Sep. 19, 2005
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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How I Met Your Mother » Season 3
How I Met Your Mother - 03x03 Third Wheel

3x03 Third Wheel

4.75/5 (4 votes)
First Aired: Oct. 08, 2007 on CBS
Summary: Two women become very interested in Ted and end up taking the party to his place. The gang must show Ted that bad luck doesn't come in threes.

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Episode Quotes

Ted Mosby: It's a tricycle.
Barney Stinson: No way!
Marshall Eriksen: What happened?
Barney Stinson: It's a tricycle.
Marshall Eriksen: No way!
Lily Aldrin: What happened?
Marshall Eriksen: It's a tricycle.
Lily Aldrin: I'm telling you now, all sorority girls are sluts.
Ted Mosby: [after two girls are both hitting on him] I'm never NOT wearing a suit again.
Barney Stinson: The real Wimbledon lasts a fortnight.
Marshall Eriksen: British words are cool. Also, their lawyers wear wigs. I wore a wig at work once and they laughed at me.


  • The title of the third episode from the third season is called "How I Met Your Mother" (2005) {Third Wheel (#3.3)} that refers to a threesome that Ted is about to have.
  • Busy Phillips, who plays Rachel in this episode, co-starred alongside Jason Segel (Marshall) in the short lived series Freaks & Geeks (1999-2000).
  • The championship belt Barney holds up is a WWE World Heavyweight Championship belt.
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