How I Met Your Mother Season 8 Review “Splitsville”

This week’s How I Met Your Mother showed us how Robin and Nick became the final casualty of The Autumn of Breakups in "Splitsville." We had seen little bits of Nick’s personality during his time with Robin and we knew that he was an overly sensitive chef on the hunt for a catch phrase, but compared to some of Robin’s previous boyfriends, we didn’t spend a whole lot of time developing her relationship with Nick before the breakup.

I suppose that’s why it seemed OK to suddenly reveal that Nick was, as Lily put it, "hot as lava, and just as thick." After a groin injury put a temporary stop to Nick and Robin’s sex life, Robin finally realized that she couldn’t date someone as dumb as Nick. Nick turned out to be really, really, dumb, and while I’m a little surprised that this aspect of his character never popped up on How I Met Your Mother before this, it wasn’t so outrageous that I didn’t buy it. Read More...


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