HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER “Field Trip” Season 7, Episode 5 – I’ve been trying to figure out how much time has passed in the How I Met Your Mother universe since Ted became a professor of architecture. I’d guess it’s been roughly 3 seasons and I’m not sure what that means in terms of actual time passing but based on this failure of a field trip, he’s either still pretty new to the faculty or maybe he’s just… Ted.
Being that the field trip to the building’s construction site was a bust, Ted did what any quick thinking professor would do. He led his class into the waiting arms of Barney Stinson. He had a presentation for Ted’s class called “Sex Lessons” but having discovered that Nora found Ewoks to be repulsive, Barney’s mind was racing with the realization that Nora had to be at least 37.
Barney was cracking me up with his detailed “Ewok Line” graph and the many slides he had prepared on the “Ewok’s rich backstory.” The best part about it was that I think that many Star Wars fans would agree with Barney’s Ewok Line graph, but probably no other person would use Nora’s simple dislike of Ewoks to reverse calculate her age. Barney’s final lines to Nora on the subject, “I know you’re old!” were hilarious, but if I were Nora, I don’t know how I would feel about being told I had “one good year left” at 29. Read More...