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

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Robin Scherbatsky: [Ted and Robin clash over the apartment Quinn is subletting, and Robin lays out the real reason why she wants it so bad] Hasn't it ever occurred to you that the last few weeks haven't been easy for me either? In the span of one day, my engagement fell apart, I lost my best friend, then I lost my apartment, and now, I'm about to lose my job.
Ted Mosby: What do you mean?
Robin Scherbatsky: I've been completely distracted at work, and now my boss wants to see me Friday at five o'clock, which in the office is known as "Fire ...
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Neil Patrick Harris Is Saving This Show
11 February 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After a couple of the less than stellar episodes, how does "How I Met Your Mother" get back on track?? Give the brilliant Neil Patrick Harris the main storyline and a lot more screen time of course two episodes in a row

Plot In A Paragraph: 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, Ted quickly tells the others about her job. However they too are concerned and want to judge Quinn on whether she is good for Barney. They quickly come to the conclusion after meeting her that she is manipulating Barney. 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 interventions, or what Marshall has renamed for this special occasion a Quinntervention. Will Barney side with his longtime friends or his new love? Meanwhile a battle breaks out between Ted and Robin, over who gets Quinns apartment when she does move in with Barney

This is the first excellent episode of "How I Met Your Mother" In A Long Time. Neil Patrick Harris is always brilliant as Barney, and in Quinn, he seems he has more than met his match. I haven't warmed to her as much as I did Nora, but she is fun. The Ted and Robin argument highlights the uncomfortable relationship they are having at the moment, and it slows down a brilliant episode.


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