How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
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Life Among the Gorillas 

With Victoria in Germany, Ted faces the pitfalls of long-distance relationships. Marshall has trouble fitting in at Barney's company.

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After a month of long-distance-relationship with Victoria, she's already sent Ted three care packages full of stuff he likes, but he hasn't sent her any. Marshall works in Barney's office and doesn't like it all or the people he works with, but Barney talks him once again into keeping the job. Marshall decides that it must be easier to work in the office if he adapts to the people he is working with and gets some "get psyched" training from Barney. Written by Sab

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Comedy | Romance

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20 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The first appearance of Colbie Smulder's husband, Taran Killam as Gary Blauman. See more »

Goofs

During Barney and Marshall's discussion about the penguin poster, the clock behind Barney shows inconsistent times. See more »

Quotes

Marshall: [after telling Lily how he wants to provide them with the 'life ideal' of home, school for the children, et al] I know that you don't need it, but I love you and I want to give it to you anyway. I want to give you the package.
Lily: The package? You've already given me the package. You've got a great package, Marshall. I love your package.
Marshall: Lily, you're the most incredible woman I know, and you deserve a big package.
Lily: Your package has always been big enough. You may not realize this Marshall Eriksen, ...
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Connections

Features How I Met Your Mother: Cupcake (2006) See more »

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Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Bon Scott
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris
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The title's better than the episode
28 July 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

(1) How much do I like this episode? 2/5. (2) Directing: 2/3. (3) Editing: 2/3. (4) Plot/Story: 3/5. (5) Dialogue: 2/3. (6) Memorability/Uniqueness: 2/3. (7) Quality of characters: 2/2. (8) Acting: 3/5. (9) Cinematography: 2/4. (10) Style/Art Direction/Wardrobe/Make-up & Hair: 2/3. (11) Emotion/Experience of watching it/Catharsis: 2/5. (12) Entertainment value: 2/4. (13) Overall quality: 3/5.

Overall rating: 29/50, which is 58% and so a 6/10.


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