How I Met Your Mother: Season 7, Episode 1

The Best Man (19 Sep. 2011)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance
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While Barney prepares for his wedding to a mystery bride, he and Ted reminisce about Punchy's wedding, including when Marshall and Lily announced they were having a baby. Meanwhile, Robin considers telling Barney she has feelings for him.

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It's moments before Barney's wedding. He's got the jitters over whether he picked the right woman for his bride, and as a result whether the wedding will be a disaster. Ted and Barney reminisce about Ted's friend Punchy's recent wedding, which they declare was the worst wedding ever. There were several possible lead ups to the disaster of Punchy's wedding. One possible cause might have been Ted feeling insecure both about his non-married status compared to all his high school friends in attendance, and them waiting for the screw-up that was supposed to be Ted's toast. His past toasts were now legendary because of video posts by Punchy on the Internet. Another possible cause of the disaster might have been Barney trying to test his pick-up plays on unsuspecting women at the reception, while he lied about a series of telephone calls he made. And yet another possible cause might have been what Robin decided about telling or not telling Barney that she still had feelings for him. But Ted ... Written by Huggo

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Ted Mosby: [Talking about Punchy's wedding] No wedding will ever, ever be as bad as that one.
Barney Stinson: I picked the right tie didn't I?
Ted Mosby: You nailed it. And hey, just be glad it's not the ducky tie.
Narrator: Oooh, the ducky tie. That's a good story kids, I'll get to that. Man, we are not even close to the end.
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Written by Dmitry Brill, Chung Dong-Hwa, Kierin Kirby, Herbie Hancock, and Jonathan Davis
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