HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER "Stinson Missile Crisis" Season 7, Episode 4 – On this week’s How I Met Your Mother, we got to see exactly how Robin has been handling the new page in Barney’s life and, as we all suspected, she hasn’t been doing very well at all.
It’s a good thing that Robin finally got around to seeing a therapist, but it’s not such a good thing that she was only there as part of a court mandated requirement for an assault on a girl that fell for Barney’s "Cold Call 5000? scheme. I loved that Robin treated her time with the therapist as more of a second chance to explain the attack instead of as an opportunity to hash out her feelings about Barney, her daddy issues, or any of the other little things that make Robin not as well adjusted as she believes she is.
Even though I felt terrible for her it was hard not to laugh at Robin as she spiraled from jealousy to depression. Barney continued to unknowingly twist the knife in Robin’s heart by calling her a bro, a dude and man instead of seeing her as a woman. In this case, I actually wanted Nora to pull a Victoria and find herself permanently assigned in Europe somewhere so that Barney might see a glimmer of Robin the way she wanted him to see her. Read More...