The gang tries to break up Barney and Quinn after learning they plan on moving in together, leaving Robin and Ted to fight over who deserves to sublet her apartment.



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Before Barney's friends meet Quinn for the first time, Barney swears Ted to a broath (short for bro oath) that he won't tell them what Quinn does for a living. Concerned for Barney's welfare as he seems to be blinded by Quinn's manipulative ways, Ted quickly tells the others about her profession. However they are more concerned about that possible manipulation and want to judge Quinn on whether she is good for Barney. They quickly come to the conclusion after meeting her that she is continuing her manipulative ways. They are even more concerned when Barney tells them that Quinn and he are planning on living together. So, the gang decide to have one of their old fashioned interventions, or what Marshall has renamed for this special occasion a Quinntervention. Will Barney side with his longtime friends or his new love? Beyond what they feel about her, the one thing that homeless Ted and homeless Robin like is her rent controlled apartment which will be available once she moves in with ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance






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19 March 2012 (USA)  »

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The college drummers Ted scolds are modeled after Ted, Marshall, and Lily's younger selves. See more »


Ted Mosby: Barney, this is an intervention.
[Marshall coughs]
Ted Mosby: Quinn-tervention. You and Quinn are moving really fast, and we don't trust her. We're just looking out for your best interests.
[Marshall coughs again]
Ted Mosby: Quinn-terests.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


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this episode is legendary and fabulous which makes this episode wait for it legenabulous
28 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

First of all what was wrong with the showmakers the episodes air date two weeks away from each other this my only problem .Ok the things are getting fast Barney moved in with Qinn,she almost made it clear that she is ready to get married Robin clearly stated to Ted that she is out of his league and whats going to happen actually Barney was ready to marry Robin when she told she was pregnant a few weeks ago whats going on in their minds only the writers knew that we have to wait for another week .This episode is a laugh riot from the beginning to the end its another great episode in this season . Coming to the actors this episode belongs to Neil and he is legnsome, Quinn was great so did everybody I gave this episode 9 only because of the air date.

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