How I Met Your Mother: Season 1, Episode 7

Matchmaker (7 Nov. 2005)

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Barney takes Ted to matchmaker Ellen Pierce, but while Barney gets thrown out, Ellen promises to find a woman for Ted within three days. This promise has disastrous results: the woman that ... See full summary »

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Barney takes Ted to matchmaker Ellen Pierce, but while Barney gets thrown out, Ellen promises to find a woman for Ted within three days. This promise has disastrous results: the woman that suits him the best has already a boyfriend. Lily and Marshall have problems with some sort of cockroach or mouse that is in the apartment and they cannot get rid of. Written by 123

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Ted's favorite book is "Love in the time of Cholera" by Garcia Marquez. The book starts with an old man reminiscing how he came to be with the love of his life, similarly to how Ted tells the story to his children. See more »

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When Marshall comes out of his room with the book about the Rosswell Conspiracy, he's holding the cover and first pages bent under the book, next shot he's just holding them normally, then they're bent again. See more »

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Barney: [at the offices of Love Solutions, a match-making agency] We're signing up!
Ted: What?
Barney: Ted, these chicks are desperate AND hot. That's a perfect cocktail: shake well then sleep with!
Ted: I'm not going to a match-maker! That's like giving up! It's the man version of getting a cat!
Barney: Come on, Ted! This is an incredible opportunity! We'll meet our soulmates, nail them and never call them again!
Ellen Pierce: [comes into the room] All finished, gentlemen?
[meaning their application forms; they hand them to her]
Ellen Pierce: ...
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Referenced in How I Met Your Mother: The Perfect Cocktail (2011) See more »

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