Two new couples are borne at approximately the same time. Lily has just moved into her run down and tiny new apartment. After taking a look at it, Ted and Robin know she can't live there. Robin would invite her to stay at her place, but Lily is allergic to dogs. And none of the gang have ever even been to Barney's place, he who doesn't offer. But after a mishap at Lily's place, she is desperate to stay with Barney if only for a short time. After some pleading, Barney reluctantly agrees. Barney's reluctance turns to joy when he sees that Lily can be of some use in life. Barney and Lily fall into fake wedded bliss. Is a divorce imminent? Meanwhile, Marshall is lamenting not being able to do typically couple oriented activities anymore, those things such as going to concerts, to the theater or to brunch. But when he asks his old law school friend Brad, who is also going through a recent break-up himself, to use his second ticket (which was originally purchased for Lily when they were ... Written by
Did You Know?
This episode marks the first appearance of Barney's apartment, The Fortress of Barnitude. See more
When Brad and Marshall get back from the Alanis Morisette concert, Brad is wearing a concert t-shirt that says 2004 on the back of it, Ted said the year was 2006 at the start of season 2. See more
Why would I want to change anything? This place is great, except you don't have a TV.
[Points to wall
See that wall?
[Turns on TV
300 inch flatscreen! They only sell them in Japan but I know a guy. They ship it over in a tugboat like freakin' King Kong!
It hurts my eyes...
Yeah, that doesn't go away.
Don't Call Me Whitney, Bobby
Written by Nick Diamonds
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