How I Met Your Mother Recap: The Future Is Now

We have a confession to make: After watching a preview for this episode, we scripted the first line of the recap in our head. “Didn’t the idea of Future Barney and Future Ted colliding in MacLaren’s, even in a dream, cheapen the whole conceit of the series?” we wrote. Yeah, we’ve lost a little faith as of late. Did last night restore it? Sort of. It definitely surprised us. There was something so comforting about seeing the whole gang together at the bar for this bottle episode, yet things did seem a little cheerily off. That’s hindsight, of course, but we found ourselves wondering: When did Marshall have time to invent a new drink? Is Lily oddly angelic? And why is this conversation between Barney and Ted happening apart from the group? Read More...


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