Fun Facts are trivias  that are often told by Ted Mosby when he is showing his favorite things to someone new.


  • In First Time In New York, when the gang visits the Empire State Building with Robin's sister Katie, Ted tells following "Empire State Building Fun Facts":
    • When construction began on March 17, 1930, the framework rose at a rate of four and a half stories per week.
    • The empire state building has tons of places where people can have private conversations.
    • Ittook seven million man-hours to build this 102-story testament to human will.
    • Thereare 1,860 steps. From this... (Gets thrown off the elevator)
  • In Do I Know You?, when Ted makes Stella watch Star Wars, he tells following "Star Wars Fun Facts":
    • Number 7: George Lucas based the film's structure on Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress. He also owes a debt to Campbell's work on comparative mythology. (Stella loses "wood")
  • In Subway Wars, Ted tells random people in the bus the following "Fun Facts":
    • Alberta Building: In 18.. (fellow passenger fell asleep)
    • The Arcadian: While today it's neoclassical fenestration is considered to be (fellow passenger leaves)
  • In Natural History, while visiting the Natural History Museum, Ted tells Lily and Marshall a "Architectural Fun Fact":
    • Natural History Museum: If you stand in the right spot, you can hear an entire conversation all the way across the room.

See Also

Empire State Building

Star Wars

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