Ted, who came across the costume in a costume rental shop and discovered its rental records, finally tracks down the potential woman of his dreams that he met at a Halloween party 10 years ago. He coined that woman the Slutty Pumpkin because of the costume. She is Naomi, and once Ted tracks her down, he finds that she is as beautiful as he remembers and she is as eager to hook up with him as he is with her. But after a decade of anticipation, Ted finds that something isn't quite right with their relationship. He's willing to endure some problems after a whole decade of waiting, but one can only endure so much. How will Naomi feel if and when Ted tells her things aren't working? Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily dread receiving yet another "used" gift from her grandparents (previous gifts included a lawnmower) that they can't use in their city life. But this time, Lily's grandparents offer them their house in the suburbs, as they are moving to Florida. Lily is excited to think of raising ...
Did You Know?
This episode features two songs parodied by 'Weird Al' Yankovic
, who appeared in the previous episode How I Met Your Mother: Noretta
(2011). Barenaked Ladies' 'One Week' became Yankovic's 'Jerry Springer' and James Brown's 'Living in America' is parodied as 'Living with a Hernia'. See more
In the dream sequence at the end when Barney fights his Canadian alter ego, Barney is no longer wearing the ducky tie around his arm, which would be in violation of his bet with Marshall. See more
[Barney has just sipped a drink to drown the fact that he has Canadian blood
This is nice. What is this?
[Spits out drink
I want Scotch... American Scotch, from Scotland! Just get that swill away from me!
[hands back glass to waitress and makes cat-like hiss; to Robin
Why are you doing this to me?
You've been ripping on Canada since Justin Bieber was knee-high to a snowblower, so now this Canuck's gonna be on you like the drummer from the Yukon Blondes, high up on Timbits.
References Superman III
Living In America
Written by Dan Hartman
and Charlie Midnight
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris See more