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The Naked Truth 

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Ted tries to choose a date for the Architect's Ball, an embarrassing Internet video could cost Marshall a new job, and Barney makes a bold move to prove to Nora that he's a changed man.

Director:

Pamela Fryman

Writers:

Carter Bays (created by), Craig Thomas (created by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Josh Radnor ... Ted Mosby
Jason Segel ... Marshall Eriksen
Cobie Smulders ... Robin Scherbatsky
Neil Patrick Harris ... Barney Stinson
Alyson Hannigan ... Lily Aldrin
Martin Short ... Garrison Cootes
Jimmi Simpson ... Pete Durkenson
Ashley Williams ... Victoria
Nazanin Boniadi ... Nora
Lyndsy Fonseca ... Daughter
David Henrie ... Son
Kallee Brookes ... Sara
Nicole Hayden ... Jessica
Kristen Henry King ... Carol
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Storyline

Immediately after his drunken spree at Punchy's wedding, Marshall learns that he is one step away from landing his dream job working in environmental lawyer Garrison Cootes' law firm. That last step is for them to do a background check to make sure that there are no unseemly skeletons in his closet. Feeling that that drunken spree may have cost him the job and thus vowing never to get drunk again, Marshall does his own Internet search to find any of those skeletons. He finds one video, posted by a college colleague named Pete Durkenson, of Marshall doing a supposed fraternity prank called Beercules. Believing that video could cost him his dream job, Marshall tries to track down Pete to get him to remove the video. Finding a seemingly still immature Pete may get Marshall into even more trouble. Meanwhile, Nora finally agrees to meet with Barney, who tries to do whatever he can to make her believe he's a changed man, even if it takes a marathon in an all-night diner. And Ted decides to ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When zooming in on the top of New York Magazine to the heading; Honeywell & Cootes, the next title down is Mystery vs. History: is it better not to know?, a reference to a later episode. See more »

Goofs

Marshall watches the first beercules video on the internet. Visible on the upper right hand corner is the second video, however this does not get created until after he views the first one. See more »

Quotes

Ted Mosby: Sixteen moments of pure destiny in one day. And of those sixteen, ten were single. Of those ten, seven liked what they saw. Of those seven, four were women. Of those four, two gave me their real number. And I have a date with both of them!
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Connections

Spoofs Edward Scissorhands (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Victoria
(uncredited)
Written by Ray Davies
Performed by The Kinks
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1 October 2019 | by gio_vvanniSee all my reviews

I think I'm musicaholic, but I love how the music played a really good part in this episode. In a growing of emotion of Barney growing up and ted wanting to fall in love again, we meet an hold friends


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