Robin is attending court ordered therapy sessions stemming from an incident where she assaulted someone. The assault had something to do with her feelings for Barney, and not being able to deal emotionally with watching Barney court Nora, especially in the public and over-the-top manner he was doing it. As Robin tells the story, which includes her helping Barney as a "friend" erase the many loose hanging scams to pick up women so that Nora will think him a changed man, Robin's therapist, Kevin, gets more and more exasperated by the long winded nature of Robin's story. Part of that exasperation comes from what he sees as a tangent to the story he wants and needs to hear, but that Robin swears is cogent to the assault charge. That tangent concerns Ted inserting himself into Lily's pregnancy, as he has always seen himself, Marshall and Lily as an unbreakable threesome, like three peas in a pod. As Ted especially had issues with advice doled out by Dr. Sonya - Lily's somewhat ... Written by
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I can't believe I'm talking to a therapist. Well, ususally I'm not the touchy-feely, talk-about-your-emotions type. But with this... I just had to be a big enough person to admit that I need help. Huh. I guess this is what growing up feels like.
This is *court*-mandated therapy. You assaulted a woman.
[laughs and waves hand dismissively
That silly thing.
[More serious after getting a look from Kevin
I guess we can talk about that.
References Lady and the Tramp
When a Man Loves a Woman
Music & lyrics by Calvin Lewis
& Andrew Wright
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris See more