How I Met Your Mother: Season 2, Episode 20

Showdown (20 Apr. 2007)

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Barney becomes a contestant on "The Price Is Right" so that he can confront Bob Barker, because he is believes that the game show host is his biological father.

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In the two weeks before Marshall and Lily's wedding, the gang believe the two of them have become co-dependent on each other. To prove that they aren't, Marshall and Lily decide to go ahead with their original plan of not sleeping with each other until their wedding night. Can they hold out that long? Ted and Lily are facing two other issues regarding the wedding, Ted's being that Marshall is continually censoring Ted's toast, and Lily's being that she needs to gain about five pounds to fit into her wedding dress properly, or else pay the $300 to get the dress altered. Both problems seem insurmountable as the wedding gets closer. Meanwhile, Barney is preparing for his upcoming appearance on the game show The Price Is Right (1972). Although Barney is certain he can win all the prizes he wants (with the exception of not mastering how to spin to the $1 space on the big wheel), he confesses that he has an ulterior motive to be on the show: to meet his biological father, Bob Barker. Written by Huggo

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Barney Stinson: So you and Lily really think you can spend two weeks apart?
Marshall Eriksen: Y'know Barney, Lily and I are a lot less cheesy than you make us out to be.
Lily Aldrin: Hey Marshmallow, don't forget to pack my night-night tape.
Barney Stinson: Night-night tape? Did you make a tape of you saying "night-night" to her?
Lily Aldrin: He doesn't say it. He sings it.
Barney Stinson: Oh, that is so sweet! Why don't you kiss, I love it when two chicks make out.
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