08/27/2013 08:10 pm ET

'How I Met Your Mother' Season 9 Premiere: First Look At Sherri Shepherd, 'The Locket' And A Kiss (PHOTOS)

"How I Met Your Mother" will air its hourlong Season 9 premiere on Monday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, and the network has released the first images from the double-episode return. The new photos feature a long-suffering Marshall (Jason Segel) stuck on a plane with Sherri Shepherd, a certain gift that Robin (Cobie Smulders) thought she'd lost forever, and a kiss. Check out the description for the premiere and the first images from Season 9 below!

"The Locket" and "Coming Back" -- On their way to Long Island for their wedding weekend, Robin and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) come across a startling family discovery. Meanwhile, Marshall sees something online that changes the course of his journey east, while Lily (Alyson Hannigan) confronts Ted (Josh Radnor) about letting go of Robin.

For more on "How I Met Your Mother" Season 9, check out our report from Comic-Con.

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