Robin has a plan to get Barney out of her system for good, Ted witnesses Marvin's first crawl while babysitting for Marshall and Lily, and Barney has a new business idea after destroying a beloved tie.



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With Mickey away, Marshall and Lily are happy that Ted, who is between jobs now that the GNB building is completed, can sit with baby Marvin. They regret their decision to let Ted take this job as he goes a little overboard, depriving Marshall but especially Lily the joys of being Marvin's parents. Meanwhile, Lily has noticed that Robin is acting like a giddy schoolgirl whenever she's around Barney. Confronting Robin about the issue, Lily figures out it's because now that she has broken it off with Barney, Robin wants what she can't have. Robin knows what she has to do to get Barney out of her system, and has to figure out a way to achieve her goal. In her quest, Robin doesn't notice that Barney is on a quest of his own, all starting from a seemingly innocent incident of spilling ketchup on one of his favorite ties. Written by Huggo

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3 December 2012 (USA)  »

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In the last scene, the swords from Ted and Marshall's duel and the mother's yellow umbrella are visible on the wall of Ted's home. See more »


In Lobster Crawl, Lily and Marshall are upset that Ted has taken baby Marvin to see Santa. In a flash-forward, Ted is dropping off his baby daughter for Lily and Marshall to baby sit and he is wearing a wedding ring. Ted didn't actually marry the mother until after several years and 2 children. See more »


Lily Aldrin: [Trying to get baby Marvin to crawl for the camera] Do it! If you ever wanna see these boobs again, crawl you sonnova me!
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the death of a tie and the birth of bro-bibs
28 July 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

since Mickey is ill Ted gets the job for babysitting Marvin as he has no other job right now. meanwhile Barney accidentally spills ketchup on one of his favorite ties. Despondent that his tie has "died", he mourns its loss. Meanwhile, Lily notices that Robin has been flirting with Barney even though he made it clear he will never pursue her again. She tries to discourage Robin from trying it again.but robin does it eventually. Ted sees baby Marvin crawl for the first time but every time Marshall and lily are there Marvin never does so. this agitates lily. barney after the loss of a beloved tie has a business idea ,He intends to produce "Bro-Bibs," a line of adult-themed bibs designed to protect men's clothes against spilled food. this all mash up leads to a good laugh although with a very weak plot my advice can watch it two times but no more can doos baby doll.

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