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Disaster Averted

‘Disaster Averted’

Season 7, Episode 9 -  Aired November 7, 2011

As the gang tell Kevin about what happened during Hurricane Irene, Barney is desperate to get out of wearing the ducky tie.

Quote from Barney

Robin: Did you ever tell those guys about that other thing that almost happened?
Barney: That other thing? Oh, that. No. Did you?
Robin: No.
[flashback to Robin and Barney outside the day after the storm:]
Barney: Hey, I'm really sorry about that phone call.
Robin: Oh, it's fine.
Barney: No, it is so not fine. I was a jerk. And if you don't mind my saying, your dad is a complete idiot for not calling. He should never let a day go by without calling you because when I let a day go by without talking to you... Um, that day's just no good.


Quote from Robin

Robin: [answers phone] Hey, Dad! That's what I've been saying! Golf weather!

Quote from Barney

Barney: Can you believe we almost...?
Robin: I know.
Barney: Good thing we didn't.
Robin: Yeah. I mean, not long after that you got together with Nora.
Barney: And you met Kevin.
Robin: Yeah. Disaster averted.
Barney: Exactly. It would've ruined everything if we'd been all... ah-la-la-la...
Robin: I know, right? So dumb... La-la-la-la-la-la...
[Barney and Robin kiss]

Quote from Marshall

Lily: I just wanted you to get us some bagels.
Marshall: Bagels?! Do you have any idea what could happen to me whilst getting bagels?!
[fantasy scene: Marshall narrowly avoids walking in front of a cyclist as he leaves the bagel store. He is then attacked by a bear:]
Marshall: What the...?! No, not like this!
Lily: Fine. I'll go get the bagels.
Marshall: No!
Lily: Why not?
[fantasy of Lily about to leave for bagels:]
Marshall: And remember, not too much cream cheese. Half a shmear, max. Thanks, baby. [as Lily leaves, Marshall is attacked by a bear] No! No! Not like this!

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