During what is supposed to be their rehearsal dinner at the Inn, Barney, handcuffed, and Robin are in the security office of the only laser tag facility in Farhampton, Barney handcuffed for causing a disturbance. Barney and Robin explain how they got to where they currently are, which includes Robin's compromise on the wedding by not having it Canada as she wanted, Barney's want to hold the rehearsal dinner as a game of laser tag, and the two previously agreeing that there would be no more last minute surprises in their relationship. For that rehearsal dinner, Robin and Barney reluctantly agreed to let Ted play the piano, something that he believes he can learn to do in a couple of month's lesson time. What Ted ends up deciding to do on this matter irks Lily. Conversely, Ted is irked that Lily doesn't seem to be able to keep secrets, despite she having been able to keep Ted's secret thus far about moving to Chicago following the wedding. Lily feels the need to unburden herself to Ted ... Written by
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In this episode, Ted tells Robin and Barney that he is planning on taking piano lessons to perform for them as a wedding gift. However, in Season 1, Episode 13, he plays piano while Victoria tap dances. See more
We'll just have a nice, tasteful rehearsal dinner. Maybe at a French restaurant. I know just the place.
[knowing what's coming
What's the name of the restaurant?
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Written by Crash Test Dummies
Performed by Alan Thicke See more