By the time their wedding day arrives, nothing seems to be the way Marshall and Lily had envisioned, but surprisingly Barney jumps in to try to save their special day.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movies...

The Shawshank Redemption

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This Movie is referred to by Something Borrowed part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
After shaving his head, Marshall says he's leaving and never coming back. He's going to go "find that money under the rock by the tree and go live with the guys on the beach in Zihuatanejo." Ted says that they are criminals, but Marshall corrects him saying that Andy was falsely accused. This is a reference to The Shawshank Redemption.
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It refers to these people...

Backstreet Boys

This Person is referred to by Something Borrowed part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
After Lily's Cousin gives Marshall's hair "cool" tips, Marshall says, "My hair! She ruined my hair! I look like one of the Backstreet Boys!".
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It plays these songs...

It refers to these songs...

November Rain
performed by Guns N' Roses

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This Song is referred to by Something Borrowed part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
Scooter, Lily's high school boyfriend, shows up in Lily's room before the wedding, trying to win her back. He hopes that reading some poetry, in the form of Guns N' Roses song 'November Rain' will change her mind about marrying Marshall.

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  6  / Episode:  12 
False Positive

This Television Episode refers to Something Borrowed part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
When discussing Ted's role as Punchy's best man, Robin brings up Marshall's accidental haircut in the Season 2 episode "Something Borrowed".

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  22 
The End of the Aisle

This Television Episode refers to Something Borrowed part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
Barney is having trouble writing his vows. Marshall and Lily offer to help, but Barney tells them that they didn't keep any of their wedding vows. He tells them that their pre-wedding wedding was sweet, showing a flashback to the episode 'Something Borrowed'.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  19 
Vesuvius

This Television Episode refers to Something Borrowed part of How I Met Your Mother Season 2
A flashback is shown to Lily and Marshall's wedding, when Marshall freaks out over his frosted hair, and shaves his head.

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Larger Than Life
performed by Backstreet Boys

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I Want It That Way
performed by Backstreet Boys

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Contradiction
performed by Backstreet Boys

Everybody (Backstreet's Back)
performed by Backstreet Boys

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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

 

Something Borrowed

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