Zoey's ex-husband, The Captain, unexpectedly calls Ted; and the gang reminisces about what happened when they last saw him a year and a half earlier. Lily gets a surprising new career opportunity when The Captain offers her a job as his art consultant.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movies...

Dumbo
part of The Wonderful World of Disney

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by The Ashtray part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
At the art gallery, Lily talks to The Captain about a painting of an elephant that she likes. She says, "You'd have to be a real Dumbo not to enjoy it. Get it? Because it's an elephant?".

It refers to these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  6  / Episode:  7 
Canning Randy

This Television Episode is referred to by The Ashtray part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
Becky, Robin's annoying former co-worker, makes an appearance in this episode. A clip of Becky's Boat show commercial is shown, first seen in the episode, 'Canning Randy'.

It refers to these television series...

Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami

This Television Series is referred to by The Ashtray part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
The Captain sets up his DVR to record Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami and The Real Housewives of Miami.
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The Real Housewives of Miami

This Television Series is referred to by The Ashtray part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
The Captain sets up his DVR to record Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami and The Real Housewives of Miami.
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It shows these video games...

Donkey Kong Jr.
part of Donkey Kong

This Video Game is shown on The Ashtray part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
This arcade game is in Ted's apartment.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

How I Met Your Mother Season 8

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
8:1 Farhampton Sep 24, 2012
8:2 The Pre-Nup Oct 1, 2012
8:3 Nannies Oct 8, 2012
8:4 Who Wants to Be A Godparent? Oct 15, 2012
8:5 The Autumn of Break-Ups Nov 5, 2012
8:6 Splitsville Nov 12, 2012
8:7 The Stamp Tramp Nov 19, 2012
8:8 Twelve Horny Women Nov 26, 2012
8:9 Lobster Crawl Dec 3, 2012
8:10 The Over-Correction Dec 10, 2012
8:11 The Final Page (Part 1) Dec 17, 2012
8:12 The Final Page (Part 2) Dec 17, 2012
8:13 Band of DJ? Jan 14, 2013
8:14 Ring Up! Jan 21, 2013
8:15 P.S. I Love You Feb 4, 2013
8:16 Bad Crazy Feb 11, 2013
8:17 The Ashtray Feb 18, 2013
8:18 Weekend at Barney's Feb 25, 2013
8:19 The Fortress Mar 18, 2013
8:20 The Time-Travelers Mar 25, 2013
8:21 Romeward Bound Apr 15, 2013
8:22 The Bro Mitzvah Apr 29, 2013
8:23 Something Old May 6, 2013
8:24 Something New May 13, 2013