[Spoilers for Monday night's How I Met Your Mother]
So it turns out, Lily does know how to keep a secret.
We’re in the final stretch of episodes before we have to say goodbye to How I Met Your Mother for good, and tonight’s installment did a great job of reminding fans exactly the combo of sweetness, smarts, and laughs we’ll be missing once the show goes off the air for good. From the top!
After a hokey beginning that showed Robin’s mother on the plane (channeling Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids), Robin and her mom got to talking about Barney. Turns out, he’s got a lot in common with Robin’s father (Kevin, apparently you called it a few seasons ago!), which of course made Robin nervous, considering her parents’ marriage was such a disaster.
Meanwhile, Marshall, Ted, Barney, Ranjit, and Billy Zabka (!) were discussing Marshall’s recent knowledge that he was going to become a judge…but he was feeling weird that it came at the expense of Lily’s dream to move to Italy. Marshall pointed out they had had a big fight about it, Lily stormed out, and when she came back she was totally different about everything. Billy Zabka then added he saw Lily at the drugstore early that morning…and the license plate for the car she got into said “AHOY!!!” The Captain returns! READ FULL STORY