Is there a major bro-storm brewing? Could be. That’s certainly what I was led to believe after tonight’s episode of How I Met Your Mother, which saw Barney and Ted clashing over Barney’s not-so conventional premarital behavior.
They didn’t start the episode on bad terms, though. In fact, their clash was more like a pre-clash — because I’m guessing we’re far from done seeing them disagree. But let me back up.
The episode started with Barney and Ted’s antics taking a backseat to a larger story about Lily, who in this episode got an amazing offer from The Captain: He wanted her to move to Rome with him!
Excited as she was by the prospect, Lily couldn’t even bring herself to mention the possibility to Marshall because she didn’t want to put pressure on him to leave his dream job. The problem? His job was anything but a dream. After Lily turned down the offer, she went to surprise her Marshmallow at work only to find that the company had been downsized and he was spending most of his time building houses out of cards and getting reamed. (“Sometimes for fun we throw reams of paper at each other,” Marshall confessed.) READ FULL STORY »