Ted, who came across the costume in a costume rental shop and discovered its rental records, finally tracks down the potential woman of his dreams that he met at a Halloween party 10 years ago. He coined that woman the Slutty Pumpkin because of the costume. She is Naomi, and once Ted tracks her down, he finds that she is as beautiful as he remembers and she is as eager to hook up with him as he is with her. But after a decade of anticipation, Ted finds that something isn't quite right with their relationship. He's willing to endure some problems after a whole decade of waiting, but one can only endure so much. How will Naomi feel if and when Ted tells her things aren't working? Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily dread receiving yet another "used" gift from her grandparents (previous gifts included a lawnmower) that they can't use in their city life. But this time, Lily's grandparents offer them their house in the suburbs, as they are moving to Florida. Lily is excited to think of raising ...
Did You Know?
The song "One Week" by the Barenaked Ladies is featured in this episode and Katie Holmes' character dances to it jokingly, but in a sexual manner. The same song and similar gimmick is used at the end of American Pie, where Alyson Hannigan had a supporting role. See more
Robin refers to Canadian coins having the nicknames "Looney" and "Tooney", prompting Barney to sneer that the country's currency sounds like a reference to Hanna Barbera cartoons. In fact, it's Warner Brothers which makes Looney Toons cartoons. See more
Lily you just gave those children a stapler, a pair of sharp scissors and a pretty decent Pinot Noir.
References Rocky IV
Living In America
Written by Dan Hartman
and Charlie Midnight
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris See more