During what is supposed to be their rehearsal dinner at the Inn, Barney, handcuffed, and Robin are in the security office of the only laser tag facility in Farhampton, Barney handcuffed for causing a disturbance. Barney and Robin explain how they got to where they currently are, which includes Robin's compromise on the wedding by not having it Canada as she wanted, Barney's want to hold the rehearsal dinner as a game of laser tag, and the two previously agreeing that there would be no more last minute surprises in their relationship. For that rehearsal dinner, Robin and Barney reluctantly agreed to let Ted play the piano, something that he believes he can learn to do in a couple of month's lesson time. What Ted ends up deciding to do on this matter irks Lily. Conversely, Ted is irked that Lily doesn't seem to be able to keep secrets, despite she having been able to keep Ted's secret thus far about moving to Chicago following the wedding. Lily feels the need to unburden herself to Ted ...
Did You Know?
During the scene in which Ted Mosby is receiving his piano lesson in costume, the piece of music he is asked to play is the Black Key Etude by Chopin. See more
The security office is situated in the middle of the ice rink meaning Robin would have had to walk over the ice at some point and giving the game away. See more
We'll just have a nice, tasteful rehearsal dinner. Maybe at a French restaurant. I know just the place.
[knowing what's coming
What's the name of the restaurant?
Maple Leaf Rag
Written by Scott Joplin See more