How I Met Your Mother: Season 3, Episode 1

Wait for It (24 Sep. 2007)

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Ted's still not ready to date months after his breakup with Robin. But when Robin returns to New York with an exotic new boyfriend, he decides it's time to finally do something adventurous.

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Ted is going through his usual mourning process after his break-up with Robin. Barney encourages Ted to get out of mourning and become his "wing man" once again, but Ted isn't sure when he'll be ready to date. He decides the time has come when Robin, who went away to Argentina for her mourning phase, comes back to New York with a new boyfriend, an exotic Argentinean masseur named Gael. Ted wants to show Robin that she is not winning the break-up. So while going out with Barney to pick up women, Ted hooks up with Amy, a woman not generally Ted's type as she's a bit wild and lives on the edge. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily have a double date with Robin and Gael, but Marshall and Lily, as Ted's best friends, vow it's only so they can learn to hate Gael, which ends up being a difficult thing for them to do. As Gael may become a permanent fixture in their lives, Ted comes to the realization that he needs to have some closure to his and Robin's break-up. Written by Huggo

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Mandy Moore and Enrique Iglesias, who guest star, both have their songs featured in this episode. Iglesias sings "Alguien Soy Yo" (Spanish version of "Somebody's Me), and Moore's "Ladies' Choice" and "Nothing That You Are" can be heard in the background. See more »

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During the hot tub scene, Barney takes a drink from the liquor bottle. Mandy Moore's character then reaches for the bottle and the cap is back on the bottle. See more »

Quotes

Amy: Who's the suit?
Ted Mosby: Hum. This is Barney. Barney, Amy.
Barney Stinson: I'm not gonna remember that. Now, if you'll excuse me, Random Chick From Earlier Tonight, as you shall henceforth be known. Ted and I have a schedule to keep.
Amy: Oh, well. You can check out off 08:54, dress up like a dork and bother the cool kids. Beat it, nerd.
Barney Stinson: Wow. Wow. Great stuff, Tommy Lee. See what you don't understand is, I'm Ted wingman. It's a sacred bond, much stronger that any... They're making out again!
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By Mandy Moore
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