Marshall and Lily are excited that Robin and Barney are dating as they now have friends who are a couple with who they can double date. Marshall and Lily don't have such friends because, unknown to them, they, to use Ted's vernacular, suck at being couples friends since they are so intense about making it a good time. Barney and Robin have no idea into what they are entering when they accept Marshall and Lily's invitation to spend a couples night at their place. After what they consider the worst night of their lives on that couples night, Robin and Barney don't have the heart to tell Marshall and Lily. After Robin and Barney eventually dump Marshall and Lily as their double dating friends, they are the ones who end up feeling shunned by the consequences. Meanwhile, Ted is sporting a new look - tweed - to make him look more professorial. He believes it is making him more attractive to the ladies. But when his latest "conquest" leaves the next morning, Barney believes that that look ... Written by
Did You Know?
itwasthebestnightever.com is an actual internet page featuring photos from the double date night and a black and white video of Jason Segel
performing the song "Best Night Ever". See more
When Marshall and Lily are looking for couples to hang out with, it shows them living in the apartment they bought but they didn't move in until much later. See more
We're sorry we haven't been returning your calls, and we respect you too much to give you the old song-and-dance, so here's the truth. The US Navy has found intelligent life at the bottom of the ocean, and for reasons too complicated to explain, Robin and I have been chosen to lead the expedition.
That's just like the kind of line you give your dates when you want to dump them.
But if it's true, that would be awesome.
"All By Ourselves"
Written by 'Eric Carmen'
Performed by 'Hayley Taylor and The 88' See more