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How I Met Your Mother: Ted Mosby: Architect

When Barney tries to prove to Ted that his job as an architect is anything but boring by showing him that it is a great way to pick up women, a jealous Robin tracks down her man after hearing of his antics.
After a fight in which Robin insinuates that Ted's job is boring, Barney sets out to convince his buddy otherwise. As the guys test out the pick-up line, "Ted Mosby, Architect" on the ladies, they realize it really works. But when Robin hears that Ted is parading around town picking up girls, she is hot on his heels to discover the truth.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x4
Production Number: 2ALH04
Airdate: Monday October 09th, 2006

Director: Pamela Fryman
Writer: Kristin Newman

  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (11 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Aisha Kabia
As Kara
Joe Manganiello
As Brad
Joe Nieves
As Carl
Stephen Keys (1)
As Bouncer
Bach Hoang
As Manicurist
Maria Arce
As Paula
Main Cast
Josh Radnor
As Ted Mosby
Jason Segel
As Marshall Eriksen
Cobie Smulders
As Robin Scherbatsky
Neil Patrick Harris
As Barney Stinson
Alyson Hannigan
As Lily Aldrin
Bob Saget
voiced Narrator / Ted, 2030
Episode Notes
On the original airing, this episode had 9.73 million viewers.

The premiere of the new timeslot: Mondays at 8:00 PM.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The DecemberistsHere I Dreamt I Was an Architect 

Episode Quotes
Ted: I wish I could join you guys, but I got to get back to my apparently boring job.
Marshall: Your job's not boring.
Ted: Robin thinks so.
Barney: Dude, lots of chicks think architects are hot. Think about it. You create something out of nothing. You're like God. There's nobody hotter than God.
Ted: i love it when you quote scripture.

Lily: Carl, would you really want to be with a woman who would trade sex for a beer?
Carl: (smiling flirtatiously) Only if you're into it.

Lily: Robin!
Robin: What? I knew exactly what he was going to say. I was just helping him get there faster.
Lily: You should work at a suicide hotline.

Warning: How I Met Your Mother season 2 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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