My Favorite Episodes of "How I Met Your Mother"

I recently re-watched "How I Met Your Mother" on Netflix and compiled a list of my favorite episodes. This list is incomplete, however, because Season 7 is not available on Netflix streaming yet. [This list is in chronological order by original US airdate.]
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1.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Pineapple Incident (2005)
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After an alcohol-induced blackout, Ted awakens to find a strange woman and a pineapple in his bed. (22 mins.)
 
2.
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Episode: Swarley (2006)
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The guys tell Marshall to stay away from his new date because she has "crazy eyes," but she couldn't be any crazier than Lily after she learns that Marshall's going out on his first new date. (22 mins.)
 
3.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Ted Mosby, Architect (2006)
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Barney tells Ted that single women like architects. But will Ted use this useful tidbit of information to cheat on Robin after they have their first fight? (22 mins.)
 
4.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Atlantic City (2006)
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Marshall and Lily elope to Atlantic City, but they discover that getting married in Atlantic City isn't as easy as getting married in Las Vegas. (22 mins.)
 
5.
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Episode: Slap Bet (2006)
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The gang discovers that Robin's been hiding a huge secret, but they have no idea what it is. Marshall thinks she is married, and Barney thinks she was a porn star. (22 mins.)
 
6.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Lucky Penny (2007)
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When Ted misses his important business trip to Chicago, he tries to trace his steps back to the original incident that triggered the series of events that made him miss the flight. (22 mins.)
 
7.
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Episode: Arrivederci, Fiero (2007)
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When Marshall's car doesn't quite make it to 200,000 miles without dying completely, everybody reminisces about their greatest memories with the car. (22 mins.)
 
8.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Bachelor Party (2007)
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Ted changes Barney's bachelor party plans for Marshall at the last minute, so that it won't just consist of gambling and cheap strippers. And Robin gets Lily an inappropriate shower party gift. (22 mins.)
“ I love this episode for the fact that Barney is responsible for Lilly's return to New York. ” - LivingDeath
 
9.
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Episode: Showdown (2007)
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Barney becomes a contestant on "The Price Is Right" so that he can confront Bob Barker, because he believes that the game show host is his biological father. (22 mins.)
 
10.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Something Borrowed (2007)
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Marshall and Lily's wedding is destined to become a disaster, until fate intervenes and makes it perfect. (22 mins.)
 
11.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Third Wheel (2007)
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Ted has a chance for a threesome with two women, but Barney and Lily try to sabotage it. Meanwhile, Robin's date also goes better than expected, if only she can find a razor. (22 mins.)
 
12.
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Episode: Little Boys (2007)
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Robin tries to date a guy with a child, even though she does not like or want children. Meanwhile, Ted finds it impossible to make it with a woman he knows that Barney slept with a year ago. (22 mins.)
“ I love this episode for Robin's views on child custody. ” - LivingDeath
 
13.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: How I Met Everyone Else (2007)
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While everyone meets Ted's new crazy girlfriend, everyone recounts their stories of how they met everyone else. But the stories turn out to have several inconsistencies. (22 mins.)
 
14.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Spoiler Alert (2007)
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The guys shatter Ted's impressions of his new girlfriend by telling him she talks too much. Ted responds by turning the tables on his friends, and they react by pointing out Ted's worst flaw. (22 mins.)
 
15.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Platinum Rule (2007)
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Barney and the gang try to convince Ted not to date the doctor that is removing his tattoo by giving examples of the Platinum Rule. (22 mins.)
 
16.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Ten Sessions (2008)
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As the search for Mrs. Right continues, Ted woos his dermatologist Stella -- but her receptionist, Abby, seems more interested in him. (22 mins.)
 
17.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Intervention (2008)
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Ted, Robin, Marshall, and Lily all begin getting cold feet because of their imminent life changes, and Barney tries to prove that he can pick up a woman while posing as an 80-year-old man. (22 mins.)
 
18.
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Episode: Not a Father's Day (2008)
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While Barney celebrates a pregnancy false alarm, Marshall and Lily try to figure out if it's time to have a baby. (22 mins.)
“ I love this episode for Drunk Lilly and for Robin's reaction to children. ” - LivingDeath
 
19.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Three Days of Snow (2009)
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During a historic blizzard, Ted and Barney get an opportunity to run their own bar, while Marshall and Lily try to defy the odds and continue one of their cherished traditions. (22 mins.)
 
20.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Subway Wars (2010)
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The guys race each other, each using a different form of transportation, from the pub to a restaurant seven miles away because a friend claims that Woody Allen is there. (22 mins.)