Since Marshall had been busy with work, a stressed Lily singlehandedly planned their housewarming party, and was worried that it was going to be a disaster. Her premonition came true. Over a five minute period during the party, a series of events that took place simultaneously in the living room, dining room and kitchen resulted in what to the untrained eye looked like a confusing mess if knowledge of only what was happening in one of those three rooms was known, but made total sense when viewed from all three rooms combined. Some of the issues and topics of conversation that led to the disaster included Robin's confrontational nature versus Ted's non-confrontational nature, Marshall pondering whether he should refuse boss Garrison Cootes' demand that they return to work in the middle of the party, Mickey's new beekeeping hobby, what happened to a plate of vegan spring rolls, why Lily didn't want anyone to eat the block of Gouda that Marshall served, and Barney's even more than usual ... Written by
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Barney refers to himself as 'Special Agent Gary Powers' when talking to Geraldine. Gary Powers was actually a CIA agent who was shot down while flying over Soviet airspace in 1960 See more
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Marshall: Come on lay some of that classic Scherbatsky mean son of a bitch on me. Treat me like I'm a girl scout trying to sell you cookies!
Four dollars a box and you're out of thin mints? You green little... I don't do that!
Burnin' For You
Written by Donald Roeser
(as Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser) and Richard Meltzer
Performed by Blue Öyster Cult See more