How I Met Your Mother: Season 1, Episode 21

Milk (8 May 2006)

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

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At the beginning of the episode the narrator says that at Love Solutions a 600 GHz (gigahertz) supercomputer was at work. The fastest processor ever put in series production is around 3 GHz. However, this is likely deliberate exaggeration by the narrator based on the mistaken assumption that processor clock speed defines computing power. See more »

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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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Barney Stinson Makes This Show
19 November 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Plot In A Paragraph: Marshall gets himself into an office war between Barney and some guy named "Clark Butterfield" a guy in an opposite building, in which the guys do all kinds of gross things to each other. Elsewhere It's Ted's 28th birthday and he is about to find the perfect girl, since the matchmaker he once hired to find him a partner has found him the perfect match. When he is about to meet her for the first time, Lily calls him because she is in trouble.

I have figured out the best episodes feature Neil Patrick Harris's Barney Stinson heavily, and this is no exception.. I'm not thrilled with the Lily having doubts story and hope it blows over as I think they are a lovely couple with both Segel and Hannigan playing well off each other.


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