'How I Met Your Mother' - 'Landmarks': How I hate your Zoey

'How I Met Your Mother' - 'Landmarks': How I hate your Zoey

A review of tonight's "How I Met Your Mother" coming up just as soon as I tell you what rhymes with "beck and call"... 

I am torn. A part of me wants to dispense with my commentary on "Landmarks" as quickly as possible, as it was both the culmination of the worst story arc in the history of the series and pretty awful as an individual episode. (At one point, I was sorely tempted to rewind back to the writing credits to be sure I wasn't imagining things when I saw this was a Bays/Thomas script.) But Zoey's gone now, and I'm tempted to use Ted's parting line - "Sometimes, things have to fall apart to make way for better things" - as a cleanser and just try to hope that next week's finale is better, and that next season's big story arc is vastly better and not just more wheel-spinning to justify the two-year renewal. 

Another part of me, though, wants to write a very long and angry screed about why Zoey was such a gross miscalculation, and why even the episode that kicked her to the curb was pretty lousy.  Read More...



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