Mary Anne Buckland is Ted Buckland's mother.


Mary Anne lives with Ted at her house. Ted moved back in with her in 1996. ("Season Three") She shares her king sized bed with Ted. ("My Big Bird") According to Ted, she has cold toes. ("My Rule of Thumb") He has lied to her about being a doctor at Sacred Heart Hospital rather than a lawyer. ("My Scrubs")

Personality Profile


  • Having Ted rub lotion on her ("My New Suit")
  • Sharing a bed with Ted
  • Getting a birth control thing sown under her arm skin (gift from Ted)
  • Riding on Ted's bike with him



  • Ted's mother never has any lines, and is first seen in Ted's fantasy in Their Story.
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