How I Met Your Mother: Season 6, Episode 19

Legendaddy (21 Mar. 2011)

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Barney finally meets his biological father, but is disappointed to discover that he leads a boring life and is nothing like him.

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Barney's biological father Jerry actually and surprisingly responds to Barney's letter - in person. Barney and Jerry have an evening out to get to know each other, but each has a slightly different telling of the events of the night and how each views whether they have a future as a family. When Barney's friends learn what actually happened that night, they feel that Barney needs to experience Jerry's life - which means meeting Jerry's current family - to come to terms with Jerry's life during Barney's growing up period versus Jerry's life now. Meanwhile, Barney blames his lack of knowing how to use tools to not having a father figure to show him how while he was growing up. The gang discuss the gaps in knowledge each of the others has, which each somewhat admit to when confronted. However, Marshall seems not to have any of these knowledge gaps... or so the others seem to imply. Written by Huggo

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Jerry Whitaker: [Jerome "Jerry" Whittaker sees Barney try to dismantle a basketball hoop over his driveway] Barney, what is going on?
Barney Stinson: This is *mine*.
Jerry Whitaker: I don't understand.
Barney Stinson: JJ gets a childhood, a dad, a real family, and a basketball hoop? No, no, I at least get the hoop, I'm taking it with me.
Jerry Whitaker: Please, just come down and talk to me.
Barney Stinson: [Angry] Why? Why should I? You're lame, okay? You're just some lame, suburban dad.
Jerry Whitaker: Why does that make you so mad?
Barney Stinson: Because if you were going to be some
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Barney Stinson: lame, suburban dad, why ...
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One (hopefully) final thought on how it all went wrong... bbrown2676
I don't know, you can be mad about it forever or just let it go... phildog120
6.0 rating is a *beep* joke. jakenzz_7
How I Met Your Mother - the shows premise!!! aleks-637-653398
how many changed their mind seephore
It would be so funny if Barney also appeared at the window at last scene cathy_the_grey
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