Stuart's ex-wife takes his dog, so they guys try to get it back. Meanwhile, Gil's daughter cancels their camping trip, and Carter wishes to date Frank's daughter.
Carter, Frank, Stuart, and Gil have a boys' night out after Carter is left at the altar to try and get him back into the dating scene.
Would-be wedding coordinator Jane tries to talk Pete and Penny out of eloping by taking the gang to a wedding expo. At the expo, Max and Brad end up in the gay wedding part while Alex and Dave are forced to deal with their own wedding issues.moreless
While Alex is away at her Rom-Com Com, Brad and Penny accidentally break her favorite childhood memento. While attempting to glue it back together, Alex's racist parrot dies from the glue fumes. Jane and Dave go overboard trying to find a match for Max.moreless
It's another wedding for the gang. Derrick and Eric are getting married but the big question looming is whether there will be, as Derrick likes to say, "DRAMA". Brad has something important to tell Jane but she's busy helping Eric with reception details. Max tries to work up the nerve to perform with his old band. And Penny is again all alone at a wedding until she meets a guy via Skype.moreless
Alex finds she is dreaming about Pete while on vacation with Ben. Meanwhile, Walt prepares for his latest theater debut and Alex's neighbor lashes out at Pete's crew.
Dave's new liquor license brings in lots of new business to the "Steak Me Home Tonight" truck but his friends are avoiding him. He thinks they're jealous of his success but it's really all about the effects of his new signature drink.moreless
Max's high school girlfriend, Angie, is back in town and each of the gang has a different reaction after meeting her. But Max declares a "code war" when Dave starts dating Angie. Jane decides to get a "work husband" after she discovers that Brad has a "work wife".moreless
The Ducky Tie is the third episode of the seventh season of How I Met Your Mother. The four friends, Marshall Eriksen, Lily Aldrin, Ted Mosby and Barney Stinson, are meeting at Marshall's favorite Japanese restaurant despite Barney's dislike of Japanese food. The friends discuss Ted's recent encounter with his ex-girlfriend, Victoria, and Barney's curiosity about Lily's changing body due to her pregnancy.