How I Met Your Mother

Something Blue

Season 2, Ep 22, Aired 5/14/07
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  • Episode Description
  • It's still Marshall and Lily's big wedding day but now we're at the reception. Robin tries to tell a story but keeps getting interrupted. Barney tries his hardest to figure out Ted and Robin's secret.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alyson Hannigan

    Lily Aldrin

  • Bob Saget

    Voice of Ted, 2030

  • Cobie Smulders

    Robin Scherbatsky

  • Jason Segel

    Marshall Eriksen

  • Josh Radnor

    Ted Mosby

  • Fan Reviews (15)
  • Season 2 Finale and a secret (spoilers)

    By Lostindharma, Sep 08, 2012

  • Ted and Robin share a secret to Barney at the wedding reception.

    By pudgebyrd722, May 09, 2012

  • We see part two of Lily's and Marshall's Weding Day. Barney finds out that Robin and Ted are hiding a secret and does everything to find out what it is. And yes it's a huge one.

    By wonderwoman87, Jun 24, 2007

  • Lily and Marshall have their wedding reception.

    By Jon_MW_14, Aug 17, 2011

  • A fantastic finale to a fantastic season, featuring everything I love about HIMYM.

    By AntiPolly666, Jun 22, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (11)

    • Robin: Wait, I can't do this to you. I want to go to Argentina, but you want to have kids. Ted: Oh, right, because there's no kids in Argentina. On Santa's map there's a big X over Argentina.

    • Robin: I'm a journalist. My career could take me anywhere, and I hope it does. Ted: I'm an architect. I could go anywhere, too. They have buildings in Argentina and Paris. And even Tokyo; I don't know if you ever saw Godzilla, but he wasn't knocking down a bunch of tents.

    • Lily: Oh... does it make you kind of sad that we don't share the same last name? Marshall: You know, in a totally evolved 21st century kind of way, a little. Lily: Oh... you know what we should do? We should come up with a whole new last name. Marshall: Oh, that's easy. Lily and Marshall Skywalker. Lily: Lily and Marshall Hasselhoff. Marshall: I got it! You ready? You ready? Lily: Yeah? Marshall: Lily and Marshall Awesome. Have you met the Awesomes? Marshall, Lily, their son Totally and their daughter Frickin? (Both giggle) Lily: I love you, Mr. Awesome. Marshall: I love you, Mrs. Awesome.

    • Ted: Alright, have fun in Scotland. See the Loch Ness monster, tell him Ted Mosby says, 'What's up?' Marshall: Nessie is a she, Ted, come on.

    • Barney: You'll be at home with the kid, while I am out awesome-ing. All over the place. (turns to Robin) And you gonna be fat.

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    Notes (4)

    • The German episode title is "Kinder oder Argentinien", meaning "Kids or Argentina". The French title is "Les PoupĂ©es Russes", meaning "The Russian Dolls". The Italian title is "Fine di una storia", meaning "The End of a Story".

    • International Airdates: Czech Republic: February 10, 2010 on Prima COOL

    • Awards and Nominations: This episode won the 2007 Emmy Award for Outstanding Art Direction for a Multi-Camera Series. This episode was nominated for the 2008 Excellence in Production Design Award for Television - Multi-Camera Television Series.

    • Music: "No One Here" by The 88; "Sea Green See Blue" by Jaymay

    Trivia (4)

    • Robin doesn't like kids, and that even was the reason she and Ted broke up. Yet she walks off to dance with the little boy at the end of the episode.

    • When the proposal takes place, the bride-to-be has her left hand over her mouth the whole time, therefore the groom-to-be must have placed the ring on her right finger.

    • The proposal in the restaurant was authentic. Tim Russo asked one of the writer's assistants if he could visit and propose to Jana Rugan on the HIMYM set, who then asked Carter Bays and Craig Thomas. They accepted. To keep Jana unaware, the first few takes had a different person announcing it was his ring; after a code phrase, Tim stood up and announced it was his, and then proposed to Jana. Jana's acceptance had to be dubbed in post-production due to her being overcome with emotion at being asked.

    • In Single Stamina, Ted and Robin are shown dancing together, despite the fact that the scene takes place after this episode (as indicated by Marshall referring to Lily as his wife) and therefore are broken up. The scene from Single Stamina was written to be vague enough that they could either be together (as judged from the dancing) or broken up (as the point behind the episode is that couples don't stay out late, and Ted and Robin stayed out post-Marshall and Lily).

    Allusions (1)

    • Ted and Barney's end dialogue is reminiscent of the ending of nearly every Boston Legal episode. Both times two main characters are drinking whiskey while smoking cigars on a balcony summarizing the events past.

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