HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER "Tick, Tick, Tick" Season 7, Episode 10 – So remember last week, when I was all, "yay!" about Robin and Barney’s deliciously bad make out sesh in the back of the cab which I hoped might lead to the two of them dealing with their feelings like mature adults? Well, this week’sHow I Met Your Mother left me without that "yay!" feeling and I got a ton of frustration and sadness in its place.
That kiss in the cab actually ended up with Robin and Barney making a bad situation worse by sleeping together. Their morning after conversation should have happened sometime after they paid their cab fare and before they ended up in bed together. Neither one of them seemed intoxicated at the end of last week’s How I Met Your Mother so I’m having a hard time coming up with any other valid excuse for how things got as far as they did without some sort of serious conversation happening between them.
For Barney, it all seemed to fall into place after the fact, and it was pretty clear in his head that he wanted to be with Robin. Barney knows how to get himself out of an uncomfortable situation and he didn’t weasel out of this one. As painful as it was, I appreciated his honesty with Nora and even if he couldn’t tell her the truth on the boat, it took a huge amount of courage for him to face up to Nora while her parents were in the other room. Read More...