How I Met Your Mother: Season 7, Episode 6

Mystery vs. History (17 Oct. 2011)

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Ted agrees to go on a date without researching each other on the Internet beforehand, Barney urges Marshall and Lily to find out and reveal the gender of their child, and Kevin tries but fails to avoid passing judgment on the group.

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With the Internet and smart phones pervading his and his friends' lives, doing an online search of people just met, especially dates and potential dates, is the norm for Ted. Although it was originally Barney and Robin who did this searching for him, the background searches have saved him a lot of grief in the past in uncovering skeletons which are automatic deal breakers for a relationship. Ted decides to go back to the twentieth century after he agrees to a date with Janet McIntyre, a woman he has just met and with who he has a date. They made a pact not to do an Internet search of the other before their first date to allow that date to be one of true exploration. But Ted making this agreement doesn't stop Robin and Barney from doing the Internet search on Ted's behalf. When they find some juicy information about Janet while Ted is already on his date with her, they decide to text Ted on his smart phone with the information. Ted has to decide if he'll look at what Robin, Barney and ... Written by Huggo

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The third 'profile' at the beginning belongs to Alicia P. who lists Josh Radnor as one of her favourite actors. See more »

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Ted Mosby: The date with Nadine went great. Unless you guys found something.
Barney Stinson: Are you sitting down?
Ted Mosby: No...
[He sits down]
Robin Scherbatsky: She's wanted in Florida on Crystal Meth charges.
Barney Stinson: She breeds pitbulls for dog fighting.
Robin Scherbatsky: Also, the FBI has...
Ted Mosby: [Cuts Robin off] What's this link?
Robin Scherbatsky: Oh, she also writes online movie reviews. Anyway, she's still married to a death row inmate convicted for...
Ted Mosby: [Cuts Robin off again] She gave Annie Hall two out of ten stars? "Slow and overrated"?
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