Sandra Gonzalez
September 13, 2012 AT 09:06 PM EDT

This could possibly be the most impressive Neil Patrick Harris scene ever.

As we know from the first promo for How I Met Your Mother’s upcoming season 8, airing Sept. 24, Barney’s past romance with Robin is accidentally revealed when Lily lets it slip in Quinn’s presence. Barney’s damage control? The truth — presented in 60 seconds!

Watch Barnacle try to explain it all to Quinn in this exclusive clip below. Then, let us marvel together at NPH’s mad fast-talking skills in the comments.

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