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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Milt, the homeless guy, actually does the correct math on the amount of years it would take for Ted to give him a dollar a day for a million days. See more
Barney said to Ted before, "Ted, don't be crass. I would never demean the women I've slept with by putting their names on some tawdry list." Yet in this episode he has 199 women's names on a list. 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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