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
Lily is still gone after having been told a disgusting joke by Barney. When they flashback to Marshal's chart intervention scene, which must have taken place quite a while earlier, Lily is not in this scene, even though she wouldn't have been mad at them at this time. See more
This is a pie chart describing my favorite bars. And this is a bar graph describing my favorite pies!
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