Immediately after his drunken spree at Punchy's wedding, Marshall learns that he is one step away from landing his dream job working in environmental lawyer Garrison Cootes' law firm. That last step is for them to do a background check to make sure that there are no unseemly skeletons in his closet. Feeling that that drunken spree may have cost him the job and thus vowing never to get drunk again, Marshall does his own Internet search to find any of those skeletons. He finds one video, posted by a college colleague named Pete Durkenson, of Marshall doing a supposed fraternity prank called Beercules. Believing that video could cost him his dream job, Marshall tries to track down Pete to get him to remove the video. Finding a seemingly still immature Pete may get Marshall into even more trouble. Meanwhile, Nora finally agrees to meet with Barney, who tries to do whatever he can to make her believe he's a changed man, even if it takes a marathon in an all-night diner. And Ted decides to ... Written by
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When zooming in on the top of New York Magazine to the heading; Honeywell & Cootes, the next title down is Mystery vs. History: is it better not to know?, a reference to a later episode. See more
Marshall watches the first beercules video on the internet. Visible on the upper right hand corner is the second video, however this does not get created until after he views the first one. See more
Wait a minute. You're going to date two girls at once? Don't you think you should just choose one before it gets serious?
Well that's complicated. I guess you have to weigh expectations, emotional investments...
Third base, serious at third base!
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