How I Met Your Mother: Season 2, Episode 13

Columns (22 Jan. 2007)

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Barney asks Lily to paint a nude picture of him after finding her painting of Marshall. And Ted can't find an opportune time to fire his old boss, who now works for him but still keeps undermining his work.

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Although Ted is happy that the firm's client liked his design for the Spokane National Bank making him now the boss, he doesn't like a lot of what having to be the boss entails, like the fact that most of his former colleagues, who are now his employees, dislike him solely because he is the boss. The worst part is that his former boss, the arrogant and mean spirited Hammond Druthers, is now one of those employees, although he still treats Ted poorly. Brady, one of the managing partners of the firm, recommends to Ted that he fire Druthers. Ted has every intention of firing Druthers and having fun doing it, but he begins to have mixed emotions about doing it after spending some time with Druthers and finding out about his life. Meanwhile, Barney, Ted and Robin find a nude painting of Marshall that Lily painted of him while they were in college. Beyond the embarrassment that Marshall feels especially as Barney, Ted and Robin taunt him with public exposure of the painting, the painting ... Written by Huggo

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When Ted tries to fire Druthers the second time he has apparently come strait from the bar, yet the clock reads about 20 minutes after 4. The scene plays out for about 10 minutes but the minute hand on the clock never moves. It's possible the clock is noisy and Druthers disconnected the power, but at 4:20 there should have still been people in the office working. See more »

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Carl: Hey Marshall, what are you having?
Marshall Eriksen: What I'll have, oh I don't know maybe a beer and that nude painting of me hanging behind the bar!
Carl: Oh, I'm sorry. That painting is property of the bar.
Marshall Eriksen: I know that Barney gave you that painting!
Carl: I don't know what you're talking about...
Marshall Eriksen: Whatever he is paying you I'll pay you double!
Carl: I doubt it.
Marshall Eriksen: Whatever he is paying you I'll pay you that plus ten bucks!
Carl: I doubt it.
Marshall Eriksen: Alright, you know what, Carl? You just lost yourself a regular customer!
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