How I Met Your Mother: Season 6, Episode 4

Subway Wars (11 Oct. 2010)

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The guys race each other, each using a different form of transportation, from the pub to a restaurant seven miles away because a friend claims that Woody Allen is there.

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Their friend Max spotting Woody Allen at Gregor's restaurant downtown gets the gang discussing what constitutes a real New Yorker. They all feel that Robin isn't one, while she believes she knows the city better than the rest of them. That starts an impromptu race to Gregor's seven miles away, with Robin believing taking a taxi is the fastest, Lily the subway and Ted the bus. Barney has a special plan which involves a leisurely steak meal. And Marshall needs to run the seven miles, which he really doesn't understand why until later in the day. But each really needs to win this race to compensate for something happening in their respective life. As the five go through the process of trying to get to Gregor's, talk show host Maury Povich factors into the equation of being a New Yorker for all of them. Written by Huggo

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When Barney faked his heart attack he called out to Elisabeth. This is a reference to "Sanford and Son". Fred Sanford would clutch his chest and yell "I'm coming Elisabeth" when he pretended to have an attack. [Moderator: This should probably be under references but there was only a link to add movie references. This is a reference to a TV series] See more »

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In the bar we see Ted with a laptop, when the gang take off on their race Ted grabs his laptop and runs out of the bar. Once outside Ted no longer has his laptop See more »

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Ted Mosby: [the gang debates about what the essence of being New Yorkers really is] I'd say you're not a real New Yorker until you've stolen a cab from someone who needs it more than you do.
Lily Aldrin: No, you're not a New Yorker until you've cried on the subway and not given a damn what anyone thinks.
Marshall Eriksen: No, you're not a real New Yorker until you've killed a cockroach with your bare hand.
Narrator: And Robin would do all three of these before the day was out.
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