At the beginning of the summer of 2006, Ted and Marshall embark on two extreme journeys. Ted and Robin are at the beginning of their romantic relationship and Ted cannot be happier. Marshall, on the hand, cannot get over his break-up with Lily despite he giving her the ultimatum of him or the summer long art fellowship in San Francisco. He wants to call and talk to her, but Ted tries to convince him that that is not the right thing to do. Ted and Barney try unsuccessfully to get Marshall out of his deep depression, but it's Robin who provides at least a short reprieve from that depression. However, Barney gives Marshall the idea that he can follow Lily's whereabouts by tracking her credit card use, Barney not actually realizing that Marshall has her on-line account password. When there is evidence from her recent hotel room purchase that Lily is back in New York, Marshall, still hurt that she didn't at least try to contact him first, has to decide if he will try and make contact with ... Written by
Did You Know?
When Lily (in Marshall's imagination) is talking about dancing on stage with George Clinton
"Courteney Cox style", is a reference to Bruce Springsteen
's video "Dancing In The Dark", where Bruce Springsteen chooses Courteney Cox
from the crowd to dance with him on stage. See more
When Marshall pictures Lily having dinner with George Clinton
, he gives her a ferret. Lily is supposed to be in San Francisco, CA. Ferrets are illegal in California. (Marshall hasn't ever lived in California, so he probably doesn't know the nuances of California laws.) See more
Okay, where were we? It was June of 2006, and life had just taken an unexpected turn
Can't you just skip ahead to the part were you meet mom? I feel like you've been talking for like, a year.
Honey, all this stuff I'm telling you is important. It's all part of the story.
Can I go to the bathroom?
References Love Actually
Boys Don't Cry
Written by 'Michael Dempsey', 'Robert Smith', and 'Lol Tolhurst'
Performed by Grant Lee Phillips See more