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Season 7: Episode 4 - The Stinson Missile Crisis

The Stinson Missile Crisis: ­During a court mandated therapy session for assault, Robin tells her therapist Kevin, the story of what landed her in his office. Nora had gone away for a few days to cover a news story, during which time Barney realized he had left some loose ends in his constant pursuit of women and enlists Robin’s help. After ridding of all the evidence the two go out to celebrate but Nora shows up and surprises him. A jealous Robin directs a girl, lured into the bar by one of Barney’s schemes, to where Barney and Nora are eating, and at the last minute has a change of heart and tackles the girl outside the restaurant, thus preserving Barney’s good boyfriend status. Meanwhile Ted is becoming too involved in Marshall and Lily’s pregnancy, questioning Lily’s doctor’s laid back attitude and Marshall starts to question her decisions too. Ted signs them up for a birthing class that Lily refuses to attend so he and Marshall go without her. In the end, Marshall realizes he was wrong to be influenced by Ted and apologizes to Lily. Ted acknowledges that he is wrong and is clinging to them in part for wanting a family of his own and he steps back giving them the space they need.