How I Met Your Mother: Season 4, Episode 18

Old King Clancy (23 Mar. 2009)

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Barney and Marshall don't tell Ted that the plans for the building he has been working on have been scrapped, and the guys try to figure out which Canadian celebrity Robin slept with.

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Ted enjoys the process of designing GNB's new headquarters, except for the negative comments Bilson is always hurling toward him. So Ted is relieved when a new executive committee without Bilson is overseeing the project for GNB. That relief turns to incredulity when Ted learns that in reality, the project in its entirety had been scrapped a month earlier. Ted eventually finds out that Marshall and Barney set up the charade of the new committee (with its fake GNB employees) to keep Ted happy for the couple of months that he was getting paid for work on the project anyway as per the contract. As this project was the only one he was working on for his architectural firm, Ted is afraid that he will be fired if they find out. Barney and Marshall think they've come up with a short term solution to Ted's problem, unless Bilson has his say. Meanwhile, Robin let's it slip that she once had the opportunity to have sex with a Canadian born celebrity with an unusual collection of memorabilia. ... Written by Huggo

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Bilson: Wood? Natural light? Uhhh, no! Natural light reminds the workers that there is an outside world where they have family and friends. We want to crush that! You show up in the dark. You go home in the dark. You spend your whole damn day... in the dark!
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