Ted gets Lily a job at his firm, but she only makes trouble for Ted when he refuses to stand up to his boss. And Barney sleeps with Marshall's law school professor to help his grades, but she's less than impressed with his prowess.

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Lily is still trying to find her passion in life after returning from San Francisco. In order to do that, she will have to work somewhere - anywhere - to finance it. After a failed waitressing job, Ted offers her a job as an office assistant with his company. When she arrives at the office, she meets the head architect, Hammond Druthers, who she considers an inconsiderate blowhard who treats Ted like a child, and who is not a very good architect to boot. Lily uses a technique from her kindergarten class to try and make Druthers a nicer person to work with. Meanwhile, Marshall is having a difficult time with one of his professors. She, he's guessing in her forties or fifties, just got divorced over the summer and is taking it out on the students. After learning that she is attractive, Barney makes it his mission to trap a cougar so that the cougar won't attack her students anymore. Written by Huggo

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Hammond Druthers says the line 'once again with feeling' to Ted in front of Lily. Alyson Hannigan, the actress who plays Lily; stars in the popular 'Once more with feeling' episode of Buffy the vampire slayer. See more »

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At the beginning of this episode, Lily is sitting in Robin's apartment petting one of her dogs. However, in the previous episode it was stated that Lily is allergic to dogs. See more »

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[in Barney's hospital room]
Professor Lewis: Mr. Eriksen, hello. Oh, I graded your paper tonight. I was
[looking at the injured Barney]
Professor Lewis: pleasantly surprised.
Barney Stinson: Yeah, she was.
Professor Lewis: B+.
Barney Stinson: B+? Marshal, after I've gone through my eight weeks of physiotherapy, I am gonna get you that A.
Marshall Eriksen: Let her go. She belongs out there. In the wild. You should feel proud. You fought the cougar... and lived.
Barney Stinson: It was an amazing safari. I can't wait to show you guys the slides.
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Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan Own This Episode
25 November 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Another great episode of "How I Met Your Mother" that features Barney Stinson in it's main story. Neil Patrick Harris is a joy to watch Every time there is a great episode of this show, it's him that is the focal point.

Lily is still trying to find her passion in life after returning from San Francisco. After several jobs don't work out , Ted offers her a job as an office assistant with his office. Once there she meets the head architect, Hammond Druthers, who bullies Ted. Meanwhile, Marshall is having a tough time with one of his professors. She is in her forties or fifties, just got divorced over the summer and is taking it out on the students. After learning that she is attractive, Barney makes it his mission to tame the cougar.

Cobie Smulders doesn't have much to do in this episode, but again this episode belongs to Neil Patrick Harris and also Alyson Hannigan.


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