The storm of the century has hit New York in early 2009. The snowfall is supposed to last for three days, meaning that the city is at a virtual standstill for that long. Ted and Barney are supposed to meet two out- of-town college girls at MacLaren's, but without the girls' phone numbers they can only sit there and wait to see if they show up. Carl wants to close the bar early to volunteer at a shelter, and Ted and Barney convince him to let them run the bar while he's gone. The start of their stint has them living their dream as they've talked about buying a bar and never having last call. Their dates arrive, but the night doesn't end up as they envisioned. Meanwhile, one of Marshall and Lily's rituals is that whenever one goes out of town, he or she brings a 6-pack back from the visited city and the other meets her/him at the airport with a chauffeur's sign. But they decide that they've matured past such things and won't carry out this ritual upon Lily's return from Seattle. But ...
Did You Know?
When the band is in Ted's apartment, Barney asks one of the band members "Is the flute section seeing anyone?" Alyson Hannigan's character in American Pie played the flute. See more
On Tuesday when Robin and Marshall go to the airport, the blizzard has already started as indicated by her car being buried by the snowplow. On Wednesday, there is no sign of snow when Ted and Barney meet Melissa and Amanda. One of the women even comments that they heard there was going to be a big snow storm. See more
"Totally! Awesome!" College girls sound so stupid.
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