Aired Tuesday October 19, 8:00am - 8:30amon E4

How I Met Your Mother

Series 8 Episode 17: The Ashtray

When Ted receives an unexpected voicemail message from his former love rival the Captain, the gang recall their last awkward encounter with him. However, Lily is forced to point out that Ted and Robin's versions of events are both inaccurate, and she confesses to an act of petty theft that may have motivated the Captain to get in touch.

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  • Pamela FrymanDirector
  • Josh RadnorTed Mosby
  • Jason SegelMarshall Erikson
  • Neil HarrisBarney Stinson
  • Alyson HanniganLily Aldrin
  • Cobie SmuldersRobin Sherbatsky
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