Barney and his father, Jerry Whitiker, meet for the first time as father and son. The rest of the gang are struggling with certain issues - each has a "gap in knowledge".

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Bon Jovi

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Stevie Nicks

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The Rolling Stones

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ZZ Top

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Harry Potter

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Robin's 'knowledge gap' is that she didn't realize the North Pole is a real place. She thinks it's a made up place where Santa Claus lives, sarcastically saying that her journey to the North Pole would start in 'Narnia', go through 'Candyland' and end at Hogwarts, as she has been named the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.
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The Chronicles of Narnia

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Robin's 'knowledge gap' is that she didn't realize the North Pole is a real place. She thinks it's a made up place where Santa Claus lives, sarcastically saying that her journey to the North Pole would start in 'Narnia', go through 'Candyland' and end at Hogwarts, as she has been named the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher.
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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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Marshall feels that the rest of the group has been treating him with kid gloves since his father's death. He sets out to prove his point by announcing that 'Phantom Menace' was by far the best Star Wars movie ever made.

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Father Knows Best

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Barney is excited to meet his real father, and hopes that they can run some Father/Son Pick-Up plays on women at the bar. One of the names of Barney's Father/Son play is called 'Father Knows Breast', a play on the title of the sitcom series, 'Father Knows Best'.
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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