Wait for it redirects here. For the episode of the same name, see Wait For It .
Barney says "Wait for it" as the last line of season 2.
Wait for it
is a phrase primarily used by
as an interjection to suggest drama. It is most frequently interjected into another of Barney's catchphrases,
. Other characters have been known to use it on occasion.
"Wait for it" was the last line of
Season 2. Barney finished in the opening of Season 3 making that the longest time the audience had to wait for it.
, The Magician's Code - Part One Marshall and Lily's son is named after his late grandfather, and given the middle name "Wait-for-it", proposed by Barney.
Barney: De...wait for it.... nied!
— Barney's first shown 'wait for it' after Robin throws a drink in Ted's face ( Pilot )
Barney: Our friend Robin used to do porn—wait for it—ography!
Ted: Yeah, we really didn't need to wait for that.
— Barney doesn't always use it successfully ( Slap Bet )
Barney: It will be legen—wait for it... and I hope you're not lactose intolerant because the second half of that word is—dairy!
— Barney has been known to dress it up ( Sweet Taste of Liberty )
Barney: I'm—wait for it—in—wait for it—love—wait for it—with—wait for it—a—wait for it—certain—wait for it—
Marshall: I know you're in love with Robin!
— Barney uses it to avoid uncomfortable topics ( Mosbius Designs )
Barney: We saw a movie last night. It was legend... wait for it... s of the fall. It was ok.
Robin: And you know,a week from today we are going to be legend... wait for it...
Barney and Robin: Legendmarried!
— Barney and Robin a week before their wedding. ( Something New )
Barney: Our wedding is gonna be legendary.
Robin: No wait for it?
Barney: I've got you, I don't have to wait for it anymore.
— Barney and Robin in the Limo. ( The Locket )