Initially excited Lily and Marshall get a positive reading on a home pregnancy test, but find out 36 hours later from Lily's gynecologist that she is in fact not yet pregnant. Those 36 hours not only affect Lily and Marshall who have differing emotions about life as a threesome, but Barney and Robin as well, each who reflect on their immediate futures, the major decisions they are contemplating which could also turn on a dime as quickly as Lily and Marshall finding out about the false positive. Robin has to decide whether to take a high profile job as a game show model, or to take a less prestigious and hard behind the scenes research job at a cable news network. Barney, who just received a huge Christmas bonus, has to decide whether to spend the money selfishly on himself by buying a diamond encrusted suit, or the use the money for more philanthropic purposes. Through it all, Ted feels like he has to be the voice of reason, he who is also dealing with his high school friend Punchy's ...
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Barney says with his bonus check, he may get the Dibiase, which is a suit made of diamond pinstripes. Ted Dibiase was known as The Million Dollar Man in the WWF during the 80's. See more
[Ted has just smashed his gingerbread house because Marshall said that after the pregnancy false alarm, he and Lily want a dog
[to Marshall and Lily
Are you kidding me? All you ever talk about is having kids, and now you have one little freakout, you want to get a dog instead? No, unacceptable! You're gonna turn around, go home, get naked, lie together as man and wife until Lily is great with child! Right now.
[couple still look at him
I'M SERIOUS, GO GO GO!
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References It's a Wonderful Life
A Perfect Christmas
Performed by Vasco & Jerry Abbot See more