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Controversial Netflix Sitcom Finale Doesn’t Deserve the Hate

Controversial Netflix Sitcom Finale Doesn’t Deserve the Hate

How I met your mother

Storylines such as the marriage of Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin were created to extend the life of the series. Unfortunately, that union was also a victim of the How I met your mother final. The show had to make it seem believable that these two characters, who had come to despise each other, would actually fall in love, and unfortunately it did its job too well.

Both Robin and Barney’s relationship as well as the titular mother were handled so well that fans didn’t want them killed off to serve Ted and Robin’s story. But Ted and Robin were always the point. In many ways, How I met your mother is a fairy tale, finale and all.

Ted may not have started his story with “Once upon a time,” but he still told the children a fairytale version of his past. And like a fairy tale, the two romantic interests must end up together from the beginning to the end.