Funniest 90 Seconds on 'How I Met Your Mother'

More

>How I Met Your Mother has one consistent redeeming quality—every episode manages to touch on some depressing/uplifting/soul-crushing/absurd aspect of being an urban twentysomething. Last night's episode, "Hooked," dealt with the cruelest type of unrequited love: The kind where one party keeps the other hanging on with the tease that now just isn't the best time for a relationship. Yes. We've all been there.

But, sadly, as is sometimes the case with How I Met Your Mother, "Hooked" just wasn't all that funny. It's not completely the fault of guest star Carrie Underwood, either. There were too many failed jokes, from a bizarre teacup pig subplot, to a "this is what being hooked is" montage that was repeated with each lead. Had it been done better, it would have gotten funnier with each example. Instead, it just got more annoying.

Best moment? A Barney non sequitur, obviously. Watch his history of hot girl professions below.

Jump to comments
Presented by

Lindsey Bahr is a writer based in Chicago.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Video

What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

Video

Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

Feature

The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

Writers

Up
Down

More in Entertainment

Just In