How I Met Your Mother Season 8 Review “Lobster Crawl”

Watching this week’s episode of How I Met Your Mother, I began to wonder if what I had been missing all along this season was a heavy dose of Robin centered comedy. She’s had moments of comedy gold sprinkled in b-stories here and there, but it has been a while since she was stuck front and center of a major story line. "Lobster Crawl" didn’t bring out the most admirable aspects of Robin’s character, but it definitely brought out that awkward-yet-sexy brand of comedy that only she can pull off.

The idiotic character that takes over Robin’s personality when she’s trying to flirt with Barney seems to link right back to her old Robin Sparkles personality when she was dating Simon in "Sandcastles in the Sand." That embarrassing side of her personality had never really disappeared and I really enjoyed seeing it surface again, much to Robin (and Lily’s) dismay. Read More...


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