In the aftermath of Robin's break-up with Kevin and Ted's resulting confession to her that he is still in love with her, Robin has much time to think about Ted's admission as she is heading off on a business trip to Moscow. Robin leaves Ted with something to think about: a kiss and a vow to talk about their situation when she returns. But when Ted turns to Marshall and subsequently Lily for advice, Marshall offers words of hope and Lily offer a declaration that he and Robin were never meant to be together. Based on something that Barney discovers under Marshall and Lily's bed, Ted comes to realize why Marshall and Lily so often take different sides on an issue. Before Robin returns, Ted believes he knows what her answer is going to be. When Robin returns and does give Ted her answer, Marshall and Lily have differing opinions on whether her answer is definitive. Meanwhile, Barney searches high and low through Marshall and Lily's house for a videotape of them having sex, which Lily ... Written by
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: by the bar entrance when Barney leaps out of the booth and heads for the door. See more
When Ted calls Marshall to meet him at the bar (around the 3:30 mark) and they hang up, you can clearly see Marshall's phone screen as he pulls it away from his ear and that it was not in a call but simply in what appears to be the app menu. See more
Here's the funny thing. In my own crazy way, I was happy. For the first time in years, there was no little part of me clinging to the dream of being with Robin. Which meant for the first time in years, the world was wide open. Because, kids, when a door closes... well, you know the rest.
For Ted's sake, I hate to say this, but... pay up.
[Holds her hand out. There is a short pause
References From Russia with Love
Shake It Out
by Florence + The Machine See more