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Old 10-29-07, 03:19 PM
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How I Met Your Mother - "I'm Not That Guy" - 10/29/07

When a corporate law firm courts Marshall, lawyer Jeff Coatsworth wins him over, forcing him to let go of his dream of saving the earth in favor of the almighty dollar. Guest star John Cho. TV14-DL
http://alpha.cbs.com/primetime/how_i_met_your_mother/

Harold and NPH together again.
Old 10-29-07, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlie Goose
Indeed, and to that.



I enjoyed this episode. Nice, fitting title. Liked how Cho was basically an asian NPH.

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Marshall's subplot didn't much work for me, then again, I don't find Marshall all that funny, he always seems to be trying too hard to mine comedy from his lines.

Ted's suplot was a little better, but lacking in punch.
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Lily is nuts. LOL.
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"Ted Mosby, Sex Architect"... great reference from last season.

Another good episode. I liked John Cho a lot in this one.
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I didn't catch the reference to last season, mainly because I caught a few reruns of it over the summer, had never seen season 1, and started watching it regularly this year. I enjoyed seeing Cho guest star. He pops up in everything. I'm still really bitter about the cancelled WB show Off Centre... grr....
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This episode wasn't as good as last week's. Seems like they could have done more with the porn angle.

DId I miss something? Why was Marshall in such high demand? He always comes across as such a buffoon, I have a hard time thinking that comapnies would be fighting for him to work there.
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Nice episode. I liked the Sex Architect storyline.

Can't wait to see H & K 2.
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Originally Posted by Jadzia
This episode wasn't as good as last week's. Seems like they could have done more with the porn angle.

DId I miss something? Why was Marshall in such high demand? He always comes across as such a buffoon, I have a hard time thinking that comapnies would be fighting for him to work there.
how he acts with his friends and how he performs in school can be two very different things.

I've always found Marshall amusing, though I think the actor is funnier in movies I've seen him in (Knocked Up, etc)
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Marshall has actually always been my favorite character on the show, even more than Barney.

But I actually thought this ep was pretty weak, actually the whole season hasn't been that good IMO.

A wasted cameo by Farve (from Super Troopers), kind of thought his cameo could have been funnier.

This & the Office are the only sitcoms I've watched since Arrested Development, & I like HIMYM & all, I certainly don't love it, but man does Ted suuuuuuck on this show. The actor is just so not funny. I always thought he brought the show down.
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It was only an okay episode. Isn't this the third show that Cho has been in in the last week or so? Til Death, Ugly Betty, and now HIMYM.
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Originally Posted by Sessa17
But I actually thought this ep was pretty weak, actually the whole season hasn't been that good IMO.
This season has been disappointing for me as well. They don't seem to know what to do with Robin, and most of these subplots feel half-assed. Something seems to be missing.
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Originally Posted by movieking
It was only an okay episode. Isn't this the third show that Cho has been in in the last week or so? Til Death, Ugly Betty, and now HIMYM.
I found his guest turn on Ugly Betty funnier. Compared to last week, it was just okay.
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I've enjoyed parts of this season, the first episode, this week, and last week have all be entertaining. The other few episodes... not so much.

That said, this weeks episode was hardly prime material for the show, but still funnier than most other sitcoms out there.

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