- Date: June 3, 1983
- Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by First Time in New York part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
Later, Barney tries to use stories from Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Risky Business and WarGames as his "first time" stories, but his friends call him on it.
The film follows David Lightman (Broderick), a young hacker who unwittingly accesses WOPR, a United States military supercomputer programmed to predict possible outcomes of nuclear war. Lightman gets WOPR to run a nuclear war simulation, originally believing it to be a computer game. The simulation causes a national nuclear missile scare and nearly starts World War III.