The gang learns more of Robin's pop-star days as Robin Sparkles, thanks to a new tape Barney discovers about a Canadian children's show.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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America's Next Top Model

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'America's Next Top Model' is one of those shows.
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Beauty and the Geek

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Beauty and the Geek' is one of those shows.
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Big Brother

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Big Brother' is one of those shows.
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Chopped

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Chopped' is one of those shows.
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Flavor of Love

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Flavor of Love' is one of those shows.
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Hell's Kitchen

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Hell's Kitchen' is one of those shows.
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Joe Millionaire

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Joe Millionaire' is one of those shows.
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Project Runway

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave.
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Rock of Love

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Rock of Love' is one of those shows.
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RuPaul's Drag Race

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'RuPaul's Drag Race' is one of those shows.
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Sesame Street

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Robin mentions this well known children's show.
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Survivor

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Survivor' is one of those shows.
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The Amazing Race

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave.'The Amazing Race' is one of those shows.
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The Apprentice

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'The Apprentice' is one of those shows.
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The Bachelor

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'The Bachelor' is one of those shows.
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The Big Chuck and Lil' John Show

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Punchy is looking for this show on TV.
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The Electric Company

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Robin mentions this well known children's show.
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Top Chef

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Top Chef' is one of those shows.
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Top Chef: Just Desserts

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Top Chef: Just Desserts' is one of those shows.
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Weakest Link

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Weakest Link' is one of those shows.
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Work of Art: The Next Great Artist

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney quotes the sign-off phrases of multiple reality TV shows when telling Ted that he needs to tell Punchy to leave. 'Work of Art: The Next Great Artist' is one of those shows.
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You Can't Do That On Television

This Television Series is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Marshall, referring to Space Teens, says "You can't do that on television," which Robin mistakes as a reference to the Canadian children's television program with that name.
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Inception

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Punchy says to Ted that this is not a dream and to check his totem, a reference to the movie Inception.
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  8  / Episode:  13 
Band of DJ?

This Television Episode refers to Glitter part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Ted (the narrator) tells the kids that he's been hurt many times before in life. One clip shown of Ted getting hurt is from the episode 'Glitter' where Ted's friend from home, Punchy, is at the bar, punching Ted repeatedly in the arm.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

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

 

Glitter

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