Ted bumps into Trudy (the girl who snuck out Ted's bedroom window in "The Pineapple Incident"). While on a date with her, her sorority sister Rachel shows up and acts very interested in Ted. He tries to orchestrate a threesome ("tricycle"), but never reveals if it actually happened.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these television series...

Days of Our Lives

This Television Series is referred to by Third Wheel part of How I Met Your Mother Season 3
After showing Ted "The Belt", Barney gives himself a crown for sleeping with one of the cast members from Days of our Lives.
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It refers to these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  1  / Episode:  10 
The Pineapple Incident

This Television Episode is referred to by Third Wheel part of How I Met Your Mother Season 3
Ted reminds the group of Trudy, from 'The Pineapple Incident', who he has met by chance again in the bar.

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  8  / Episode:  16 
Bad Crazy

This Television Episode refers to Third Wheel part of How I Met Your Mother Season 3
At the beginning of the episode, future Ted is telling his children that being single is fun. Several clips are shown of Ted and his various girlfriends throughout the series. A clip of Ted sitting on the couch with Rachel and Trudy from the episode, 'The Third Wheel' is shown.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

How I Met Your Mother Season 3

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
3:1 Wait For It Sep 24, 2007
3:2 We're Not From Here Oct 1, 2007
3:3 Third Wheel Oct 8, 2007
3:4 Little Boys Oct 15, 2007
3:5 How I Met Everyone Else Oct 20, 2007
3:6 I'm Not That Guy Oct 29, 2007
3:7 Dowiesetrepla Nov 5, 2007
3:8 Spoiler Alert Nov 12, 2007
3:9 Slapsgiving Nov 19, 2007
3:10 The Yips Nov 26, 2007
3:11 The Platinum Rule Dec 10, 2007
3:12 No Tomorrow Mar 17, 2008
3:13 Ten Sessions Mar 24, 2008
3:14 The Bracket Mar 31, 2008
3:15 The Chain of Screaming Apr 14, 2008
3:16 Sandcastles in the Sand Apr 21, 2008
3:17 The Goat Apr 28, 2008
3:18 Rebound Bro May 5, 2008
3:19 Everything Must Go May 12, 2008
3:20 Miracles May 19, 2008

 

That '70s Show:
Season:  4  / Episode:  11 
The Third Wheel

 

The O.C.:
Season:  1  / Episode:  15 
The Third Wheel


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