Ted proposes a road trip with Marshall to their favorite pizza parlor in Chicago to reminisce their bachelor days, but Lily wants in on the trip. Barney is seeking US citizenship for Robin, but her Canadian traits still remain.

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What Songs are featured in this Television Episode?

It plays...
O Canada composed by Calixa Lavallée; written by Robert Stanley Weir

O Canada
composed by Calixa Lavallée; written by

This Song is played in Duel Citizenship
Robin ends up her Canadian bar, "The Hoser Hut", singing the national anthem of Canada with some fellow Canadians.

What Books are the basis of this Television Episode?

It parodies...
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog written by John Grogan

Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
written by

This Book is parodied by Duel Citizenship
The audiobook they listen to in the car is an obvious parody of the book Marley & Me, which was adapted into a film.

What Television Series are referenced by this Television Episode?

It refers to...
All in the Family

All in the Family

Dates: January 12, 1971 - April 8, 1979
This Television Series is referred to by Duel Citizenship
Barney is helping Robin prepare for her U.S. Citizenship test by quizzing her on what he thinks is real American knowledge. Robin correctly guesses that it is George Jefferson who was Archie Bunker's neighbor.

More Episodes From...

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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