HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER “The Ducky Tie” Review

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER "The Ducky Tie" Season 7, Episode 3 – Seriously, I’ve watched every season of How I Met Your Mother and I still don’t think I’ll ever be tired of Barney’s outrageous scumbag schemes. The early part of Lily’s pregnancy has been kind to her chest and because Barney is Barney, the plan to feast his eyes on his friend’s larger than usual breasts goes into action after months of training and preparing. Only Barney would work for years to classically condition Marshall to crave Shinjitsu, then go through six months of hibachi grill training and befriend Chef Takumi so he could one day use his plan to hustle Marshall for a yet unknown goal.

I loved every bit of the "ducky tie bet" from Lily and Barney haggling over the terms of the original negotiation right down to the last minute flashing which resulted in Barney missing the classic shrimp-in-pocket move. The way they all got sucked into Barney’s scheme reminded me a little bit of the "slap bet" episodes from earlier seasons of How I Met Your Mother and sure enough, Barney found himself on the losing end of this bet too. Although Barney ultimately lost the bet and had to wear Marshall’s ducky tie for a full year, he did get to see a flash of Lily’s chest for a moment so I guess it’s not all bad for him. Read More...


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