[or: the au where instead of giving him an inspiring speech, tracy and barney start dating instead.
The sixth season of how i met your mother, ted (josh radnor) still didnt meet the mother of his children, but his friends marshall (jason segel) and lily (alyson hannigan) did get pregnant with their first child, while barney (neil patrick harris) entered into his first adult relationship, and robin (cobie smulders) worried that she had missed her opportunity.
When nora goes out of town for work, barney tries to dismantle all the scams he has in place to help him get laid.
Ive been in places in my life where i both idolized barney and saw the depraved dissatisfaction of his lifestyle.
Robins trip, she tells ted that they cant be together, and she moves out of their apartment.
10title: tick tick tickoriginal airdate: november 14, 2011after barney and robin sleep together, they decide that they have to break up with their respective significant others and give their relationship another try.
Barney goes back to his former ways, and the playbook the epitome of his former lifestyle, burned with such a profound sense of ceremony rises like a phoenix the dead.
When do barney and robin start dating
22title: good crazyoriginal airdate: april 30, 2012barney cant handle quinn being a stripper and tries to get her to quit, but she refuses.
And robin do the research anyway and send ted a link while hes on his date, which he cant stop himself from reading, and it ruins the experience.
Ted is teaching barney, and barney doesn't pay attention, he mutters "how do i reach this kid?
Barney finally decides that he doesnt want to just keep hooking up with random women, and embraces being committed to quinn.
Robin fears that barney is cheating on her, she soon discovers that he is spending his evenings with ted learning everything there is to know on how to date her.
She reconsiders her relationship with barney when it seems that he really doesn't want to be in a relationship, and then makes a 180 degree turn being too attentive, which makes robin believe he's cheating on her.
After robins break-up with kevin, a lonely ted confesses to robin that hes in love with her.
When robin and barney start dating
The biggest heartbreak of the finale was how the barney & robin storyline was wrapped up.
But lily distracts him, and as the loser barney must wear marshalls silly-looking tie with pictures of ducks on it for an entire year.
Marshall and lily decide not to learn the gender of their child before he or she is born, and barney keeps bugging them until they finally give in and learn that theyre having a boy.
5title: field triporiginal airdate: october 10, 2011robins therapist terminates their therapy because hes attracted to her, and the two of them start dating.
Archive warnings applytracy mcconnell/ted mosby robin scherbatsky/barney stinson lily aldrin/marshall eriksented mosby tracy mcconnell barney stinson robin scherbatsky marshall eriksen lily aldrin luke mosby penny mosbykid fic sickfic fluff and hurt/comfort.
4title: the stinson missile crisisoriginal airdate: october 3, 2011robin ends up in court-ordered therapy for assault and spends forever telling her therapist (kal penn) about what happened.
And now, after finally making sense of everything for us, they throw everything away, and give us robin and ted again.
And robin share a moment during ted and tracy's wedding, which starts them both thinking about the pastand the future.
Chapter 14, barney and robin have a nice dinner with robin's father and figure out names for their unborn children.
Barney obsesses over his certainty that nora has lied about her age, but it turns out he was just manufacturing a reason to worry.
Ted would have been no better than barney about robin traveling all the time, and not wanting (or able to have) kids.
Robins former therapist/new boyfriend kevin cant resist psychoanalyzing the group, and determines that theyre completely dysfunctional.
12title: symphony of illuminationoriginal airdate: december 5, 2011barney is at first excited to learn that robin is pregnant and he might be a father, but then the doctor tells robin that she isnt pregnant and actually cant have a baby.
For thanksgiving, everyone goes to the long island house, where robin locks herself in the bathroom to protest lily and marshalls move and barney shows up with a baby (that turns out to belong to his brother james).
She almost lets one last bimbo get to barney, but finally comes to her senses and tackles the girl to keep her from ruining barneys time with nora.
Chose not to use archive warningsblaine anderson/kurt hummel rachel berry/quinn fabray santana lopez/sebastian smythe newt/thomas (maze runner) teresa agnes/minho (maze runner) skye | daisy johnson/grant ward leo fitz/jemma simmons emma pillsbury/will schuester phil coulson/melinda may robin scherbatsky/barney stinson jennifer "jj" jareau/spencer reid hermione granger/draco malfoy elsa/jack beth frost/johnie black kristen winters/edward kub adrianne everheart/william frost kathrin bjorgman/mike swiftbeth frost jennifer "jj" jareau kristen winters melinda may kathrin bjorgman sue sylvester emma pillsbury adrianne everheart jack frost (rise of the guardians) minho (maze runner) noah puckerman leo fitz draco malfoy thomas (maze runner) sebastian smythe blaine anderson grant ward kurt hummel newt (maze runner) spencer reid johnie black mike swift william frost phil coulson john garrett will schuester edward kub elsa (frozen) teresa agnes jemma simmons rachel berry hermione granger santana lopez skye | daisy johnson quinn fabray robin scherbatsky barney stinson dolores umbridgeotp feels alternate universe - modern setting soulmate-identifying marks beth tries to help people find true love jennifer kristen melinda kathrin sue emma and adrianne are all teachers the boys are troublemakers quinn and grant are confused kids that need protection jj is awesome john garett and umbridge are both traiting bastards magical artifacts.
Barney and robin are both relieved that robin isnt pregnant, but robin gets depressed about being infertile, even though she never wanted kids, and doesnt tell anyone about it.
Ted convinced barney that he had to be attentive to robin's needs to keep her, and who better than ted to teach him what those needs are.
Marshall tells his dad about new years eve, when lily and marshall argued about marshalls desire to pass fascination with the paranormal on to their child; ted and barney opened a bar called puzzles in teds apartment; and robin ended up filling in for her drunk boss on a tv new years countdown.
She starts stressing about being in a relationship with barney when it seems that he really doesn't want to be in one, as he is having a hard time adjusting, and he then makes a complete turn around and starts being too attentive, which makes robin believe he's cheating on her.
Ted tries to meet women via online dating so he can get robin off his mind, but every girl he goes out with somehow reminds him of robin.
In that time, we saw both barney and robin lose it, doubt, and almost run off.
19title: the broathoriginal airdate: march 19, 2012when the group meets quinn, she acts controlling and manipulative, and they start to worry that shes just using barney for his money.
Marshall and lily are still the same, barney is still with robin and ted is still single ted.
Archive warnings applybarney stinson/tracy mcconnell robin scherbatsky/barney stinson tracy mcconnell/ted mosbybarney stinson robin scherbatsky ted mosby tracy mcconnelli can't even type barney/tracy without cracking myself up i am so sorry au so very fucking au.
18title: karmaoriginal airdate: february 27, 2012barney is fixated on quinn, the woman who called out his deceptive dating tactics but also spent one amazing night with him.
Ted realizes that he hasnt ended up with robin because robin is in love with barney.
She tells ted that his relationships dont work out because hes still hung up on robin.
23title: the magicians codeoriginal airdate: may 14, 2012marshall and barney are still stuck in atlantic city as lily goes into labor, so ted and robin try to distract her by telling stories about the group.
7title: norettaoriginal airdate: october 24, 2011barneys brother james (wayne brady) comes to visit and is creeped out by how much nora reminds him of their mother, and soon everyone in the group is seeing their parents in their romantic partners.
Is what happens in 10 minutes between barney and robin during "sandcastles in the sand" while watching the video.
Happens between the time that robin leaves the limo and the end of the episode?
Archive warnings applyrobin scherbatsky/barney stinson ted mosby & robin scherbatskyrobin scherbatsky ted mosbyseason eight post-the final page part 2.
Chose not to use archive warningsrobin scherbatsky/barney stinsonbarney stinson robin scherbatsky marshall eriksen lily aldrin ted mosby tracy mcconnellfriendship tradition holidays love family.
Ted tries to figure out what to do with robins empty room, while robin stays with lily and marshall on long island, which she hates.