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
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Dr. Sarah O'Brien, Ted's match, is a dermatologist. In Season 3, Ted meets a woman he will get engaged to, Dr. Stella Zinman (Sarah Chalke), also a dermatologist. See more
When everyone is watching Robin's report in the bar at the beginning of the scene, she signs out, stating her full name. However, Robin mispronounces her last name. She pronounces it phonetically, saying "BAT-ski" instead of "BOT-ski." See more
[Ellen Pierce, owner of "Love Solutions" matchmaking service, has just threatened to stomp the crap out of Barney if he doesn't leave for his insincere intentions
[bolts for the door
Okay, Ted, let's go.
[pointing at Ted to sit back down
Not you - you stay.
[looking at Ted's application
You're cute. Good career. And you didn't use an obvious alias on your application like your friend "Jack Package".
[from other side of door
It's pronounced "Pa-kaz".
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