Although Ted is happy with living alone at his new apartment, Barney tries to convince him about going out every night. Lily has a naughty dream, but Marshall is not in it. Robin finally starts her stint as a news anchor at World Wide News.

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Beauty and the Beast

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This Movie is referred to by Now We're Even part of How I Met Your Mother Season 7
Lily says that she decided not to tell Marshall about her dream that included Frankenstein and the tea cup from 'Beauty and the Beast'.
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Inception

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This Movie is referred to by Now We're Even part of How I Met Your Mother Season 7
Barney confesses to Marshall that he has spent the last 5 years trying to "Inception" Lily.
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Norbit

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This Movie is referred to by Now We're Even part of How I Met Your Mother Season 7
Barney wants every night to be legen...wait for it...dary. He explains that he doesn't want any boring nights, referencing the time that Ted made everyone watch 'Norbit'. Norbit was not legendary.
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Sanford and Son

This Television Series is referred to by Now We're Even part of How I Met Your Mother Season 7
When Barney shows up at Ted's apartment, wanting to go out to do something legendary, Ted tells him no, saying he wants to stay in to eat a Stouffer's lasagna and watch an episode of Sanford and Son that was recorded on his DVR.
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

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

This Television Episode refers to Now We're Even part of How I Met Your Mother Season 7
Ted (the narrator) tells the kids that he's been hurt many times before in life. One clip shown of Ted getting hurt is from the episode 'Now We're Even' when Ted is walking around naked in his new apartment, holding a hot bowl of soup, which he spills on his chest.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  16 
How Your Mother Met Me

This Television Episode refers to Now We're Even part of How I Met Your Mother Season 7
The Mother has a flashback to her first meeting with Louis, her long-term boyfriend, at MacLaren's. When The Mother leaves the bar, she walks past Lily and Barney who hug each other, just as Ted walks in wearing a dress, telling Barney, "OK, now we're even!". This is a clip from the episode, "Now We're Even".

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How I Met Your Mother Season 7

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
7:1 The Best Man Sep 19, 2011
7:2 The Naked Truth Sep 19, 2011
7:3 Ducky Tie Sep 26, 2011
7:4 The Stinson Missile Crisis Oct 3, 2011
7:5 Field Trip Oct 10, 2011
7:6 Mystery Vs. History Oct 17, 2011
7:7 Noretta Oct 24, 2011
7:8 The Slutty Pumpkin Returns Oct 31, 2011
7:9 Disaster Averted Nov 7, 2011
7:10 Tick Tick Tick... Nov 14, 2011
7:11 The Rebound Girl Nov 21, 2011
7:12 Symphony of Illumination Dec 5, 2011
7:13 Tailgate Jan 2, 2012
7:14 46 Minutes Jan 16, 2012
7:15 The Burning Beekeeper Feb 6, 2012
7:16 The Drunk Train Feb 13, 2012
7:17 No Pressure Feb 20, 2012
7:18 Karma Feb 27, 2012
7:19 The Broath Mar 19, 2012
7:20 Trilogy Time Apr 9, 2012
7:21 Now We're Even Apr 16, 2012
7:22 Good Crazy Apr 30, 2012
7:23 The Magician's Code (Part 1) May 14, 2012
7:24 The Magician's Code (Part 2) May 14, 2012