Sneak Peek: How I Met Your Mother Channels an '80s Classic as Ted's Relationship Implodes

On next Monday’s How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8/7c), Ted and Jeanette’s crazy romance officially goes kaput. But the once-again-single guy won’t mope for long, thanks to Barney’s latest scheme, which involves an homage to the 1989 comedy flick Weekend at Bernie’s.

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To help his pal land a new girl, Barney whips out an old friend — The Playbook! It lives! — but not for long, judging by the sneak peek below. (Surprisingly, the apparent destruction of Barney’s old Bible isn’t the doing of Robin, who thought her fiancé had destroyed it.)

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