While Ted, Robin and Barney initially try to win the position through escalating gifts and costumes, Marshall ultimately decides that the matter is best decided through a home-made game show called "Who Wants to Be a Godparent?" The spectacle of the game circumvents Lily's death-planning panic attacks, while allowing Marshall to present relevant scenarios that a potential godparent might face. Read More...
'How I Met Your Mother' Recap: Marshall and Lily Find Godparents
Marshall and Lily once again take center stage tonight, as they decide who in the group is worthy to be baby Marvin's godparent. The search for a godparent begins when Marshall and Lily confront their own mortality, realizing that they haven't made arrangements for Marvin in the event of their death; this brings out the gang's competitive streak.