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Lesbian Robin

Robin's doppelgänger. Although she is the first of the gang's doppelgängers introduced to the audience, she is only the second doppelgänger the gang met chronologically.

Played by: Cobie Smulders

Mustache Marshall

Marshall's doppelgänger. Although he is the second of the gang's doppelgängers introduced to the audience, he is actually the first doppelgänger the gang met chronologically.

Played by: Jason Segel

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  • Dashing Hispanic: Very little is known of him, but he was pretty successfully chatting up a chick in the bar in Spanish.

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Stripper Lily

Lily's doppelgänger and is the third of the gang's doppelgängers to be introduced. A stripper at the Lusty Leopard, she goes by Jasmine.

Played by: Alyson Hannigan

  • Beauty Mark: The mole in her right cheek is the only way to visually distinguish her from Lily.
  • Con Artist: Though her boyfriend did most of the heavy lifting. Along with Ted's stupidity.
  • Commuting on a Bus: She is the doppelgänger who frequently appears (that's still only three appearances, but every other doppelgänger was a One-Shot Character save for stock footage).
  • Evil Redhead: Has no problem robbing the gang from their money and lure them to a Russian gang hideout.
  • Fiery Redhead: She is bossy and ruthless, and also frequents Russian gangs.
  • Floral Theme Naming: If Jasmine is indeed her real name, then she and Lily falls to this.
  • Funny Foreigner: She tries to appeal to the gang by saying a party is a mishmash of American-seeming concepts, and her accent is played for laughs.
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  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Has a Russian boyfriend who is as tall as Marshall. Barney even points out that they've got a girl who looks like Lily dating a giant, just like their group. It is later revealed that they didn't end up together as she eventually married Scooter.
  • Identical Stranger: She is Lily's doppelgänger.

Mexican Wrestler Ted

Ted's doppelgänger and is the fourth of the gang's doppelgängers to be introduced.

Played by: Josh Radnor

Dr. John Stangel

Barney's doppelgänger and is the last of the gang's doppelgänger to appear in the series. He also happens to be Marshall and Lily's fertility doctor.



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