In contrast, my father e-mailed me last night:
Subject: No cute gene. No Whedon gene.
Watching HIMYM tonight, I thought, "Chloe looks familiar. Where did I see her?" So I IMDBed the episode and went down the cast list--and at least I remembered when I saw the name.
Tom Lenk (Andrew from BtVS) I recognized when Lily had that conversation with him.
The "Swarley" thing was great. Loved the Cheers bit at the end (font!).
I wouldn't call it "AMAZING," but it was a good half hour.
I'm such a geek that one of my favorite bits was "Pupils. Or pupi." / "Nope, just pupils" -- 'cause yeah, it may sound sophisticated, but it's not actually a valid plural formation of that word.