Barney has trouble hitting on women at the Victoria's Secret after party and so has to return to the woman who took his virginity.

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Ted talks his four friends into joining a gym with him. There, Robin loses all signs of her femininity, Marshall gets the trainer from hell, while Lily gets the trainer who wants to nurture other things in her. Through it all, Ted seems never to be around, until... Meanwhile, Barney runs into Rhonda at the gym, she the older woman friend of his mother's to who he lost his virginity. He is offended that she doesn't remember him, especially since she at the time told him that he was best sex that she had ever had, and being what many in the neighborhood called "the man maker", she had had many men. Barney is devastated that when she finally does remember who he is, she confesses that Barney's brother James paid her to tell him those things to boost his confidence. As those words were what made Barney the man he is today, he loses all his ability to talk to women effectively. He hopes that attending a Victoria's Secret fashion show post party will provide him the atmosphere to get his ... Written by Huggo

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The scene that shows the outside of the gym is the same as the gym in "Friends" season 4 episode 4 "The One With The Ballroom Dancing" See more »

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In the episode "First Time in New York", Barney remembers his first time and claims that his comforter stank of menthol cigarettes for weeks. However, in this episode, the younger Barney is shown having his first time in Rhonda's bed, not his. See more »

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Rhonda: You know that paper boy? I let him put one in the hedges, if you know what I mean.
Rhonda: Did you see that new pool boy? I let him snake my drain, if you know what I mean.
Rhonda: You know that Chinese food delivery man? I had sex with him. I haven't thought of a funny way of saying it, it was just twenty minutes ago.
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Features How I Met Your Mother: Game Night (2006) See more »

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Hey Beautiful
Written by The Solids
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Neil Patrick Harris Shines Again
17 December 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Plot In A Paragraph: Ted talks his four friends into joining a gym with him with disastrous consequences. Especially for Barney. He runs into Rhonda, the older woman friend of his mother's to whom he lost his virginity as told in the episode 'First Time In New York'. Barney is devastated when she confesses that Barney's brother James paid her to sleep with him and then to tell him that he was "the best she ever had" to boost his confidence after the events told in the episode 'Game Night'. And all this is was what made Barney the man he is today, he loses all his ability to talk to women effectively. He then attends the Victoria's Secret fashion show, where he hopes to cure himself. Meanwhile back at the gym, Robin loses all signs of her femininity, Marshall gets the personal trainer from hell, while Lily gets a different time of trainer Neil Patrick Harris is simply brilliant here, whenever a great episode of how I met your mother comes along, he is always front and centre.


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