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How I Met Your Mother Season 6 Episodes

24 Episodes 2010 - 2011

Ted (Josh Radnor) continues his search for true love in the sitcom's sixth season. Meanwhile, Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) try to get pregnant with their first child; and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) finds his long-lost father (John Lithgow). Cobie Smulders also stars. The season's guest stars include Katy Perry and Jorge Garcia.

Episode 1

Big Days

Mon, Sep 20, 2010 30 mins

In the sixth-season opener, Ted runs into Cindy, whom he dated briefly, and who is also the roommate of his future wife; Robin is having a difficult time getting over Don; and Marshall can't stop talking about starting a family.

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Episode 2

Cleaning House

Mon, Sep 27, 2010 30 mins

The gang helps Barney move his mother out of her home and he discovers secrets his she has kept from him; Robin builds Ted up to a blind date.

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Episode 3

Unfinished

Mon, Oct 4, 2010 30 mins

When Ted turns down Barney's offer for a building-design job, Barney tries to woo him with all of the seduction methods he uses on women; and a lonely and drunk Robin calls Don.

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Episode 4

Subway Wars

Mon, Oct 11, 2010 30 mins

Robin sets out to prove she's a real New Yorker by racing everyone to a downtown restaurant.

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Episode 5

Architect of Destruction

Mon, Oct 18, 2010 30 mins

Ted has a crisis when he falls for a beautiful woman who wants to save a landmark building that's being destroyed to make room for a building he's designing.

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Episode 6

Baby Talk

Mon, Oct 25, 2010 30 mins

Without telling each other, Marshall and Lily research to see if it's possible to choose the gender of their child; and Robin grows more frustrated with her new coanchor, Becky.

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Episode 7

Canning Randy

Mon, Nov 1, 2010 30 mins

Zoey enrolls in Ted's class and tries to sway his students into joining her in saving the Arcadian.

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Episode 8

Natural History

Mon, Nov 8, 2010 30 mins

Ted meets Zoey's husband, the Captain, when the gang goes to a fundraiser at the Natural History Museum.

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Episode 9

Glitter

Mon, Nov 15, 2010 30 mins

The friends learn more about Robin's past as Canadian teen star "Robin Sparkles", and they encourage her to reunite with her former costar, Jessica Glitter.

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Episode 10

Blitzgiving

Mon, Nov 22, 2010 30 mins

Ted spends Thanksgiving with Zoey after his plans to make dinner for his friends are foiled when they spend the night with a university friend, "The Blitz", who brings bad luck wherever he goes.

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Episode 11

The Mermaid Theory

Mon, Dec 6, 2010 30 mins

Ted befriends "The Captain", and invites him to hang out with him and Zoey, hoping they can all be friends.

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Episode 12

False Positive

Mon, Dec 13, 2010 30 mins

Lily and Marshall receive shocking news that prompts the gang to reflect on their own lives; Robin gets a new job; and Ted begins carrying out tasks as Punchy's best man.

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Episode 13

Bad News

Mon, Jan 3, 2011 30 mins

Marshall and Lily see a fertility specialist when they fear they'll never be able to have a baby; and Robin begins a new job.

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Episode 14

Last Words

Mon, Jan 17, 2011 30 mins

The gang goes to Minnesota with Marshall, who meets a bully who terrorised him in high school.

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Episode 15

Oh Honey

Mon, Feb 7, 2011 30 mins

Zoey arranges a date for Ted with her cousin; Ted realises he has feelings for Zoey, and tells his friends he needs an intervention.

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Episode 16

Desperation Day

Mon, Feb 14, 2011 30 mins

Valentine's Day plans include Lily surprising Marshall, Robin bonding with girlfriends, and Ted and Zoey figuring out where they stand in their relationship. Meanwhile, Barney calls February 13 "Desperation Day", a holiday for desperate women.

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Episode 17

Garbage Island

Mon, Feb 21, 2011 30 mins

Marshall becomes obsessed with saving the environment after he sees a documentary about garbage; Ted runs into the Captain; and Robin makes Barney confront his feelings for the woman who was his first Valentine's Day date.

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Episode 18

A Change of Heart

Mon, Feb 28, 2011 30 mins

Barney realises he has heartfelt affection for Nora, and he thinks that something is wrong with him; and Robin dates a guy who acts like a dog.

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Episode 19

Legendaddy

Mon, Mar 21, 2011 30 mins

Barney finally meets his dad; and the gang think of things they should all know by now as adults, but don't.

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Episode 20

The Exploding Meatball Sub

Mon, Apr 11, 2011 30 mins

Marshall quits his job to volunteer for an environmental organisation; and Ted and Zoey's opposing views on the Arcadia are troubling for their relationship.

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Episode 21

Hopeless

Mon, Apr 18, 2011 30 mins

Barney attempts to bond with his dad and asks his friends to lie about their lives in order to make his life sound more exciting.

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Episode 22

The Perfect Cocktail

Mon, May 2, 2011 30 mins

Ted plans a romantic weekend with Zoey, while Marshall and Barney bicker over the fate of the Arcadian Hotel.

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Episode 23

Landmarks

Mon, May 9, 2011 30 mins

Ted makes a tough decision that has a dramatic impact on his relationship with Zoey.

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Episode 24

Challenge Accepted

Mon, May 16, 2011 30 mins

In the sixth-season finale, Ted is the best man at a wedding that changes his life; Marshall fears that he may become the victim of food poisoning; and Barney and Robin bond.

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