Ted is learning a few secrets about Robin: she's scared of the seven dwarfs, and she refuses to go to the mall. Although she is up front about why she fears the dwarfs, she refuses to tell Ted and the others about why she won't go to the mall. Marshall believes it's because she got married in a mall and is still married. Barney believes it has something to do with Robin having performed in a porn video. The two of them make a slap bet with each other: whoever is right gets to slap the other across the face as hard as he can. They even ask Lily to be the slap bet officiator, as long as she promises to be unbiased. Ted tries to find out Robin's secret, but she asks him to respect her privacy on this issue. When Ted does eventually pry it out of her, he wishes he didn't know as he doesn't know what to do with the information. But as time goes on, Barney actually finds out that it has to do with a video starring someone named Robin Sparkles. It is only then that Robin makes full ... Written by
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Marshall actually gets a total of 10 slaps. The first five were in error. And were later taken away by the "Slap Bet Commissioner" He's awarded another 5 slaps when he's slapped in error by Barney. Barney thought he had proved his original premise. The "Slap Bet Commissioner" took Barney's 5 away. And gave Marshall a couple of options to use. But all total. Marshall uses a total of three slaps. Two in the bar from the first 5. And one in his apartment from his second 5. See more
As the gang is watching the Robin Sparkles video, each time it jumps to the video on the laptop, there is a two liter bottle of 'JT Cola' present next to the computer that is not in the group shot of them watching it. See more
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Let's Go to the Mall
Written by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas
Performed by Cobie Smulders See more