The homecoming isn't going well for the Goodwins: Jimmy discovers that it's not easy to get away with crimes in such a small town and Lucinda having a boyfriend disappoints Henry. Meanwhile, Chloe invites April to a party to try to make amends.
As the gang prepares to head out to Robin and Barney’s wedding, Ted invites Lily to see the house he's finally finished fixing up. Meanwhile, Robin and Barney’s night of relaxation is ruined by an obnoxious couple, and Marshall takes the baby on a last-minute trip to Minnesota to see his family.moreless
Robin is desperate to find her “something old” she buried in Central Park years earlier for the wedding. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily ask for Ted’s help packing for Italy, and Barney bonds with Robin, Sr..moreless
The gang works together to plan a legendary bachelor party for Barney.
The Captain asks Lily to relocate to Rome for a year to work as his art consultant, but she is afraid Marshall will resent her if she agrees. Ted and Barney notice a beautiful woman wearing a puffy coat and become obsessed with finding out what she's hiding.moreless
Ted and Barney's future versions attempt to persuade present day Ted to go see Robots Versus Wrestlers. Marshall and Robin have a dance-off.
After Ted and Jeannette part ways, Barney steps in as matchmaker using the supposedly-destroyed Playbook. Meanwhile, Marshall gets some unexpected attention at an art gallery opening where Lily is battling to make a good impression.moreless
When Ted receives an unexpected call from The Captain the gang reminisced about their last awkward encounter with him.
Ted is reluctant to break up with his crazy girlfriend Jeanette. Meanwhile, Robin becomes attached to Marvin after finally holding him for the first time.
Robin's past as a Canadian pop star is revisited when Barney uncovers the lost episode of a music documentary series in which she was featured as Robin Sparkles. Marshall and Lily have some concerns about Ted's latest girlfriend.moreless
Robin finds out that, the world is harder with a ring. Marshall is trying new outfit which looks, that Lily loves. Ted is dating a younger girl and Barney isencourageing him to hold her from some reason.moreless
After Robin and Barney get engaged they start planning the wedding, however they still need Robin's dad's permission for it to happen. Meanwhile Tedstruggleswith letting Robin go. Marshall and Lily have troubles with Marvin, who never stops crying.moreless
As Ted and Robin try to help Lily get through her contractions, Marshall struggles to get back to New York City before she gives birth.
At Barney's future wedding, everyone remembers when they made Ted go after a girl who'd gotten away.
The baby shower makes Marshall realize just how close fatherhood is for him. Meanwhile, Ted dates a slew of girls, all of whom bring up memories of Robin.
Barney tries to get Ted out to make every night legendary. Meanwhile, Marshall obsesses over determining about whom Lily had a sex dream, and Robin gets a crash course in overnight fame.
Ted, Marshall, and Barney get together to watch the Star Wars trilogy and imagine where they may be three years from now. Meanwhile, Barney and Quinn move in together.
The rest of the gang tries to intervene when Barney announces Quinn's moving in with him. Meanwhile, Ted and Robin clash over subletting Quinn's rent-controlled apartment.
Barney continues his pursuit of Quinn. Ted has to deal with Robin's old room, while Robin gets a taste of suburban life from Marshall and Lily.
Ted tells Robin he still has feelings for her. Barney hunts for Marshall and Lily's sex tape.
A weekend Vermont vacation with Marshall and Lily sees Robin and Kevin discuss getting serious. Meanwhile, Barney meets a girl who seems to know his moves before he makes them.
Ted's spat with Garrison Cootes, Barney's encounter with a crazed divorcée, and Mickey's basement apiary all throw kinks into Marshall and Lily's housewarming party.
Lily and Marshall's plan to officially move to the suburbs hits a snag when Lily's father refuses to leave. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang hits a strip club.
Marshall tailgates at his father's grave to keep a tradition alive. Ted and Barney start their own bar. Robin's pressed into service when Sandy is too drunk to be on the air.
Robin receives bad news and tries to hide it from the gang. Marshall hopes to make his home's Christmas decorations the best in the neighborhood.