I was excited to see what How I Met Your Mother would cook up for its annual Thanksgiving episode, especially when I saw that this week would feature Chris Elliott as Lily's estranged dad, Mickey Aldrin. We found out why they were estranged (the failed board game entrepreneur was leeching off her grandparents), and watched their relationship be restored over the course of the day.
The best thing to come out of it? Mickey apparently took inspiration from the gang's Slapsgiving tradition to create a new board game: Slap Bet. The hilarious commercial for Slap Bet aired at the end of the show, and features exuberant children slapping each other silly and the tagline "Ya just got slapped!"
To see the faux ad, just