How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5
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How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 Release Date, Spoilers, and A Recap of Episode 4

Last Updated on February 2, 2022 by Joydeep Ghosh

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4 has been released and was quite an eventful episode, making fans excited about the release of How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4 showed Sophie’s 30th birthday party and all the chaos that went with it. It also showed Sophie and Drew’s first date and how things go ahead for them.

Along with Sophie and Drew, Valentina and Charlie’s relationship also takes a new step in How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4 saw Jesse and Ellen reconnecting with each other after a long time and finally talking about their separation and their parents’ divorce.

When Will How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 Be Released and Where To Watch It?

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 is set to be released on February 8, 2022.

In the United States of America, How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 will be released on Hulu on February 8, 2022, with new episodes being released every Tuesday.

Viewers in India can watch How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 on Disney+ Hotstar on February 9, 2022, at 10:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time), with new episodes being released every Wednesday.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 will start streaming in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and some other countries from March 9, 2022.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5
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What To Expect From How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5?

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 will delve deeper into how things move ahead between Sophie and Drew. After the two reveal that they hope they have the sixth date in How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4, things will start to heat up, and viewers will get to find out how it moves forward.

Valentina and Charlie had also decided to finally get into a serious relationship in How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4. Considering how the two of them are poles apart, it will be interesting to see how the two navigate their new relationship in How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 might also show whether Jesse finds someone or not.

The title of How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5 has not been revealed yet.

A Recap of How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4 has been titled “Dirrty Thirty”.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4 begins with future Sophie continuing to narrate the story to her son of how she met his father.

She tells the story of her 30th birthday, which turned out to be quite an eventful event. She also describes how some people reach a certain level by the time they turn thirty, while others don’t.

Back in 2022, we see Sophie, Valentina, Jesse, Charlie, Sid, and Ellen hanging out at Sid’s cafe and planning Sophie’s 30th birthday party. Sophie reveals that the theme of her party is “Dirrty Thirty”, inspired by the song, Dirrty, by Christina Aguilera.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5
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Later, Sophie finally goes on a date with Drew, the vice principal she had met while helping Jesse get a good picture for his Tinder profile. They have a great time together, and she ends up inviting him to her birthday party.

However, as soon as she goes back home, Sophie realizes that Drew has got his life together and is a lot more mature than she is. So, she decides to change everything about her party to impress him by pretending to be as mature as him.

She changes the dirty dress code to classy cocktail attire, sets up a raw bar, and even buys some books to set up a book nook. While trying to feel like a grown-up, she realizes that she had forgotten to fix the heat pipe, but she breaks the knob while trying to fix it.

Drew arrives at the party right on time, making it even more difficult for Sophie to fix all the problems at her house.

Meanwhile, Valentina tells Charlie that Valentina does not want to rush into a relationship and wants to take things casually. Charlie is hurt by Valentina’s inability to commit and starts talking to other girls at the party. However, to Charlie’s surprise, this has the opposite effect on Valentina to what he had expected.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5
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Valentina starts finding Charlie even more attractive when she sees so many girls interested in him, knowing that she is the only girl who can have him. Very soon, both of them start flirting with other people, making the other feel more attracted to them.

In the meantime, Jesse and Ellen realize that this is their first party together in years and decide to help each other find girls. Jesse even names themselves the “wing sibs”.

However, Ellen and Jesse quickly realize that they have spent way too much time apart, and now, they do not know anything about each other.

Do Jesse and Ellen Finally Reconnect in How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4?

In How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4, Ellen goes out to buy some food, and Jesse follows her.

Ellen reveals that she had come to New York to reconnect with her brother after Jesse had disappeared when she was very young. However, she says that she feels that she has to give up her dream of having a brother because of all the time they have lost.

Jesse finally opens up about their parents’ divorce. He says that he was three years old when their parents had adopted and brought Ellen from Vietnam, and he was obsessed with her from the very first day.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5
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Jesse reveals that he was nine years old when their parents got divorced, and he was forced to choose to stay with his mom and Ellen or with his dad. He did not want to leave his father alone and decided to stay with him. However, he would keep asking his father about Ellen until he realized that he didn’t look like being asked about them, which forced Jesse to stop.

Ellen says that she always thought of Jesse as an adult and never realized that he was also very young when he was also forced to face the destruction of their family because of their parents’ divorce.

The two siblings finally reconnect, with Jesse teaching Ellen how to use the metro card to ride the subway. He also teaches Ellen to jump when she fails to swipe the card.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4 Ending Explained: Do Sophie and Drew Break Up?

At the end of How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 4, we see Sophie’s party turning more chaotic every moment. Because of the issue with the heat pipe, Sophie and Valentina’s apartment becomes extremely hot. So, when Drew tries to open the blocked window to get some fresh air, his hand touches the broken heat pipe, and he burns his hand.

To make matters worse, when Sophie takes Drew to the bathroom to treat his burnt hand and starts apologizing for everything going wrong, they find Valentina and Charlie making out in there. Sophie realizes that her plan of pretending to be a sophisticated grown-up has failed and rushes to the roof.

How I Met Your Father Season 1 Episode 5
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Valentina realizes that she finds being with Charlie exciting, even though she has always been scared of getting old and boring. She finally decides to be in an actual relationship with Charlie.

On the roof of their building, Sophie and Drew start talking, and Sophie finally decides to be completely honest about her life. Sophie confesses how she had bought the books only to impress him because she felt that she had his life together while she didn’t.

However, Drew also says that he always feels like he has missed out on a lot of memorable experiences because of him being too organized and mature. He says that this party would be a fabulous special event for him to look back on.

Sophie also finds out that Drew is also a fan of the song, Dirrty, by Christina Aguilera, just like her. The two of them realize that they like each other and decide to continue their relationship.

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