Thanksgiving with Marshall's family is stressful when Lily thinks she might be pregnant. Robin, Barney, and Ted spend the holiday volunteering.

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It's Thanksgiving and while Lily and Marshall visit his family in Minnesota, Robin and Ted want to volunteer at a homeless shelter kitchen. Surprisingly, Robin and Ted meet Barney at the kitchen, who has been doing volunteer work for the past few years. At the kitchen, Ted meets Amanda, who seems to be a quite nice girl until everything turns out to be different. Lily has some issues with Marshall's family and is unsure about how her future with Marshall will look like. Written by 123

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It is mentioned in this episode that Marshal is 6ft 4". In real life, Jason Segal is in fact 6ft 4" See more »

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Judy Eriksen: Now that you're going to be a Mrs. Eriksen, I'm going to let you in on a secret recipe. The Eriksen family seven-layer salad.
Lily: Seven-layer salad?
[Judy hands Lily paper with recipe on it]
Lily: [Reading] Six cups of mayonnaise? That can't be right.
Judy Eriksen: Oh no, dear, sixteen cups.
[Places a large glass cylinder next to Lily]
Judy Eriksen: Mayo's in that cabinet.
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A Return To Form
15 November 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A return to form for "How I Met Your Mother" and once again it's all down to one man. And that man is Neil Patrick Harris, take a bow sir.

Plot In A Paragraph: It's Thanksgiving and while Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshall (Jason Segel) visit his family in Minnesota, and an emotional Lily has few problems and is unsure about how her future with Marshall will look like. Robin (Cobie Smulders) and Ted (Josh Radnor) want to volunteer at a homeless shelter kitchen. Surprisingly, They find Barney (a fun Neil Patrick Harris) at the kitchen, who has secretly been doing volunteer work for the past few years.

At the end in the strip club, we learn the mother's name is Tracy.


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