We didn't get to watch a new episode of How I Met Your Mother last week but this week's installment certainly makes up for it. In "Say Cheese," the 18th episode of the fifth season, the gang celebrates Lily's birthday but the event takes a turn for the worse when Ted ruins it by bringing a stranger to the intimate affair.
While it's funny enough to see Ted ruin Lily's birthday party, it's even more hilarious to see Lily going to great lengths to keep Ted's date out of the traditional photo she takes every year of the gang.
On the other hand, tonight's How I Met Your Mother episode isn't just about Lily's birthday. Quite noticeably, Barney always looks drop dead gorgeous whenever someone takes a picture of him, unlike Marshal who usually looks stoned. Because of this, the gang tries to take Barney's worst photo ever but getting this accomplished proves to a big challenge.
Joining the cast of How I Met Your Mother in tonight's episode are Laura Prepon (That '70s Show) who returns as Karen, Ted's ex-girlfriend, and Anne Dudek (Big Love) who guest stars as Natalie, one of Ted's dates.