Ted is confronted by a beautiful girl named Zoey who's upset about the landmark to be torn down to make way for the new GNB headquarters he's designing.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movie series...

Star Wars

This Movie Series is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney has a theory that New is always better. Ted asks if the theory applies to Star Wars. Barney mentions that the newer trilogy of Star Wars is better as they had explained the "intricacies of intergalactic trade law", referencing the trilogy's use of the Trade Federation as a plot vehicle.
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It refers to these television series...

Sex and the City

This Television Series is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
In Marshall's mind, Robin and Lily discuss Marshall's sex techniques as they drink cosmopolitans, mimicking the television series Sex and the City.
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It refers to these books...

Of Mice and Men
written by

This Book is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
After learning that Lily shares intimate details of her sex life with Marshall, Marshall imagines Robin critiquing his style of love-making, saying he is like the character Lennie from the John Steinbeck novel, 'Of Mice and Men'.

It refers to these albums...

Appetite for Destruction
performed by Guns N' Roses

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  • Type: Album
This Album is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
In addition to being a pun for the title of this episode, this Guns N' Roses album was mentioned by name.

Chinese Democracy
performed by Guns N' Roses

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  • Type: Album
This Album is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Ted and Zoey talk about the Guns N' Roses 2008 album 'Chinese Democracy'. Zoey was arrested after a Guns N' Roses concert in 2009.

It refers to these movies...

Batman
part of Batman

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Ted is trying to muster the courage to call Zoey. He practices how he will introduce himself on the phone, saying at one point, "Zoey...I'm Batman." adding that he wishes he were Batman because that would be really cool.
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It refers to these people...

Indigo Girls

This Person is referred to by Architect of Destruction part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Ted mentions that Lily and Marshall are fans of the Indigo Girls.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Closer To Fine
performed by Indigo Girls

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  • Type: Song

How I Met Your Mother Season 6

# Title Air Date
How I Met Your Mother
6:1 Big Days Sep 20, 2010
6:2 Cleaning House Sep 27, 2010
6:3 Unfinished Oct 4, 2010
6:4 Subway Wars Oct 11, 2010
6:5 Architect of Destruction Oct 18, 2010
6:6 Baby Talk Oct 25, 2010
6:7 Canning Randy Nov 1, 2010
6:8 Natural History Nov 8, 2010
6:9 Glitter Nov 15, 2010
6:10 Blitzgiving Nov 22, 2010
6:11 The Mermaid Theory Dec 6, 2010
6:12 False Positive Dec 13, 2010
6:13 Bad News Jan 3, 2011
6:14 Last Words Jan 17, 2011
6:15 Oh Honey Feb 7, 2011
6:16 Desperation Day Feb 14, 2011
6:17 Garbage Island Feb 21, 2011
6:18 A Change of Heart Feb 28, 2011
6:19 Legendaddy Mar 21, 2011
6:20 The Exploding Meatball Sub Apr 11, 2011
6:21 Hopeless Apr 18, 2011
6:22 The Perfect Cocktail May 2, 2011
6:23 Landmarks May 9, 2011
6:24 Challenge Accepted May 16, 2011