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The Time Travelers 

Ted and Barney run into their future selves as they debate whether to go to "Wrestlers vs. Robots," while Robin and Marshall argue over who gets credit for a new drink at McLaren's.

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In April 2013, Ted is feeling all alone with Marshall and Lily preoccupied with their family, Robin and Barney planning their wedding, and Ted without a significant other in his life. Barney asks Ted if he would like to go see "Robots Vs. Wrestlers Legends". Ted decides against it. Ted is visited by future versions of Barney and himself, who try to convince him to go or not to go with current Barney to the event. The visit by these future versions of Barney and himself, who have the knowledge of what happens in the future, eventually opens Ted's eyes to why he has really received these visits. Meanwhile, Marshall embarks on a battle with Robin as Robin has received credit at MacLaren's for a cocktail he created, while Lily vows to stay neutral in their battle. Written by Huggo

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The Robin Scherbatsky consists of coconut rum, peach schnapps, vanilla vodka, strawberry creme liqueur, cranberry juice, sugar and maraschino cherries. See more »

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Barney Stinson: It's gonna be legen... wait 20 years for it!...
Twenty-Years-From-Now-Barney: ...dary!
Barney StinsonTwenty-Years-From-Now-Barney: Legendary!
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Spoofs Step Up 2: The Streets (2008) See more »

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The Longest Time
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Music & lyrics by Billy Joel
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris & Josh Radnor
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Where did my favorite show go?
29 March 2013 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

So I just started to watch this episode with great hopes, since time travel has always been a fun subject for me and a juicy excuse for great movies.... 20 minutes later I was like: "What did I just watched?".

Seriously, being very honest... what the hell did the writers do with this show? they just murdered a great product by losing all of their imagination/effort/wittiness.. It's like they're not even trying anymore

I used to be very into the well achieved ambiance and cleverness of the plot of the early seasons, then on the past 2 I noticed the irregularity on the quality of what they delivered... but kept watching because of the great mystery of who's the wife... now, having watched this last episode I'm sure they hit rock bottom. No substance whatsoever, weak stories, and confusing and poor exploited plot.

By the way, how can this even have 8 out of 10 stars? Is this rating fixed?

If only they could turn this around, but this seems very unlikely since the tendency of the quality of this show is clearly going down, down, down.


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