Tuesday, October 20, 2009

O Canada!

There are no words to express how much I enjoy the "Robin Goes Canadian" episodes of How I Met Your Mother. I love the jokes, the accent, the excitement over hockey (which, I don't get, but it's funny), and Robin's strong pull to the mother country. There are so many good things about these episodes. This one was HILARIOUS! LOVED the way Robin committed herself to becoming an American citizen, studied for the test (both the official and Barney's version) and even started "acting American" until she spotted her favorite Canadian bar. Suddenly, she was having a relapse and when she woke up, she was in a Toronto hotel room after the Brian Adams concert! Luckily, Barney was there to help her sort through every humorous detail. And to defend her Canadian-to-American honor at Tim Hortons (where he was promptly beaten up).

Meanwhile, Marshall and Ted were reliving a tiny piece of their youth: making the 22-hour drive to Chicago for their favorite pizza. But there was a slight problem -- Marshall brought Lily. This was bad from the get-go since Ted was looking forward to a boys' road trip. Then, it became painfully obvious that Lily was a frequent pee-er. This meant lots of stops along the already long drive. But no problem because Marshall had booked them in a quaint little B&B along the way (for couples) meaning no "drive all night" road trip this time around (much to Ted's chagrin). Ted wasn't too keen on staying at the B&B, so he kidnapped Marshall and the two finished the road trip alone. In the end, Lily got the last laugh, though. Both Marshall and Ted wound up with severe stomach pains courtesy of their favorite pizza place.

How I Met Your Mother airs Mondays on CBS. If you missed last night's episode, watch it for free at cbs.com.

1 comment:

John said...

I loved the Barney and Robin story and hated the Ted/Marshall/Lily story.