How I Met Your Mother: Season 5, Episode 19

Zoo or False (12 Apr. 2010)

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Marshall comes up with a number of different outrageous and embarrassing stories to explain how he was mugged in Central Park, but which of his stories is the truth?

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Marshall no longer has his wallet because he was mugged while walking through Central Park. He changes his story slightly because Lily, now afraid of life in the city, wants to get a gun to protect herself. Robin feels that Marshall's new story is newsworthy and wants to interview him on the morning show. He is reluctant to do so if only because telling the story to the public would make him a laughing stock... or does he have another reason for not wanting to go public? Ted is somewhat perturbed because he feels he being responsible for building the Empire State Building for the largest scale model version of the New York skyline is more newsworthy and doesn't understand why Robin won't ask him to appear on her show. Based on circumstances, Ted thinks he has a plan to get on the show, but the outcome, straight out of a Hollywood movie, may not be what he was envisioning (at least not the Hollywood movie he had in mind). And Barney wants to use Marshall's story to pick up women for ... Written by Huggo

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One of the girls Barney meets in the bar calls him Neil (thinking he was Neil Armstrong) followed by the other one saying "That's not his real name". Barney Stinson is played by Neil Patrick Harris. See more »

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Sarah: I thought you were supposed to be on a shuttle mission.
Lisa: I thought you just got mugged.
Barney Stinson: Okay, I can do this... I was on my way to the launch pad, when I was mugged... and the mugger took my space shuttle keys! Nailed it, who's up for a threeway?
[girls throw drinks in his face]
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