How I Met Your Mother Review: Crazy Stupid Love

Tonight on How I Met Your Mother, Ted reaffirmed that Jeanette was indeed the final hurdle in route to meeting his wife. I figured "Bad Crazy" would mark the end of Abby Elliot's stint on the show, but on Lily's recommendation, it seemed like Ted was going to let he stick around awhile.  This latest development cast the spotlight on Ted's character flaws. The focus has always been on him finding the right woman. What we saw tonight, was that the biggest thing standing in his way, was himself.  

Aside from a few memorable How I Met Your Mother quotes, Barney along with Marshall took a back seat to Robin and Lily who were the focus of the second major storyline of the episode. Kudos to those two on looking simply fabulous all those years from now. I very much liked what appeared to be a conscious effort by Cobie Smulders to keep Robin's left hand hidden in all those flash forward scenes. I'm confident she and Barney eventually do get married, but the blatant hiding of the ring finger had me wondering just how long their union lasts. Read More...


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