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How I Met Your Mother Season 2 Episodes

22 Episodes 2006 - 2007

In the sitcom's second season, Ted (Josh Radnor) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) become a couple after finally getting together at the end of Season 1. Meanwhile, a heartbroken Marshall (Jason Segel) struggles to move on after his breakup with Lily (Alyson Hannigan), who ended their engagement in order to pursue an art fellowship in San Francisco. In other events, new information about Robin's past comes to light, and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) engages in a "slap bet"—a wager in which the winner gets to slap the loser in the face as hard as possible—with Marshall.

Episode 1

Where Were We?

Mon, Sep 18, 2006 30 mins

Ted and Robin are now in love, but they have little time to enjoy it. They're too busy trying, along with Barney, to help a depressed Marshall get over losing Lily. George Clinton has a cameo. Odd-Looking Guy: Gilbert John. Marshall: Jason Segel.

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Episode 2

The Scorpion and the Toad

Mon, Sep 25, 2006 30 mins

With Ted no longer looking for love, Barney turns his attention to finding someone new for Marshall to help him forget about Lily. Meanwhile, Robin has a surprise guest. Art Professor: Richard Wharton. Mike: Josh Wingate. Paula: Kelly Mullis. Amy: Aisha Kabia.

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Episode 3

Brunch

Mon, Oct 2, 2006 30 mins

Ted flies his parents (Michael Gross, Cristine Rose) to New York to celebrate their 30th anniversary and meet Robin, but a brunch outing proves disastrous when Ted learns something startling about his mom and dad. Wendy: Charlene Amoia. Waitress: Noel True.

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Episode 4

Ted Mosby, Architect

Mon, Oct 9, 2006 30 mins

Robin and Ted have their first fight after she tells him his architect work stories are boring. Then, believing Ted may be cheating to get back at her, Robin goes to find him.

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Episode 5

World's Greatest Couple

Mon, Oct 16, 2006 30 mins

When Lily's tiny apartment becomes unbearable, Barney uncharacteristically lets her stay with him, then gets her to pretend she's his wife and chase away one-night stands the morning after. Dawn: Valerie Azlynn. Brad: Joe Manganiello. Kara: Aisha Kabia.

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Episode 6

Aldrin Justice

Mon, Oct 23, 2006 30 mins

Believing that Marshall's recently divorced professor (Jane Seymour) is giving out poor grades because of unfulfilled sexual needs, Barney sets out to satisfy her; Lily gets a job in Ted's office and tries to teach his insufferable boss (Bryan Cranston) a lesson.

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Episode 7

Swarley

Mon, Nov 6, 2006 30 mins

Marshall starts dating a woman (Morena Baccarin) and they really hit it off, but Barney and Ted tell him he has to dump her because she has "crazy eyes." Lauren: Dana Power. Janine: Vanessa Vander Pluym. Man: Shawn Carter Peterson.

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Episode 8

Atlantic City

Mon, Nov 13, 2006 30 mins

Marshall and Lily, together again, decide to elope in Atlantic City, and they gather Barney, Ted and Robin to take part in the wedding. Chinese Man: Jim Lau. Receptionist: Patricia Belcher. Paul: Michael David Cheng.

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Episode 9

Slap Bet

Mon, Nov 20, 2006 30 mins

Everyone discovers that Robin has an aversion to malls because of a secret from her past, and Ted tries to get her to reveal what happened. Barney is convinced she made a porn film, while Marshall thinks she's married. Reverend: Wayne Nickel.

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Episode 10

Single Stamina

Mon, Nov 27, 2006 30 mins

Barney's black, gay brother, James (Wayne Brady), visits and Robin, the only one in the group who's never met him, is surprised. But James has a surprise for Barney that he finds hard to accept. Concerned Guy: Jamison Yang. Muscular Guy: Timothy Heinrich. Flamboyant Guy: Michael Cotter.

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Episode 11

How Lily Stole Christmas

Mon, Dec 11, 2006 30 mins

Ted almost ruins Christmas for everyone when, still carrying around anger toward Lily, he calls her a horribly disgusting name.

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Episode 12

First Time in New York

Mon, Jan 8, 2007 30 mins

Robin wants to tell Ted she loves him, but she can't make the leap. Meanwhile, her sister (Lucy Hale) visits and brings her boyfriend (Ryan Pinkston), and Robin doesn't react well when her sister says she's ready to lose her virginity. Brian: Brian Kubach.

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Episode 13

Columns

Mon, Jan 22, 2007 30 mins

When Ted is constantly insulted by his former boss (Bryan Cranston), who is now working for him on a project, he is told to fire the man, but he finds that a hard thing to do. Meanwhile, Barney offers Lily a lot of money to paint a nude portrait of him.

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Episode 14

Monday Night Football

Mon, Feb 5, 2007 30 mins

The gang feel obligated to attend a funeral being held while the Super Bowl is being played, and they vow to avoid hearing anything about the game so they can all watch it the next night. Emmitt Smith has a cameo. Doug: Nicholas Roget-King. Producer: Monique Edwards.

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Episode 15

Lucky Penny

Mon, Feb 12, 2007 30 mins

Ted misses a flight to Chicago for a job interview, and while he and Robin wait for news of an alternate flight, they recall through flashbacks the sequence of events that caused the mishap, in an effort to find the person responsible. Phyllis: Meredith Scott Lynn.

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Episode 16

Stuff

Mon, Feb 19, 2007 30 mins

Robin is uneasy with Ted keeping gifts from past lovers in the apartment, so the two of them ask the gang to vote on whether the objects should stay or go. Meanwhile, Lily expects everyone to attend a play she's in. Floppy-Haired Guy: Jason Lopez.

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Episode 17

Arrivederci, Fiero

Mon, Feb 26, 2007 30 mins

As Marshall's beloved Fiero prepares to hit 200,000 miles, it stops dead. While the gang wait in the garage for the verdict, they recall, through flashbacks, their Fiero memories, which include the story of how Marshall and Ted became friends.

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Episode 18

Moving Day

Mon, Mar 19, 2007 30 mins

Ted decides to move in with Robin but Barney hijacks the truck filled with Ted's belongings on moving day in an effort to prevent the union. Meanwhile, Lily and Marshall find it hard to adjust to not having Ted with them. Sarah: Rachelle Lefevre. Pretty Girl: Jessica Barth.

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Episode 19

Bachelor Party

Mon, Apr 9, 2007 30 mins

Barney scraps Marshall's bachelor-party plans and then disregards his wishes by hiring a stripper. Stuart: Matt Boren. Brad: Joe Manganiello. Grandma Lois: K Callan. Aunt Florence: Patricia Place. Janice: Meagen Fay.

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Episode 20

Showdown

Mon, Apr 30, 2007 30 mins

Barney, who has always wanted to meet Bob Barker, has his wish fulfilled when he appears on "The Price Is Right." Bob Barker and Rich Fields appear as themselves. Wendy: Charlene Amoia. Young Barney: Tanner Maguire.

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Episode 21

Something Borrowed

Mon, May 7, 2007 30 mins

Marshall and Lily's wedding is plagued by problems, but Barney, of all people, saves the day. Andrea: Shulie Cowen. Janice: Meagen Fay. Scooter: David Burtka. Brad: Joe Manganiello.

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Episode 22

Something Blue

Mon, May 14, 2007 30 mins

In the second-season finale, Barney finds out at Lily and Marshall's wedding reception that Ted and Robin have a big secret, and he tries to get it out of them. Grandma Lois: K Callan. Waiter: Mark Cirillo. Lucille: Scarlett Lam.

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