How I Met Your Mother

We're Not From Here

Season 3, Ep 2, Aired 10/1/07
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  • Episode Description
  • Ted and Barney pretend to be visitors to New York City to pick up women. Robin is still dating Gael. Marshall and Lily prepare letters to each other to be read after their death.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Josh Radnor

    Ted Mosby

  • Jason Segel

    Marshall Eriksen

  • Neil Patrick Harris

    Barney Stinson

  • Alyson Hannigan

    Lily Aldrin

  • Bob Saget

    Voice of Ted, 2030

  • Fan Reviews (16)
  • The story of how Robin comes back

    By Lostindharma, Sep 13, 2012

  • Ted and Barney pretend to be from Tennessee in order to pick up women.

    By pudgebyrd722, May 10, 2012

  • Marshall and Lily write their death letters.

    By Jon_MW_14, Aug 17, 2011

  • Average.

    By Canogaparkcindy, Apr 28, 2010

  • "Trust no one not even Ted"

    By efc91, Nov 11, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Robin: Well, I have to have a job.
      Vacation Robin: `I have to have a jobĀ“ It's so American.
      Robin: I'm Canadian. You know that.

    • Barney: (to Ted) You and I, we have to bend over backwards to get women to... bend over backwards.

    • Ted: You guys live in New Jersey, not New York?
      Colleen: Yeah, but don't worry. It's pretty much New York.
      Ted: Oh, no. Oh, no-
      Barney: Oh, no.
      Ted: New Jersey is not pretty much New York, and you are not pretty much New Yorkers.
      Colleen: And how would you know?
      Ted: Because I live here! That's right, I live here. Yes, we're full of crap. Yes, we pretended to be from out of town so we could sleep with you and leave in the morning. But you know what's even worse than that? Saying you're a New Yorker when you're not. Because this is the greatest city in the world, and you have to earn the right to call yourself a New Yorker. So why don't you girls crawl into the open sewer pipe you call the Holland tunnel and flush yourselves back to 'pretty much New York.' Because I will do a lot to get laid, but I am NOT going to New Jersey!

    • Marshall: I am such a jerk.
      Barney: Yeah. Wait, why?

    • Lily: Baby, could you sign this?
      Marshall: Wow. You wrote on both sides of a thank you card to my third cousin for a blender you haven't even taken out of the box yet.
      Lily: It's a really nice blender.
      Marshall: Well, if you like the blender so much why don't you marry it?
      Lily: I can't, I married you. That's how we got the blender.

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    Notes (3)

    • The German episode title is "Wir sind nicht von hier", an exact translation. The French title is "La tourista". The Italian title is "La lettera", meaning "The Letter".

    • Featured Music: "Somebody's Me" by Enrique Iglesias

    • International Air Dates: Czech Republic: September 20, 2010 on Prima COOL

    Trivia (2)

    • The framed newspaper article in Marshall's office in the year 2029 reads: "N.Y.C lawyer captures 'Nessy'." The Nessy reference is a nod to Marshall's belief in the Loch Ness monster.

    • This episode was previously titled "New Jersey".

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