Season 1 Episodes

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Come On

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/15/2006
Ted tries to keep Robin from going on a camping trip so that she can spend time with him. Barney enlists the help of an old flame to perform a rain dance.
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Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/8/2006
When a matchmaking company calls Ted claiming they have found his soul mate, he is forced to postpone his date when Lily asks for his help.
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Best Prom Ever

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 5/1/2006
Lily, Barney and Robin attend a high school prom to scout out a potential band for Lily and Marshall's wedding reception.
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Mary the Paralegal

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/24/2006
Robin is nominated to receive an award for a news report and everyone needs a date to take to the show.
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Nothing Good Happens After 2 A.M.

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/10/2006
Robin, who is very lonely, asks Ted to come over to her apartment after 2 A.M., but he isn't sure if he wants to go as he has a phone call on the way over with his friends, and with Victoria on his mind
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Life Among the Gorillas

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/20/2006
Marshall interns at the corporation where Barney works and finds that he is becoming a shallow jerk as he tries to fit in with his Barney-like coworkers.
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Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/6/2006
Things are going great with Ted and Victoria's relationship, but when Victoria is offered her dream job, the couple have to make serious relationship decisions.
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Game Night

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/27/2006
A mysterious tape arrives for Barney from one of his numerous ex-girlfriends, and the entire gang watches it.
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Zip, Zip, Zip

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/6/2006
After agreeing to take things slowly and not have sex for a month, Ted and Victoria decide that they have waited long enough.
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Drumroll, Please

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/23/2006
Ted finds a new woman at the wedding. They want to remember the evening so they don't exchange last names or numbers; but Ted takes a big fall when he tries to find out her name.
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The Wedding

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/9/2006
Robin accepts Ted's invite to a friend's wedding, but thanks to Ted, the couple may never make it down the aisle.
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The Limo

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/19/2005
A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature monologues and present a look back at some of the best comedy skits and musical numbers of the past two and a half decades.
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The Pineapple Incident

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/28/2005
After being forced into knocking back 5 shots, so he will stop thinking, Ted goes on a partying rampage.
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Belly Full of Turkey

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/21/2005
Ted and Robin are surprised to run into Barney when they volunteer at a homeless shelter on Thanksgiving.
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The Duel

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/14/2005
As Lily becomes more of a permanent fixture in the apartment, Ted feels like he is being edged out of the mix by his engaged roomies.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/7/2005
When a matchmaker with a 100% success rate turns Ted away because he is not compatible with any of the available women in her database, he is still determined that he is going to find his match.
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Slutty Pumpkin

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/24/2005
Ted makes his yearly pilgrimage to the rooftop Halloween party in search of a girl dressed as a pumpkin who he met years ago.
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Okay Awesome

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/17/2005
Ted and Barney start checking out the club scene with their friend Robin, whereas Lily and Marshall try to participate in some more "grown-up" activities, as they draw slowly nearer to their wedding.
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Return of the Shirt

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/10/2005
Ted's outlook on his continuing search for love is altered when he rediscovers a shirt that has not seen daylight in years.
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Sweet Taste of Liberty

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/3/2005
Ted agrees to let Barney spice up his love life, and ends up on a crazy adventure of flying to Philadelphia, encountering the law and visiting the Liberty Bell.
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Purple Giraffe

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/26/2005
In a desperate attempt for a second date, Ted invites Robin to a party he is throwing. However, she doesn't show up and he keeps throwing parties in the hopes she will finally arrive.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/19/2005
When Ted's best friend Marshall proposes to his girlfriend, Lily, Ted realizes he'd better get a move on if he hopes to find true love.