How I Met Your Mother “Trilogy Time” Review

We discovered another one of Ted and Marshall’s friendship rituals in tonight’s episode of How I Met Your Mother, "Trilogy Time." To keep the Dark Side at bay, Ted and Marshall had made a habit of watching the original Star Wars trilogy every three years.

Barney eventually came to be included in their triennial geek fest, but all the way back in 2000, the Barnicle-free Ted and Marshall had visions of their future that couldn’t be more different from the lives they hoped they would lead.

Without resorting to a recap episode, the flashbacks to their fantasies and realities was a great way to summarize some how the relationships between all five of the main characters have changed over the course of the last seven seasons. When we got out of the earlier parts of Ted and Marshall’s flashbacks and into parts of the timeline that we had already seen in earlier seasons, I enjoyed the new perspectives on familiar scenarios. Read More... 


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