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How I Met Your Mother: The Magician's Code (1)

While Marshall is in Atlantic City with Barney, Lily goes into labor, leaving him desperate to make it back to New York before the baby is born. Meanwhile, Ted and Robin try to distract Lily during her painful contractions.

Source: CBS


Episode Info


Episode number: 7x23
Airdate: Monday May 14th, 2012


Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Nov 01, 2012

  • Currently 9.4/10
9.4/10 (7 Votes cast)

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Guest Stars
Chris ElliottChris Elliott
As Mickey
Recurring
Francesca CapaldiFrancesca Capaldi
As 7 Year Old Lily
Recurring
Vicki LewisVicki Lewis
As Dr. Sonya
Recurring
Bobby C. KingBobby C. King
As Security Guard
Ken TakemotoKen Takemoto
As Elderly Chinese Man
Max DanielsMax Daniels
As Cab Driver
Mike GriefMike Grief
As Bus Driver
Natalie PadillaNatalie Padilla
As Banana Peel Girl
Paul EliopoulosPaul Eliopoulos
As Homeless Man
Scott WorkmanScott Workman
As Security Guard #2
Main Cast
Josh RadnorJosh Radnor
As Ted Mosby
Jason SegelJason Segel
As Marshall Eriksen
Cobie SmuldersCobie Smulders
As Robin Scherbatsky
Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris
As Barney Stinson
Alyson HanniganAlyson Hannigan
As Lily Aldrin
Bob SagetBob Saget
voiced Narrator / Ted, 2030

Recap

The episode begins and Lily is in labor and Marshall is in Atlantic City, but it's impossible to get a cab because of a big thing that Old Ted can't remember. Meanwhile, Ted and Robin arrive and Ted's freaking out, despite shouting that he's "not freaking out!" Robin is confident she can handle the situation because she once helped deliver a horse on the farm in Canada. Ted's more focused on putting out a kick-ass labor announcement email. Lily needs a distraction, so Robin tells her about her worst cab ride ever. Lily has another contraction. Meanwhile, Barney tells Marshall he'll get him to the hospital on time, but in return Barney wants to choose the baby's middle name: "Wait for It." That's the name. ..

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Warning: How I Met Your Mother season 7 episode 23 guide may contain spoilers
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