The gang tries to help Marshall get over Lily, especially when he finds a credit card bill that leads to a hotel in New York City.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movies...

Love Actually

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This Movie is referred to by Where Were We? part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
Everyone is giving Marshall advice on how he should get over his break up with Lily. Barney says to Robin, "What's your idea? Eat ice cream and watch 'Love Actually' till your periods sync up?".
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It refers to these books...

The Grapes of Wrath
written by

This Book is referred to by Where Were We? part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
Barney's speech about how he, Marshall, and Ted are going to womanize together is a callback to Tom Joad's speech at the end of The Grapes of Wrath.

It plays these songs...

It refers to these songs...

Dancing In The Dark
performed by Bruce Springsteen

This Song is referred to by Where Were We? part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
Lily's mention of dancing on stage with George Clinton "Courteney Cox style," refers to Bruce Springsteen's video of "Dancing in the Dark," in which Springsteen chooses Cox from the crowd to dance with him on stage.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

How I Met Your Mother Season 2

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
2:1 Where Were We? Sep 18, 2006
2:2 The Scorpion and the Toad Sep 25, 2006
2:3 Brunch Oct 2, 2006
2:4 Ted Mosby: Architect Oct 9, 2006
2:5 World's Greatest Couple Oct 16, 2006
2:6 Aldrin Justice Oct 23, 2006
2:7 Swarley Nov 6, 2006
2:8 Atlantic City Nov 13, 2006
2:9 Slap Bet Nov 20, 2006
2:10 Single Stamina Nov 27, 2006
2:11 How Lily Stole Christmas Dec 11, 2006
2:12 First Time in New York Jan 8, 2007
2:13 Columns Jan 20, 2007
2:14 Monday Night Football Feb 5, 2007
2:15 Lucky Penny Feb 12, 2007
2:16 Stuff Feb 19, 2007
2:17 Arrivederci, Fiero Feb 26, 2007
2:18 Moving Day Mar 19, 2007
2:19 Bachelor Party Apr 9, 2007
2:20 Showdown Apr 30, 2007
2:21 Something Borrowed May 7, 2007
2:22 Something Blue May 14, 2007