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Recap / How I Met Yourmother S 9 E 04 The Broken Code

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Summary: Barney reveals to Ted that he's frustrated with him after seeing him with Robin searching for her locket. Lily tries to find a new friend for Robin after discovering that she's Robin's only girl friend.


Ted is about to share with Barney his final drink of Scotch as a bachelor when Barney suddenly reveals that he saw Ted and Robin holding hands in the rain near the carousel at Central Park. Dropping the bottle of Scotch, Ted assures him he'd just been there fulfilling his best man duty and that there's nothing between him and Robin despite the two holding hands. Barney accepts the explanation, but both of them starts to cry when they realize that the scotch they were about to drink was expensive.


This episode provides examples of:

  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Lily pushes Robin into making another female friend. When she actually starts to hit it off with someone, Lily flips and goes into a jealous rage.
  • Manly Tears: Both Ted and Barney start crying when they realize that Ted dropped a $600 bottle of scotch.


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