Of late, Barney has been trying to pick up women as usual, and as usual things are initially going well with his scam pick-ups, but after he steps away for a few second he returns for the woman to give him a harsh slap across the face. He finds out what's going on when seen with Barney, Lily is approached by a woman telling her that Barney is a lying cheat that will say and do whatever just to get into her pants. As the woman Lily describes could be a number of the women that Barney has slept with through lies and deceit, Barney has to figure out who she is. To narrow the list down, Barney is inspired by Ted and Marshall's love of NCAA basketball and decides to have his own version of March Madness, with the top sixty-four prospects pairing off in individual matches - with the gang deciding which girl is the winner in each pairing - until the final girl is determined. But they are only able to narrow things down to the final four. As only Lily knows what the girl looks like, she ... Written by
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One of the names on Barney's bracket is Oprah. See more
Barney reveals that one of his "crimes", that he committed to one of the women of his past, was stealing her car and driving away from their camp in the woods, leaving her there alone. In an earlier episode "Arrivederci, Fiero" (s2e17) it is revealed that Barney can't drive a car and is, in fact, very afraid of the idea. See more
[about Ted and Marshall betting on College football
Why do you guys put yourselves through this? You lose every year.
That's because in the past, we were just guessing. This year, we watched every game, read box scores, tracked injuries. This isn't March Madness. This is March Meticulously Thought-outness.
Your team lost 20 minutes ago.
I didn't know they were playing today.
One Shining Moment
Performed by David Barett See more