When Lily and Marshall hear that Ted's college girlfriend, Karen, has moved to New York City, they explain to Barney and Robin how much they dislike her. The episode name was previously known as "Marshall Forgets his Pants" as to Marshall forgetting his pants when going to his work's gym before work.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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The Wire

This Television Series is referred to by Sorry, Bro part of How I Met Your Mother Season 4
Lily says of Karen, "She's gotsta get got," to which Robin replies, "The game is the game." This is a reference to quotes from Omar Little, Brother Mouzone, and Avon Barksdale on The Wire.
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AC/DC

This Person is referred to by Sorry, Bro part of How I Met Your Mother Season 4
Bilson's question about Marshall joining AC/DC is a reference to some of the band members, notably Angus Young, wearing cut-off pants.
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Edward Scissorhands

This Movie is referred to by Sorry, Bro part of How I Met Your Mother Season 4
The scene where Barney cuts Marshall's pants is a reference to Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton, when Edward is clipping bushes (or cutting hair).
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Oliver Twist

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This Movie is referred to by Sorry, Bro part of How I Met Your Mother Season 4
In the conference room Barney says to Marshall, "Please, Sir, may I have some more?" in an English accent. This is adapted from Oliver Twist, when young Oliver begs for food at the workhouse.
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Back in Black
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Highway to Hell
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Thunderstruck
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For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
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How I Met Your Mother Season 4

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
4:24 The Leap May 18, 2008
4:1 Do I Know You? Sep 22, 2008
4:2 The Best Burger in New York Sep 29, 2008
4:3 I Heart NJ Oct 6, 2008
4:4 Intervention Oct 13, 2008
4:5 Shelter Island Oct 20, 2008
4:6 Happily Ever After Nov 3, 2008
4:7 Not a Father's Day Nov 10, 2008
4:8 Woooo! Nov 17, 2008
4:9 The Naked Man Nov 24, 2008
4:10 The Fight Dec 8, 2008
4:11 Little Minnesota Dec 15, 2008
4:12 Benefits Jan 12, 2009
4:13 Three Days of Snow Jan 19, 2009
4:14 The Possimpible Feb 2, 2009
4:15 The Stinsons Mar 2, 2009
4:16 Sorry, Bro Mar 9, 2009
4:17 The Front Porch Mar 16, 2009
4:18 Old King Clancy Mar 23, 2009
4:19 Murtaugh Mar 30, 2009
4:20 Mosbius Designs Apr 13, 2009
4:21 The Three Days Rule Apr 27, 2009
4:22 Right Place Right Time May 4, 2009
4:23 As Fast As She Can May 11, 2009

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