10 The Worst Things The Gang Did To Robin in HIMYM

They all loved each other at the end of the day, but there’s no shortage of horrible things the characters in How I Met Your Mother did to each other. Robin wasn’t good at showing her emotions, so when she was upset, it usually went unnoticed. Therefore, the gang often took things farther than they should have.

They Make Fun Of Her For Being Canadian

Robin’s Canadian heritage is one of the many running gags in How I Met Your Mother. It’s usually light jabs that are all in good fun, but sometimes the gang can get a bit too extreme with it. Barney is the main culprit of this and acts like living in Canada is the worst possible thing that could happen to a person.

They Miss Her Morning Show

The gang never watches Robin’s morning show because it comes on when everyone is asleep. Eventually, they feel bad and have a sleepover at Marshall and Lily’s so they can all watch the show together. Robin is excited that her friends are tuning in, and the show turns out to be the best one yet.

They Start A “Robin 101” Class

Not only was this a serious invasion of privacy, but it was flat-out weird. During the early days of Barney and Robin’s relationship, Barney is worried that he’s going to mess things up between them. So, Ted, who previously dated her, comes up with a solution.

They Participate In A Drinking Game About Her

Ted’s students point out that Robin can’t stop saying “but, um” throughout her newscast, and they make a drinking game centred around it. Rather than telling Robin up front, the guys grab some booze and spend the night laughing at Robin and drinking away. Ted even joins his class at the bar to play the game with them.

They Track Down Her “Robin Sparkles” Video

When Robin refuses to go to the mall, everyone wants to know why. She’s uncomfortable with all the poking and prodding, but the gang refuses to let up. Marshall goes to the library to find information on Robin that could be related, leading everyone to think Robin got married at a mall.

They Trap Her In The Suburbs

After a falling out with Ted, Robin moves out of their apartment. Lily and Marshall are more than happy to host her at their home in the suburbs, but the episode turns creepy very quickly. Finding other housing options, Robin tells Lily and Marshall that she’s going to leave.

They Don’t Realize How Much She’s Hurting

Robin’s breakup with Barney took more of an emotional toll on her than most of the gang realized. As her best friend, Lily picks up on Robin’s feelings, but Barney was blind as a bat.

They Intrude On Her Time With Don

Robin and Don’s relationship is getting serious, which makes Ted and Barney start to worry. They both realize at the same time that they want her back, and drunk dial her in an attempt to flirt when that doesn’t work, Ted and Barney show up screaming outside of her apartment until she lets them in. Robin and Don end up having to take care of them instead of spending time alone, as they had originally planned.

They Ruin Her News Segment

Marshall creates a lie that spins out of control and puts Robin’s job in jeopardy. Lily wants to buy a gun after Marshall is mugged, but he tells her he was mugged by a monkey at the zoo to talk her down. Robin immediately wants Marshall to come on her show and tell the story, but chaos ensues.

They Let Her Drift Away

One of the saddest aspects of the How I Met Your Mother finale, was where Robin stood in terms of the gang. She began to pull away and no one even understood the reason why.
Barney was constantly hitting on people in front of her.  And Marshall and Lily were busy preparing for the birth of their third kid. Robin felt as if there was no place for her among the group. Hanging out with them only caused her pain.

Related Posts

2 thoughts on “10 The Worst Things The Gang Did To Robin in HIMYM

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.