How I Met Your Mother: Season 3, Episode 3

Third Wheel (8 Oct. 2007)

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Ted has a chance for a threesome with two women, but Barney and Lily try to sabotage it. Meanwhile, Robin's date also goes better than expected, if only she can find a razor.

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While by himself at MacLaren's, Ted runs into Trudy, a wild woman with who he once went out. Trudy's old sorority sister Rachel shows up, the two who seem to be competitive with each other. Ted isn't sure if either is into him, so via cell phone, he asks for Marshall, Lily and Barney's advice, they who are at his apartment. It doesn't matter as Ted figures out what they really want is a threesome. Ted brings Trudy and Rachel up to his apartment, where Marshall, Ted and Barney - hiding out in Ted's bedroom - give him advice on how to proceed. Up front with his motivations, Barney has ulterior motives in the advice he gives in his and Ted's quest for what they have coined the championship belt. Meanwhile, Robin has a new dating rule, where she hides her non-shaven legs underneath knee-high boots for three dates with the same guy, so that she will behave i.e. not sleep with him until the fourth date. However, she cries out for help when she changes her mind with her current date, a sexy,... Written by Huggo

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The title of the third episode from the third season is called How I Met Your Mother: Third Wheel (2007) that refers to a threesome that Ted is about to have. See more »

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Barney says he's never done a "tricycle", but earlier on in the second season he said he did a ten-way. See more »

Quotes

Ted: Alright, I'm ready. Let's hit it.
Marshall: Can't go. Tournament.
Ted: What so you mean? I suited up!
Barney: You take too long to get ready.
Ted: What are you talking about? I got that low maintenance, just rolled out of bed look.
Marshall: Yeah, which takes an hour and a half of waxing, tugging and teasing to achieve.
Barney: And then he starts on his hair. Ace!
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References How I Met Your Mother: The Pineapple Incident (2005) See more »

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