Ted is excited when a matchmaking service claims to have found his soul mate, but he postpones his date to help Lily, who has a surprising revelation.



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Bob Rorschach
Beautiful Woman
Clark Butterfield
Tracy (as Brenda Isaacs-Booth)


It's Ted's 28th birthday and he still keeps looking for the perfect girl. Apparently he is about to find her since the matchmaker he once hired to find him a partner has finally found the perfect match. When he is about to meet her, Lily calls him because she is in trouble. Marshall gets himself into an office war between Barney and some guy named "Clark Butterfield" in which the guys do all kinds of gross things to each other. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance





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8 May 2006 (USA)  »

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First time seeing the reverse shot of the booth showing it is not built against the 'fourth wall'. See more »


Lily claims she is on her way to New Haven for an interview with an art school when she gets a flat tire in Duchess County. Even if she was completely lost, there is no way she would be in Duchess County which is an hour north of NYC on her way to New Haven Connecticut which is east of NYC. See more »


Ted: I realize why I'm still single. I'm picky. I'm not going to settle. If I'm going to marry someone, she has to be perfect.
Lily: Well, what's perfect?
Ted: It's not like I have a list.
Robin Scherbatsky: Oh, yes, you do.
Ted: Attractive, college-educated, she wants two kids - a boy and a girl...
Lily: That's not hard. I know at least...
Ted: I'm not done. She likes dogs, Otis Redding, does the crossword. She's into sports, but not so much so that her legs are, like, more muscular than mine. That weirds me out. And she plays bass guitar like...
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


Mother of Pearl
Written by Bryan Ferry
Performed by Roxy Music
[Played at the end during the wedding scene]
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Clark Butterfield
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/Comedy: 4/5. (12) Entertainment value: 3/4. (13) Overall quality: 3/5.

Overall rating: 33/50, which is 66% and so a 7/10.

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