Ted tries to find love in a past relationship but is reminded why he broke it off in the first place.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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The Goonies

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This Movie is referred to by Return of the Shirt part of How I Met Your Mother Season 1
Ted announces he's going to start giving things a second chance. Marshall asks if that means he's going to watch 'Goonies' again. It is known that Ted does not like the movie, but Lily knows every line.
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  6  / Episode:  13 
Bad News

This Television Episode refers to Return of the Shirt part of How I Met Your Mother Season 1
Sandy Rivers embarrasses Robin in front of her new co-workers by showing a clip of Robin's news report on a Hansome Cab Driver, when Robin was trying to be serious with her report, but falls off the cab into a pile of horse manure.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  8  / Episode:  13 
Band of DJ?

This Television Episode refers to Return of the Shirt part of How I Met Your Mother Season 1
Ted (the narrator) says to the kids that he had been hurt many times before in his life. Several clips are shown of Ted getting hurt. One clip is from the episode 'Return of the Shirt' when Natalie uses her Krav Maga skills on Ted in the restaurant after Ted breaks up with her for the second time.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  1  / Episode:  15 
Game Night

This Television Episode refers to Return of the Shirt part of How I Met Your Mother Season 1
Everyone tells the story of their most humiliating moment in life. Robin's story is about the time she interviewed the hansome cab driver and fell into a pile of horse manure on television - which was seen in the episode 'Return of the Shirt'.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  3 
Last Time In New York

This Television Episode refers to Return of the Shirt part of How I Met Your Mother Season 1
Lily suggests to Ted that instead of saying goodbye to the good things, he should say goodbye to the bad. A series of flashbacks are shown, one flashback is from the episode "Return of the Shirt", when twice ex-girlfriend Natalie uses her Krav Maga skills to break up with Ted at a restaurant.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  5  / Episode:  21 
Twin Beds

This Television Episode refers to Return of the Shirt part of How I Met Your Mother Season 1
In this episode Ted writes a letter to himself, mentioning the fight he had with Natalie in the restaurant - from the episode Return of the Shirt.

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How I Met Your Mother Season 1

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
1:1 Pilot Sep 19, 2005
1:2 Purple Giraffe Sep 26, 2005
1:3 Sweet Taste of Liberty Oct 3, 2005
1:4 Return of the Shirt Oct 10, 2005
1:5 Okay Awesome Oct 17, 2005
1:6 Slutty Pumpkin Oct 24, 2005
1:7 Matchmaker Nov 7, 2005
1:9 Belly Full of Turkey Nov 21, 2005
1:10 The Pineapple Incident Nov 28, 2005
1:11 The Limo Dec 19, 2005
1:12 The Wedding Jan 9, 2006
1:13 Drumroll, Please Jan 23, 2006
1:14 Zip, Zip, Zip Feb 6, 2006
1:15 Game Night Feb 27, 2006
1:16 Cupcake Mar 20, 2006
1:17 Life Among the Gorillas Mar 20, 2006
1:18 Nothing Good Happens After 2 A.M. Apr 10, 2006
1:19 Mary the Paralegal Apr 26, 2006
1:20 Best Prom Ever May 1, 2006
1:21 Milk May 8, 2006
1:22 Come On May 15, 2006
1:8 The Duel Nov 14, 2007

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