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How I Met Your Mother Season 3 Episodes

20 Episodes 2007 - 2008

The sitcom's third season opens with Robin (Cobie Smulders) going to Argentina to help ease the sting of her breakup with Ted (Josh Radnor), and Ted begins seeing a new woman, a dermatologist named Stella (Sarah Chalke). Meanwhile, newlyweds Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) buy their first home together; and perpetually single Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) begins to have real feelings for one woman. Meanwhile, in 2030, Ted's future self (voiced by Bob Saget) begins to reveal tiny details about the titular mother. Memorable guest stars from the season include Enrique Iglesias, Mandy Moore and Britney Spears.

Episode 1

Wait for It

Mon, Sep 24, 2007 30 mins

The third season begins with Robin introducing her new Argentinean lover, Gael (Enrique Iglesias), and Ted hooking up with a wild tattooed woman (Mandy Moore) after going out to party with Barney. Lydia: Amanda Loncar. Steve: Frank Alvarez.

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Episode 2

We're Not From Here

Mon, Oct 1, 2007 30 mins

After seeing how the ladies are attracted to Robin's Argentinean lover (Enrique Iglesias), Ted and Barney pretend to be out-of-town visitors, hoping the ploy will help them meet women. Lindsay: Nikki Griffin. Australian Backpacker: Damon Gameau.

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Episode 3

Third Wheel

Mon, Oct 8, 2007 30 mins

Two beautiful women are attracted to Ted and rather than choose, he begins, with the urging of his friends, to see a new daring possibility. Trudy: Danica McKellar. Rachel: Busy Philipps. Ian: Neil Jackson. Waitress: Christine Woods.

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Episode 4

Little Boys

Mon, Oct 15, 2007 30 mins

Robin dates a single dad, and to her surprise, bonds with the man's son, which causes her to worry that the relationship is too serious. Doug: Nicholas Roget-King. George: Brad Rowe. Stacey Gusar: Janet Varney.

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Episode 5

How I Met Everyone Else

Mon, Oct 22, 2007 30 mins

Ted's new girlfriend is jealous when she realizes the story of how they met isn't as exciting as the story of how Ted met his friends, prompting Barney to rank her high on his "Crazy Scale."

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Episode 6

I'm Not That Guy

Mon, Oct 29, 2007 30 mins

Marshall's courted by a big law firm and is persuaded to join by a slick lawyer (John Cho), thereby giving up his dream of saving the Earth. Doctor: Jim Jansen. Fantasy Jefferson Coatsworth: Bill J. Stevens.

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Episode 7

Dowisetrepla

Mon, Nov 5, 2007 30 mins

Marshall and Lily search for an apartment to buy, but it's not the enjoyable newlywed experience they thought it would be, especially when Marshall learns about a financial secret Lily's kept from him. Margaret: Maggie Wheeler. Meg: April Bowlby. Loan Officer: Phill Lewis.

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Episode 8

Spoiler Alert

Mon, Nov 12, 2007 30 mins

Ted finds what he thinks is the perfect woman, but his friends all find a flaw. In doing so, however, they reveal their own shortcomings. Cathy: Lindsay Price. Proctor: Ron Butler. Test-Talker: Steve Little.

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Episode 9

Slapsgiving

Mon, Nov 19, 2007 30 mins

Marshall and Lily host their first Thanksgiving as a married couple, but things don't go smoothly. Meanwhile, Barney becomes preoccupied with the "Slap Bet" and the anxiety of not knowing when the next blow will arrive. Bob: Orson Bean. Younger Bob: Eben Ham.

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Episode 10

The Yips

Mon, Nov 26, 2007 30 mins

Barney's timing couldn't be worse---he loses his mojo just as he gets an invite to a Victoria's Secret Fashion Show party. Model cameos include Heidi Klum, Marisa Miller, Miranda Kerr, Adriana Lima, Selita Ebanks and Alessandra Ambrosio.

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Episode 11

The Platinum Rule

Mon, Dec 10, 2007 30 mins

Ted asks his doctor on a date and his friends try to discourage him from going out with someone he sees regularly by recalling their own horror stories of bad experiences. Laura: Kristen Schaal. Michael: John Sloan. Curt: Hayes MacArthur. Lou: Robert Michael Morris.

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Episode 12

No Tomorrow

Mon, Mar 17, 2008 30 mins

Ted decides to live life like Barney on St. Patrick's Day, which probably involves activities that would make a saint blush. Ashlee: Vanessa Minnillo. Mary: Arielle Vandenberg. Stephanie: Mieko Hillman. Bouncer: Terrell Lee.

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Episode 13

Ten Sessions

Mon, Mar 24, 2008 30 mins

Ted is repeatedly snubbed in his attempts to get a date with Stella (Sarah Chalke), his dermatologist, but her receptionist, Abby (Britney Spears), becomes infatuated with him.

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Episode 14

The Bracket

Mon, Mar 31, 2008 30 mins

Barney tries to find the mystery woman who's out to ruin his reputation, and he uses the basketball tournament-bracket template to eliminate 64 suspects, all of whom have reasons to hate him. Mark: Chris Tallman. Holly: Maite Schwartz. Meg: April Bowlby. Anna: Dawn Olivieri.

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Episode 15

The Chain of Screaming

Mon, Apr 14, 2008 30 mins

When Marshall is verbally berated by his boss, he questions whether the decision to work for a big corporate law firm was the best career move. Ferguson: Jordan Black. Arthur: Bob Odenkirk. Bilson: Bryan Callen. Blauman: Taran Killam.

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Episode 16

Sandcastles in the Sand

Mon, Apr 21, 2008 30 mins

Robin renews her relationship with an old flame who hurt her in the past, and she's too blind with emotion to see that he's still a loser. Simon: James Van Der Beek. Joel Adams: Michael Kagan. Michelle: Ryan Michelle Bathe. Punchy: Chris Romano.

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Episode 17

The Goat

Mon, Apr 28, 2008 30 mins

Barney breaks the "Bro Code" in a matter involving Ted, and he has to deal with the consequences. Little Girl: Destiny Whitlock. Cindy: Megan McNulty. Carol: Alexis Krause.

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Episode 18

Rebound Bro

Mon, May 5, 2008 30 mins

Ted betrays Stella by sharing an intimate secret with his friends, which threatens his relationship with her. Stella: Sarah Chalke. Randy: Will Forte. Pete: Blair Hickey. Stapleton: Dean West.

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Episode 19

Everything Must Go

Mon, May 12, 2008 30 mins

Britney Spears returns as Abby, who is now dating Barney, and the pair, realizing how much they currently dislike Ted, decide to flaunt their romance in front of him at the bar. Barney, however, goes a bit overboard and does something impulsive. Cafe Guy: Johnny Palermo. Lawrence: Todd Sherry. Walter: Steve Hasley.

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Episode 20

Miracles

Mon, May 19, 2008 30 mins

In the third-season finale, Ted has an accident, and his close call with death finds him reevaluating his life and his relationship with Stella (Sarah Chalke). Nurse: Taira Soo. Customs Officer: Anthony Palermo. Bob Hewitt: John Getz. Bill: Jayden Lund.

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