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
During Marshall's online music video, the dates on the calendar are wrong. It goes from Sunday the 15th to Monday the 14th to Tuesday the 13th then to Wednesday the 14th. Sunday should have been the 11th, Monday the 12th, etc. See more
[after the double date between Lily and Marshall and Barney and Robin
Best date night ever!
[They high five each other
[Outside the door
Worst night ever!
[Robin mimes shooting herself in the head
All By Ourselves
Performed by The 88
featuring Hayley Taylor See more