As the multiple plotlines of "Something New" converged while Ted, Lily, Marshall, Barney and Robin all made their way to Farhampton for Barney and Robin's wedding, a pair of legsfashionably decked out in boots and belonging to a woman carrying…
Now we're really starting to doubt that we're going to see successful Stinson-Scherbatsky nuptials next week.
Joke-wise, “The Bro Mitvah” was another enjoyable episode, and while I won’t harp on the whole “did it advance the mythology?” argument, I will ask whether or not the HIMYM writers need to keep poking at Barney and Robin’s relationship.
Obviously, not every episode of HIMYM can be a mythology-advancing installment. But this one really flopped.
With eight seasons of material on the books, there's evidence to support all kinds of crazy outcomes.
Even without its closing minutes, this episode would've ranked as one of Season 8’s best.
One of the biggest problems HIMYM has encountered lately is that Lily has ceased being an actual character and instead become a plot device.
Jeanette's insane ways finally caused Ted to declare that he was done dating, that the time had come for him to settle down.
"Bad Crazy" wasn't a big mythology episode, but it WAS a good showing of How I Met Your Mother humor at its best, with the gang just hanging out and ragging on each other (usually ragging on Ted).
You heard it here first: HIMYM is going to go Nikki and Paolo on Season 9.
"P.S. I Love You" didn't do much to advance the show's mythos, but it was probably one of the funniest episodes of Season 8 thus far.
Kids, How I Met Your Mother is back. Oh, and How I Met Your Mother is BACK.