While Barney tries to convince Robin to become an American citizen, Ted and Marshall's fabled road trip takes a wrong turn when Marshall invites Lily.

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Ever since Marshall and Lily got married, Ted feels that his "best bro" Marshall has turned from being a "me" to a "we". That's why Ted is so excited when Marshall agrees to recreate one of their crazy college road trips to Chicago's Gazola's pizza joint, which is closing. But this trip is not quite what Ted was expecting as Marshall invites Lily. As Lily's presence changes the nature of the road trip, Ted tries to regain what he wanted this trip to be. Meanwhile, Robin may be deported unless she becomes a US citizen. Robin, a patriotic Canadian, isn't sure if she wants to become an American. Barney, who doesn't understand why anyone wouldn't want to be American, helps Robin become his version of American. But when Robin's withdrawal symptoms become too much for her to handle, she falls off the wagon. This experience shows her where she really fits and where her patriotic heart lies. Written by Huggo

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Robin tells Ted that the water bill is "bigger than Louis Cyr's arms." Cyr was a French/Canadian strongman and weightlifter whose forearms reportedly measured 16.3"/41.4cm. See more »

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Ted and Marshall tell how they would eat jerky and drink tantrum on their trip, but Marshall always had a no food or drink rule in the car. See more »

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Miss Cruickshank: Crumpet Manor is listed in the American Registry of Historic Bed and Breakfasts. Our door is opened on Christmas day, 1881. And we have catered to couples ever since.
Marshall Eriksen: Well, I mean, single people can have fun here, too, right?
Miss Cruickshank: Oh, I suppose I could arrange a little recreation.
[to Ted]
Miss Cruickshank: Do you enjoy sitting on a bench?
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References Ernest Goes to Jail (1990) See more »

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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Written by Charlie Reid & Craig Reid
Performed by The Proclaimers
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A So So Episode
13 January 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The TV channel I'm rewatching this show on, missed the previous episode out, I'm guessing it was too rude to be show at 13:30 on an afternoon with a title like "The sexless inkeeper" , but I don't appear to have missed anything.

Plot In A Paragraph: Ever since Marshall and Lily got married, Ted feels that his best friend (Marshall, not Barney) has turned from being a "me" to a "we". That's why Ted is so excited when Marshall agrees to recreate one of their crazy college road trips to Chicago's Gazola's pizza place, which is closing down. But this trip is not quite what Ted had in mind as Marshall invites Lily. Meanwhile, Robin may be deported unless she becomes a US citizen. Robin, a patriotic Canadian, isn't sure if she wants to become an American. Barney, doesn't understand why anyone wouldn't want to be American, helps Robin become his version of an American.

The Barney/Tobin subplot is fun, but the Ted/Marshall and Lilly is silly


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