1, Ted, Robin, and Barney go to a strip club. 3 / 10

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  • Ted bought a lap dance for a homeless man so a stripper came over to compliment his generosity. 4 / 10

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  • The stripper introduced herself as Tracy in which Future Ted claimed was how he met the mother of his children. 5 / 10

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  • The kids freaked out during the story but Ted was just joking. 6 / 10

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  • It's unclear if the series creators always intended for the Mother to be named Tracy. 7 / 10

  • At one point, Victoria was considered as a back-up Mother option. 8 / 10

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  • In the end, the Mother's full name was revealed as Tracy McConnell. 9 / 10

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