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The Sweet Taste of Liberty 

Barney's plan to meet girls at the airport backfires as he and Ted are picked up by airport security. Meanwhile, Lily gets jealous of Robin.

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Rather than go to McLaren's, their usual hangout, Barney convinces Ted to go to the airport with him to "pick someone up". It turns out that they're there to pick up some girls. While doing this, they fly to Philadelphia, get arrested by airport security and that's when Ted starts to wonder why he ends up in these adventures with Barney. Meanwhile Marshall has studying to do, so Lily and Robin do a girls night out and Lily notices guys are buying drinks and try talking to Robin, so Lily starts to wonder what it would be like to have her engagement ring off, and with Marshall's "blessing", she takes it off. In the end, Lily realizes that things aren't all that great with the ring off and Ted understands why he goes on these adventures/misadventures with Barney. Written by goleafs84

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Comedy | Romance

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After Lily takes off her engagement ring to try and attract a pass, she is seen talking to Robin wearing her ring. It then disappears when the gay guy comes up to tell her she sat on a grape and she pulls it out of her pocket to show him. See more »

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Ted: Wait, so when you said we were going to pick someone up at the airport you meant you were going to pick someone *up* at the airport?
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Philadelphia
28 July 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

(1) How much do I like this episode? 3/5. (2) Directing: 2/3. (3) Editing: 2/3. (4) Plot/Story: 3/5. (5) Dialogue: 2/3. (6) Memorability/Uniqueness: 2/3. (7) Quality of characters: 2/2. (8) Acting: 3/5. (9) Cinematography: 2/4. (10) Style/Art Direction/Wardrobe/Make-up & Hair: 2/3. (11) Emotion/Experience of watching it/Catharsis: 3/5. (12) Entertainment value: 3/4. (13) Overall quality: 3/5.

Overall rating: 32/50, which is 64% and so a 6/10.


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