Ted gets nervous about his first class, but later learns that the students are from a different course. Robin and Barney resist Marshall and Lily's pressure about discussing the actual status of their relationship.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movie series...

Indiana Jones

This Movie Series is referred to by Definitions part of How I Met Your Mother Season 5
Marshall gives Ted a gift in honor of his first day as a college professor. He gives Ted a fedora hat and a whip, so he can be just like 'Indiana Jones'.
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It refers to these movies...

Batman & Robin
part of Batman

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Definitions part of How I Met Your Mother Season 5
One of the fake definitions Barney and Robin write to Lily about their relationship reads "Barnman and Robin", referencing Batman and Robin.

Gremlins
part of Gremlins

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Definitions part of How I Met Your Mother Season 5
Barney compares women to Gremlins explaining the same rules apply.
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Predator
part of Predator

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Definitions part of How I Met Your Mother Season 5
How to pick a tie? Simple! Remember Predator?
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  8  / Episode:  1 
Farhampton

This Television Episode refers to Definitions part of How I Met Your Mother Season 5
Barney gives a 60 second explanation of his relationship with Robin, telling Quinn that after he and Ted made up with each other, he (Barney) and Robin started dating. The first mention of Barney and Robin being in a relationship together is in the episode 'Definitions'.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  16 
How Your Mother Met Me

This Television Episode refers to Definitions part of How I Met Your Mother Season 5
Once "The Mother" decides what she wants to do with her life (end poverty) she decides to go back to school to major in Economics. Her first day of class is a flashback to the episode 'Definitions', which is Ted's first day as a professor. Ted is teaching Architecture, but is accidentally in the wrong classroom - the classroom where his future wife happens to be sitting, laughing at his corny puns.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

How I Met Your Mother Season 5

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
5:1 Definitions Sep 21, 2009
5:2 Double Date Sep 28, 2009
5:3 Robin 101 Oct 5, 2009
5:4 The Sexless Innkeeper Oct 12, 2009
5:5 Duel Citizenship Oct 19, 2009
5:6 Bagpipes Nov 2, 2009
5:7 The Rough Patch Nov 9, 2009
5:8 The Playbook Nov 16, 2009
5:9 Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of the Slap Nov 23, 2009
5:10 The Window Dec 7, 2009
5:11 Last Cigarette Ever Dec 14, 2009
5:12 Girls Versus Suits Jan 11, 2010
5:13 Jenkins Jan 18, 2010
5:14 Perfect Week Feb 1, 2010
5:15 Rabbit or Duck Feb 8, 2010
5:16 Hooked Mar 1, 2010
5:17 Of Course Mar 8, 2010
5:18 Say Cheese Mar 22, 2010
5:19 Zoo or False Apr 12, 2010
5:20 Home Wreckers Apr 19, 2010
5:21 Twin Beds May 3, 2010
5:22 Robots Versus Wrestlers May 10, 2010
5:23 The Wedding Bride May 17, 2010
5:24 Doppelgangers May 24, 2010

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