Ted and Marshall are facing job security issues. GNB has been laying off employees of late. To ensure that he is not one of those laid off, Barney feels that Marshall needs to find his "man" niche: something specific that distinguishes him as being a great guy to have around, regardless of job performance. After going through the endless possibilities, Marshall decides to be the "sports guy", the one in the office who runs the fantasy baseball league. This job ends up being more stressful than his real job. After his own layoff, Ted is still trying to get his own architectural firm - Mosbius Designs - off the ground, the company which he is operating out of his and Robin's apartment. Ted seems more concerned about the cosmetics of the company as opposed to finding clients. Robin thinks he's procrastinating on this new phase of his life. Ted and Robin's life changes when Ted hires an assistant named PJ, who ends up doing double duty as professional in Ted's office and paramour in ... Written by
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So now Ted has an assistant to help him not do anything.
Hey, PJ's been a huge help to me, setting up the office, designing the Web site. And in return, I'm mentoring a bright young mind.
Ah, yes, the mentoring.
[Cut to Ted and PJ
I want you to go outside today and simply put your hands on buildings. All right? Feel the concrete pulse. Listen Listen to the stories the stones are telling you... And pick up my dry cleaning.
I will. Thank you so much, Mr. Mosby
Hey, Ted? This table just ...
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