Ted is relating to his kids the story of a woman he met over the Internet in 2007 whose name he no longer remembers, so refers to her only as "Blahblah". Before meeting her, Barney believes Blahblah is probably crazy as are all women prowling the Internet for a hook-up, but that she is probably hot to overcome that craziness. After the gang meets Blahblah, Barney's assertions are strengthened. But in getting to know Blahblah and Blahblah getting to know everyone else, the gang discuss the first time each met the other. Lily and Marshall have told their story so often that they have it down to a fine art. But everyone else's story may have the same basic structure from both parties involved, but it's the subtleties that seem to differ. The story of Ted and Lily's first meeting is especially troublesome, and the true details which may never be totally known unless an impartial third party who may have been more lucid at the event comes forward.
Did You Know?
When Ted first described meeting Marshall he said that he walked in the room and saw his roommate (Marshall) with his feet on the wall. But in this episode when Ted first walks in the room and meets Marshall, Marshall is standing up spraying deodorant and hiding a joint. See more
Isn't this fun, reminiscing about how everyone met me?
Features World of Warcraft
I am a scientist
Performed by Guided By Voices
(played in flashback scene when Ted met Marshall) See more