How I Met Your Mother: Season 3, Episode 20

Miracles (19 May 2008)

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Ted breaks up with Stella but immediately wants to take it back after a life-changing experience. However, Stella doesn't realize that he broke up with her. Meanwhile, Barney has a serious accident on his way to see Ted in the hospital.



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Ted freaks out when Stella invites him to a wedding six months away, which is twice as long as they have been dating. Believing they are moving at two different speeds in their relationship, Ted breaks up with her. But after Ted has a potentially near fatal accident, he comes to the realization that he loves Stella and that he wants her back. A misunderstanding between Ted and Stella about the break-up may jeopardize them getting back together again. The accident also brings into clearer light the status of Ted and Barney's currently estranged friendship. Meanwhile, Marshall and Robin argue about what constitutes a miracle. Written by Huggo

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At the beginning of the episode Miracles, S3 Ep20, Ted is talking about which cab he could have got into. A battered car with taxi painted on the side is seen driving past and Ted wonders what would have happened if he had got in. Later, when Ted walks into the apartment the headline on the paper that Marshall is reading states "Nude Cabbie Vows To Kill Again" with an E-fit picture of the same driver of the battered car. See more »


During the flashback of the "Kennedy Airport: 1999" miracle, the uniforms that the Customs officers are wearing have U.S. Customs and Border Protection shoulder patches with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Seal. U.S. Customs and Border Protection was created in March of 2003 after the establishment of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the reorganization of federal agencies. See more »


Robin Scherbatsky: I love Bruce Springsteen. He's like the American Bryan Adams.
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A great end to Season 3
12 December 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This was indubitably one of the best episode of the entire season. This episode deals with Miracles, Fate, Destiny and Friendship. In the beginning of the episode, we see Ted getting into a car accident. Although some people might have not liked it, I liked it. It had positive consequences like Barney and Ted becoming friends again. Oh, and while we're on that topic, it is also really great to see Barney literally run to Ted's aid on hearing about his accident. Finally let's not forget the "Miracle" aspect of the story. We see that Robin is very cynical and skeptical by nature, and we also see why. On the contrast, however, Marshall is a firm believer in Miracles and narrates various humorous stories to prove his point. Oh, and we see that Barney still has feelings for Robin. I also liked Barney's Date-Time continuum, which stated,"You never make plans with a girl further in the future than the time you've been going out." In the end, Ted proposes to Stella. Although this is a turn off for Ted and Robin fans like me, it just evinces that life doesn't go how we want it to go. All in all, it was a great, fun and humorous finale to the season.

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