Ted, Robin and Barney accompany Marshall and Lily to St. Cloud, Minnesota to support them at Marshall's father's funeral. At funerals, Robin always plays the role of "vice girl". Ted and Barney come to a decision that the best way they can help Marshall is to make him laugh during the day. And Lily vows to help Judy through the day despite the two never having been that close. The day gets off to a shaky start when their regular priest, Father Platt, can't perform the service, leaving that task to his son, Reverend Trey Platt, who, during their growing up period, was Marshall's nemesis, despite a physical disparity between the two. In preparing for the service, Marshall is asked about the last words his father ever spoke to him. As Marshall remembers back to the last day he saw his father, all he can remember are meaningless words uttered instead of something profound. Marshall then realizes that he has yet to listen to his father's last words to him. He's not sure he can as he ...
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A funeral-goer says to Robin, "I hear you're a woman who can get things." And she replies, "I've been known to locate certain items from time to time." This is a reference to the exchange between Red and Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption (1994). See more
Today, we are going to make Marshall laugh. Ted, what's the one thing that always cracks him up?
Internet footage of a guy getting hit in the nuts?
[Over the top of Ted
Internet footage of a guy getting hit in the nuts, exactly! So we are going to get our bro a four star nad rattler. You search knees, feet, bannisters, fire hydrants and diving boards. And I'll cover bats, racquets, hockey sticks, golf clubs and riding crops.
[They both pull out their phones
What about animals?
[Points to Ted
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