How I Met Your Mother: Season 6, Episode 20

The Exploding Meatball Sub (11 Apr. 2011)

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Despite Zoey still opposing the new GNB headquarters being built on the Arcadian Hotel site, Ted and Zoey's personal relationship is thriving. That issue is only one of the many ... See full summary »



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Despite Zoey still opposing the new GNB headquarters being built on the Arcadian Hotel site, Ted and Zoey's personal relationship is thriving. That issue is only one of the many disagreements in their life, which Ted likens to the two challenging each other mentally. On the other hand, he sees Marshall and Lily's relationship as being boring, as they agree on everything to the point of them almost melding into one person. Lily and Marshall, on the other hand, see their relationship as being supportive, the way that relationships should be, whereas they see Ted and Zoey's relationship as being too much work to the point of being mentally exhausting. But Marshall quitting his job at GNB to work in a non-paying volunteer position at the NRDC and Zoey managing to get the Landmark Preservation Society to agree to a hearing over the GNB project may change everything on both sides. Meanwhile, Barney seems to be taking Marshall leaving GNB the hardest. He admits to Robin that his anger ... Written by Huggo

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Ted says the currency in Spain is dinero. It's actually Euro. See more »


Robin Scherbatsky: [the gang sees Barney at his deathbed in 2021] You're too young, it's unfair!
Marshall Eriksen: We're not going anywhere buddy, we're staying with you right up till the end.
Barney Stinson: Thank you Marshall.
Barney Stinson: Marshall, can I ask for one final favour, my friend?
Marshall Eriksen: Yes, yes, of course, anything.
Barney Stinson: Eat this meatball sub.
[offers wrapped sub]
Marshall Eriksen: Where did you get this...
Barney Stinson: [Winces in pain] I don't have much time!
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