A couple of weeks after they make the vow to start a family if they see Barney's doppelgänger - the last of the five whose doppelgänger has not been seen - Lily and Marshall see that person in the form of a cabbie. They even telephone Barney to see if it isn't him in yet another scam to meet and sleep with women. They however decide not to tell anyone of their decision. When Marshall learns that the cabbie they saw really was Barney and not his doppelgänger, Marshall has by that time gotten into his mind that he really does want to start a family. As such, will he tell Lily the truth, she who seems to need that sign from the universe to embark on this important step in their lives? Meanwhile, Robin receives what she considers an offer for her dream job, that as a news anchor. The problem is that the job is in Chicago. Leaving her four friends would be difficult enough, but she isn't sure if she wants to leave Don, who she is finally meshing with both professionally and personally. She... Written by
Did You Know?
The title of this episode refers to the German word for look-alike. The word "Doppelgaenger" can be singular and plural in German. So "Doppelgangers" with a S at the end is grammatically wrong. See more
In Something Blue (#2.22) Barney says that he has been with an Argentinean girl once. However, Argentina isn't checked in the world sex map, at least not in the taxi, but when meeting the girl from estland, Argentina is checked. See more
But you were the fifth doppelganger! How can you be... you? I called you, we had a whole conversation, Barney, what happened?
Ah, yes. I know what happened. People at work have this very strange expectation that I, well, work. I know, I know. So to make my colleagues think I'm busting my hump while I'm really out humping busty chicks, I decided to record a special recording.
How can it be a recording, you called me Big Chief, my special workplace nickname?
Written by Alison Sudol
, Hal Cragin
, Lukas Burton
Performed by Alison Sudol See more