Ted is telling his children about a series of seemingly unrelated events that took place in 2009 all at around the same time: Robin getting food poisoning and vomiting on air; Barney miscalculating that a Czech super model will be his two hundredth sex partner; and Marshall overusing poster sized charts he has made up by the graphics department at GNB. Why is he telling them these stories in combination? Because they all led to him standing on a certain street corner at a certain time which resulted in him meeting their mother. As Ted is standing on that corner at that time, he is tapped on the shoulder by... Written by
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In this episode Robin had food poisoning and Barney and Ted made fun of her saying she's pregnant because she vomited. In real life, the actress, Cobie Smulders
who played Robin was actually pregnant at that time. See more
When showing Marshall's chart of President's names in order of how dirty they sound, he reads the top four. He does not read number 5, which is "Filmore." Filmore is misspelled: 13th President Millard Fillmore spelled his last name with two "l"s. See more
You better bring an umbrella. Chuckles the Weather Clown says it's going to rain.
You have a clown who does the weather? That's a little cheesy, isn't it?
Cheesy? Tell me again what the building you're designing looks like, Hoss?
References Police Academy
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