How I Met Your Mother: Season 7, Episode 3

Ducky Tie (26 Sep. 2011)

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At the Architect's Ball, Ted runs into Victoria, who tells him that she's getting married. Meanwhile, Barney places an unlikely wager with Marshall and Lily in order to see Lily's breasts.

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The five friends are having dinner at Shinjitsu, a Japanese teppanyaki. It's Marshall's favorite restaurant, while Barney hates it there. Two topics of conversation emerge for the evening. The first is if Barney can perform a prescribed series of teppanyaki chef moves, which ends up being a bet between Barney and Marshall/Lily. If Barney wins the bet, he can touch Lily's now emerged ample pregnancy breasts. If Barney loses the bet, he has to wear Marshall's rubber ducky emblazoned tie for one year, the tie which he thinks is hideous. After they make the bet, Marshall and Lily have to figure out if Barney is hustling them - as it begins to look like Barney maneuvered their way to the restaurant without initially looking like he did - since Barney winning the bet could perhaps be their worst nightmare. The second is Ted's recent encounter with ex-girlfriend Victoria, who was the dessert caterer at the architect's ball. Their meeting ignited old feelings between the two, some good and ... Written by Huggo

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The Narrator (future Ted) doesn't make any comments on the events of the episode until the very last scene. See more »

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There are numerous continuity errors when the chef is cooking on the stove top, including disappearing/reappearing oil bottles and the cart that the chef first brings over missing in some shots. See more »

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Lily Aldrin: [Barney is trying to get Lily to show her boobs] Why on *Earth* would I want to see that?
Barney Stinson: They're round and attached to my body; it's an even trade.
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