Lily and Marshall have now officially moved to Long Island, which brings about many issues. For Lily and Marshall, they receive an unexpected and somewhat unwanted house guest: Mickey. Mickey, who grew up in that house, believes he is helping Lily and Marshall by pointing out what they can and cannot do with every aspect of the house. Lily/Marshall and Mickey come to a stalemate when they negotiate Mickey's living arrangement versus his help in fixing the broken fuse which has resulted in the house being in total darkness. At MacLaren's, Ted, Barney and Robin are lamenting the empty half a booth where Lily and Marshall generally sat, and which will now be emptier than usual. However, Barney comes to the realization that Lily was generally the boss of their group, and thus now he plans on taking over. That leads to an evening which has them finding unexpected surrogates for Lily and Marshall. And Robin and Kevin are still at the stage in their relationship where they want to prove to ...
Did You Know?
During the poker game, one of the Russians is eating Oreos out of a poker chip tray. This is a reference to John Malkovich's Russian poker playing character, Teddy KGB, who eats Oreos the same way in Rounders (1998). See more
Ted & Barney are chatting in the strip club and in the background a man at the bar is approached by one of the girls and mid shot she is no longer there. See more
[Sitting at the booth without Marshall and Lily
Look at what's become of our booth.
Looks like my old shop teachers hand - just sort of missing something.
The intro sequence for this episode is a special one-off revolving around the Barney character, with the show re-titled "How I Met Your Barney", and with revised theme music with lyrics sung by Neil Patrick Harris (Barney) See more
References I Dream of Jeannie
Written by The Solids
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