Marshall and Barney begin to argue over GNB's demolition of the Arcadian Hotel, and it's up to Robin and Lily to help them make up using cocktails. Ted plans a romantic weekend away for him and Zoey.

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What Songs are featured in this Television Episode?

It plays these songs...

All Night Long (All Night)
performed by Lionel Richie

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This Song is played in The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
At McLaren's, a woman is waiting for Lily and Robin to leave so she can have their booth. Lily and Robin are determined to stay, even though they are getting the "walkby-stink eye". Robin says to Lily, "Should we leave, or should we stay Lionel Richie style...'All Night Long'?".

Hot for Teacher
performed by Van Halen

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This Song is played in The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney comes up with ideas for the best way to bring down The Arcadian. One idea is to attach a fuse to Eddie Van Halen's guitar, so that when the last note of the song 'Hot for Teacher' is played, it will set off the dynamite that implodes the building.

The Flower Duet
composed by Leo Delibes

This Song is played in The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Lily and Robin go through a list of different alcohols, and what each type does to different members of the group. Robin claims that when she drinks Absinthe, she can float. At the end of the episode, Lily and Robin both go floating by the outside stairs to the building, after drinking Absinthe, while the song 'The Flower Duet' plays.

What Television Series are referenced by this Television Episode?

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Family Feud

This Television Series is referred to by The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
While trying to find the perfect cocktail to end the fight between Barney and Marshall, Lily tells Robin that Peppermint Schnapps makes Barney turn in to Richard Dawson, the former host of the game show 'Family Feud'.
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The Oprah Winfrey Show

This Television Series is referred to by The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Lily and Robin talk about Oprah's 2011 retirement from her long-running talk show. They both wonder what life will be like without Oprah.
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Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner

This Television Series is referred to by The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Barney comes up with ideas on how to tear down The Arcardian building. He tells the group that he wants to train a real Coyote to push the plunger attached to the stack of dynamite that will implode the building.
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What Television Episodes are referenced by this Television Episode?

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Season:  1  / Episode:  7 
Matchmaker

This Television Episode is referred to by The Perfect Cocktail part of How I Met Your Mother Season 6
Ted cancels his romantic getaway to Martha's Vineyard with Zoey, in order to take her to spend the night at The Arcadian, to prove a point that the building isn't worth saving. While in their room, Ted spots the infamous 'cock-a-mouse', a half cockroach, half mouse creature that was first discovered in the Season 1 episode, 'Matchmaker'.

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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