How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
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Bass Player Wanted 

The gang encounters a guy at the wedding who intentionally stirs up trouble among them, and Marshall finally arrives at the Farhampton Inn.



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Marshall and Marvin are almost at the Farhampton Inn, they who get a ride for the final stretch from an unexpected source, the driver who seems to know just a little too much about Marshall's life without he knowing who she is. Meanwhile, someone associated with the wedding that neither Robin or Lily seems to know approaches them. As they try to figure out who he is, he ends up working his charm on them, before something he says ends up driving them apart, perhaps forever. That same person does exactly the same thing later with Barney and Ted. Marshall's current chauffeur may be able to shed some light on who this person is, and why a "bass player wanted" ad is the final straw for her in wanting to get her revenge on him. And Ted and Barney discuss what Ted sees as Barney's overuse of the phrase "that's the dream". They have to decide what really is "the dream" for both of them. Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance


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16 December 2013 (USA)  »

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Future-Ted relates that the weekend had been fatal to two $600 bottles of scotch, but while it didn't technically happen on that weekend, three $600 bottles of scotch had been destroyed related to the wedding, the first one being the original bottle that had been at Marshall and Lily's apartment and got smashed while Robin and Lily were sword fighting in How I Met Your Mother: Last Time in New York. See more »


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Another Great Episode
18 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

This Review contains Spoilers. Season 9 of HIMYM is not the best season. So far my favorite episode of Season 9 was Platonic. This episode was great. So it's starts of where Marshall had to walk all the way to the Farhamton Inn. He get's tired, then a van passes by, the one driving it was the mother. I was so happy that we get the finally see the mother again. So the mother brings Marshall to the Inn. In the Inn, we see a guy named Darrel. Who breaks up friendships by saying how adorable and funny you are. (The Mother will explain) This episode was funny and touching. I'll show you one reason which is a spoiler. While Barney was buying drinks for Ted and Darrel, Ted and Darrel were talking about Ted moving to Chicago. After their conversation, Darrel says that he is happy for him moving to Chicago when Barney comes in. Then Barney gets angry. So few minutes later Ted shows how he still wants to be best friends with Barney by stealing the $600 scotch that was broken 2 times. He says that he would go to Jail for him which they were fighting about earlier. And Ted tells Barney why he was going to Chicago. Barney says that they would still be hanging out, him, Robin and Ted. And Ted says that he needs to start a new life because of his feelings with Robin. Then Ted's says "I'll miss you" and hugs Barney. It made touch because that also happened to me in real life. Except that I didn't steal Scotch and leaving because I need to start a new life. There are a lot more Drama scenes. And the comedy was actually okay. When Barney said "Your moving to Chicago, is that even a real place, it's a style of pizza. Ted you can't live in a pizza" That made me laugh so hard. All in all a great episode, finally a great episode. It had more drama than comedy bit it was alright. If they had a little bit more comedy, I would give it a 10/10. But since there's not that much. 8/10

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