Season 4 Episodes

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The Leap

Season 4, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/18/2009
Ted is trying to keep his architecture firm afloat by doing an all-nighter, but Marshall tries to lure him to the roof for a surprise 31st birthday party, on the fourth season finale.
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As Fast as She Can

Season 4, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/11/2009
Ted is trying to find a new job, and when an old acquaintance tries to help nothing goes as planned.
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Right Place Right Time

Season 4, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/4/2009
Ted ponders how being in the right place at the right time can impact a person's life; Barney celebrates his 200th female conquest.
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The Three Days Rule

Season 4, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/27/2009
Ted breaks one of Barney and Marshall's relationship rules, texting a woman he recently met, so the pair play a joke on Ted by pretending to be the woman.
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Mosbius Designs

Season 4, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/13/2009
Ted goes out on his own as an architect and hires an intern to help get things started, but the intern gets a little too close to others in the gang.
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Season 4, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/30/2009
When Barney learns Ted has a list of things he thinks the gang is too old to do, he sets out to do every task within 24 hours in order to prove Ted wrong.
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Old King Clancy

Season 4, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/23/2009
Marshall and Barney lie to keep Ted from finding out the headquarters he'd been hired to design for GNB has been cancelled.
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The Front Porch

Season 4, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/16/2009
Ted learns that not only did Lily plant another woman's earring in his bed for Karen to find, she has meddled in some of his other relationships as well.
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Sorry, Bro

Season 4, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/9/2009
Marshall and Lily are less than thrilled when they hear that Ted's college girlfriend (Laura Prepon) has moved to New York.
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The Stinsons

Season 4, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/2/2009
The gang thinks that Barney must have a secret girlfriend after noticing his bizarre behavior.
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The Possimpible

Season 4, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/2/2009
Robin, desperate to find a job before she is deported, agrees to let Barney produce a video resume for her.
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Three Days of Snow

Season 4, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/19/2009
Lily and Marshall try to continue their airport reunion tradition. Barney and Ted offer to keep MacLaren's open during a blizzard so they can meet up with some college girls.
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Season 4, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/12/2009
Ted and Robin discover that sex with each other solve their fights as roommates, which makes Barney very jealous and angry.
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Little Minnesota

Season 4, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/15/2008
Ted tries to keep his irresponsible sister from hooking up with Barney during her trip to New York, and Robin starts hanging out with Marshall at a bar for Minnesotans, not telling them that she's really Canadian.
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The Fight

Season 4, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/8/2008
Ted (to prove he's not a milquetoast) and Barney (to impress Robin) pick a fight with a group of guys sitting in the gang's favorite booth at MacLaren's.
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The Naked Man

Season 4, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/24/2008
The gang learns a new way to get their dates to sleep with them after Ted walks in on Robin's date sitting naked on the couch.
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Season 4, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/17/2008
A birthday party for one of Lily's co-workers leads to Robin connecting with a group of single partiers known as the "Woo Girls".
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Not a Father's Day

Season 4, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/10/2008
Barney creates a holiday to celebrate not being a father. Meanwhile, Lily and Marshall are considering having a baby, but Lily first wants advice from Ted and Robin.
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Happily Ever After

Season 4, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/3/2008
A serendipitous meeting with someone from his past has Ted thinking about how he would handle running into someone he would prefer to forget.
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Shelter Island

Season 4, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/20/2008
Ted and Stella move up their wedding date, but the wedding may not go off as planned after Ted breaks the "No Exes Rule" and invites Robin to come in from Japan for the wedding.
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Season 4, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/13/2008
When Ted is packing his stuff for his move to New Jersey, he discovers that the gang was going to hold an intervention for his engagement to Stella and demands they hold it anyway.
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I Heart NJ

Season 4, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/6/2008
When Stella's babysitter cancels, a night out turns into the gang hanging out at her place, and Ted talks up New Jersey.
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The Best Burger in New York

Season 4, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/29/2008
Marshall claims that he had the best hamburger in the world during his first week in New York City, but he forgot where the burger joint is located.
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Do I Know You?

Season 4, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/22/2008
Ted and Stella get engaged, but Ted soon learns that he doesn't know anything about her. Meanwhile, Barney confesses to Lily that he's in love with Robin.