Barney reluctantly attempts to sell his apartment by holding an open house, during which Ted and Marshall get mistaken for a couple. Tension arises between Lily and Marshall when her new job causes her to spend less time at home.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movie series...

Superman

This Movie Series is referred to by The Fortress part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
Barney compares his life and his apartment to the original Superman series movies 1 through 3.
  • Buy Superman on Amazon
  • Buy Superman on iTunes
  • Buy Superman on GooglePlay

It refers to these television series...

Downton Abbey

This Television Series is referred to by The Fortress part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
The show "Woodworthy Manor" that the group enjoys watching is supposed to represent Downton Abbey.
  • Buy Downton Abbey on Amazon
  • Buy Downton Abbey on iTunes
  • Buy Downton Abbey on GooglePlay

It refers to these movies...

Superman
part of Superman and Superman (Christopher Reeve)

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by The Fortress part of How I Met Your Mother Season 8
Barney's "Fortress of Barnitude" is a reference to Superman's Fortress of Solitude, and Barney also has a "Jor-El cam" which displays a giant floating head in his 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

For True
performed by Trombone Shorty

 

Flashpoint:
Season:  2  / Episode:  2 
The Fortress