I know that I've already written a short post regarding my response after watching the latest How I met your mother episode (Symphony of Illusion), but waking up this morning still devastated for what happened
to my beloved fictitious tv character, made me realize that I have more to write regarding the subject.
If you're an avid fan of the series and you were able to watch the episode, you'll surely understand what I'm talking about. But if you haven't watched the episode, I will suggest that you stop reading now,
unless you're okay with spoilers.
5-6 minutes into the episode, I was actually feeling very happy seeing Robin's two kids from the future. I was even more amazed (and was actually smiling ear to ear) when she referred to Barney as the "father" of the kids. I was like, "oh yeah! It's going to be a Barney-Robin team up alright!"
Robin and Barney's future kids
But sadly, the celebration was shortlived when it was revealed that Robin will never be able to get pregnant. I remember waiting for the punch line after that revelation, but nothing came.
I really feel bad for Robin. Especially when she decided to keep it to herself for fear that her friends might start worrying about her.
Robin has always been a strong and independent character through out the series, which was also one of the reason why she's my favorite character. Seeing her devastated had devastated me as well. (yeah, I
find it weird... or I'm just sympathizing with her.)
Robin devastated on Christmas... :(
I really think that what the writers did with Robin Scherbatsky's character was unnecessary. I mean, what's the point? Sure she doesn't want to have children and the story can end that way with everybody happy, (even if she doesn't end up with Barney... darn) Seriously?!
Why did they have to do it? And during the Christmas season? What a nice Christmas gift that is! (thick sarcasm)
It's a good thing Ted was there to cheer her up (despite him having no idea what Robin's problem was)
how about a Ted - Robin team up?
Overall, after watching the Symphony of Illumination episode, I felt that the Barney-Robin team up looks kinda impossible now. Barney would definitely want to have kids, and with a new character showing up as
his new love interest, well, you can do the math.
And by the way, Cobie Smulders did a great job with Robin! I hope to see her in more movies soon (can't wait to see her as Agent Maria Hill in the upcoming Avengers movie)
That's for now.
UPDATE Aug 29, 2012
WEEH! IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S GOING TO BE A BARNEY-ROBIN TEAM UP AFTER ALL!! CAN"T WAIT FOR SEASON 8 PREMIER AT SEPT 24, 2012!