Marshall has stayed in Minnesota to help his mother following his father's funeral. Individually, all the gang telephone Marshall to relate a story to him regarding Ted. What they can all agree on in the story telling is that their new friend Zoey agreed to set Ted up with her cousin, who shall be called "Honey" (as that's the only name Ted can remember of her as he relates the story to his children in 2030, "Honey" only a pet name they all used to describe the type of person she was), the most gullible person in the world. By the end of the evening, Ted did not go home with her. His reason: he's in love with married Zoey. Ted never wants to see Zoey again which places the others in a bind as they've come to really like Zoey and don't want to lose her as a friend. But as Marshall gets more and more information from the others in the group about what is going on with Ted and Zoey, he is the only one who is able to see the entire picture. So from Minnesota, Marshall has to fix the ... Written by
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Marshall uses cards from the board game "Clue" in order to explain the relationship of Zoe and Ted to his mother and brother. Throughout the episode, the characters appear in clothes colored according to the characters from "Clue" which Marshall uses. Ted is Professor Plum, Zoe is Mrs. White, Honey is Miss Scarlet, Barney is The Reverend Green and Marshall refers to the Captain as Colonel Mustard. See more
Marshall and Robin are talking on the phone and Robin tells Marshall a story about Ted and Zoey and then Robin burns the food. Marshall appears in the flashback story drunk on wine but if he's not in NYC how is he in the story? See more
[Ted is trying to narrate his story to Marshall over the phone about him dropping Zoey as a friend, however Marshall's mother is listening in on another phone
Marshall, I'm going to Byerly's, you want anything?
Mom, get off the phone!
[from yet another phone
Could you get some more Bugles, please?
Of course, dear.
Marcus, hang up! Both of you, HANG UP! And we need ice cream.
Written by The Solids
Performed by The Solids See more