Quinn Garvey is a recurring character in the popular television sitcom How I Met Your Mother.

She is introduced in the fifth season as the on-again-off-again girlfriend of Barney Stinson, the self-proclaimed "suit-wearing womanizer" of the group.

Quinn is a stripper and later becomes a bartender at the bar MacLaren's.

She is portrayed by actress Becki Newton.

Quinn is initially portrayed as a strong-willed and independent woman.

She is not easily swayed by Barney's charms, and when she does eventually fall for him, she makes it clear that she is not willing to let him take advantage of her.

She is also an independent career woman; she is a stripper, but she is quick to point out that she is not a prostitute.

She is a hardworking woman who takes pride in her work and takes control of her own life.

Quinn has a complicated relationship with Barney.

Though they are initially attracted to one another, they have difficulty getting along and eventually break up.

Despite this, they still have strong feelings for each other, and they often find themselves drawn back together.

Their relationship is further complicated by Quinn's past relationships, which she is not entirely comfortable discussing.

Quinn's character is often a source of comedic relief.

She is often seen as the straight man to Barney's antics, providing a much-needed dose of reality and common sense.

She is also very protective of her friends and is willing to go to great lengths to help them out.

Quinn is an important part of How I Met Your Mother.

She provides a unique dynamic to the group, and her presence helps to keep the show fresh and interesting.

Despite her tumultuous relationship with Barney, she is a lovable character who brings a lot to the show.