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Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra 

In an attempt to deliver a devastating final slap to Barney, Marshall explains how he mastered the Slap of A Million Exploding Suns.



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It's a few weeks before the wedding. In their continuing slap bet, Marshall wants the next slap he exacts on Barney to be the most painful thing that Barney has ever experienced. Marshall knows however that this threat means nothing to Barney as Barney is now immune to Marshall's constant taunting. Marshall, as such, proceeds to tell Barney a story of the extensive training he got from the masters of slaps to achieve his goal, that three part training which includes how to exact slaps of a combination of speed, strength and accuracy. Marshall not only has to convince Barney that he went through this training, but to convince Barney enough that Barney is once again traumatized by Marshall's constant taunting. Written by Huggo

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13 January 2014 (USA)  »

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The chapter titles in this episode reference Kill Bill. The fake children's book "The Slapping Tree" is written by Pai Mei, the kung fu master who taught Bill, Elle Driver, and The Bride in the Kill Bill movies. See more »


During Marshall's training with the Strength slapmaster, his right hand glows golden. But when he slaps the Accuracy slapmaster, he slaps with his left hand. See more »


Barney Stinson: Just like we've all never sat on our left hand until it fell asleep and then used it for an away gamer.
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References Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) See more »


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Season 9 in horrible
22 January 2014 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

One of the best comedy series of recent years is being systematically killed in recent months. The idea of ​​stretching a single event (one wedding) on entire year of HIMYM is... sorry for expression - so idiotic that man who had this idea should be fired from show business.

Even actors look tired, sleepy, bored with shooting same scenes, and throw the same jokes over and over again. If nothing's gonna change (if the action does not move forward) this series will be remembered as a boring and average production of some mediocre television.I'm understand that writers are decided to kill this show, but why everybody agree?

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