Since no one else in the group can make it, Zoey and Ted are going out to a function by themselves. Lily sees this "date" as dangerous territory for the two of them since Zoey is a married woman, and they all think Zoey's husband, George van Smoot who Zoey and by association the gang call "The Captain", has a sinister air about him. It becomes even more awkward for Ted when Zoey lies to the Captain, she telling him that she is out with "friends" plural. Lily believes the only way for Ted's friendship with Zoey to continue is if he includes the Captain in their outings. But when Zoey can't make the planned outing - a sailing trip - Ted is afraid for his life having to spend 6 long hours alone with the Captain in open water. Meanwhile, Robin and Marshall, who realize they never spend time alone together, decide to go out to dinner without the others. Their evening could not be more awkward, which they both realize. Marshall attributes the awkwardness and the two of them never spending ... Written by
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Within the episode Zoey (who is married to the Captain) answers her phone by saying 'Ahoy'. It is implied that the captain makes her say this, however, Alexander Graham Bell (the man who patented the telephone) originally suggested that people answer the telephone by saying 'Ahoy' See more
[Explaining the Mermaid Theory
Mark my words, Marshall, someday you will find Iris so excruciatingly attractive you won't be able to look her directly in the boobs.
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