The gang consoles Marshall about his father's death as they all return to Minnesota upon learning of his bad news. Marshall's experiences inspire everyone, causing Barney to come to grips with reaching out to his father.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movies...

Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
part of Crocodile Dundee

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This Movie is referred to by Last Words part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Marshall tries to recall the last words his father said to him. As his parents were leaving NY to go home, Marshall's father yells up from the street, while waiting for a cab, "Rent Crocodile Dundee 3 sometime. I caught it on cable last night and it totally holds up.".

Mary Poppins
part of Mary Poppins

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This Movie is referred to by Last Words part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Ted tells Robin at Marshall's parents house before the funeral, that she's like 'Mary Poppins' if Mary Poppins' purse were filled with drugs
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It refers to these books...

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
written by

This Book is referred to by Last Words part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
At the funeral, a man says to Robin, "I hear you're a woman who can get things." She replies, "I've been known to locate certain objects from time to time." This dialogue paraphrases lines from Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King

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 Last Words 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 'Last Words' when Ted and Barney try to cheer up Marshall. Barney knees Ted in the crotch to try and get Marshall to laugh.

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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

 

The L Word:
Season:  6  / Episode:  8 
Last Word

 

The Closer:
Season:  7  / Episode:  21 
The Last Word