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When Marshall and Lily break their engagement in season one, Barney lures women away from Marshall so that he can remain faithful to the woman he truly loves. Barney's relationship with women evolves throughout the series; in the later seasons, he begins to desire a more conventional relationship, as evidenced by his subsequent proposals to both Quinn Garvey and Robin Scherbatsky.
He is also known to write a blog.
Career[ edit ] Throughout the series, Barney frequently refuses to say what he does for a living, brushing off any questions about his job with a dismissive "Please. Barney states in " Cupcake " that, as a lawyer for Altrucell, Marshall would make more money in three months than he and Lily make in a year because his company has so many lawsuits against it.
As of Season 4, his company is involved in a hostile takeover of Goliath National Bank GNB and consequently shifts him to the management team of the bank, but he remains a powerful executive and continues to use the same office he has had since it was first shown in Season 1. Despite this, he has suggested there is the possibility he will one day wash up on shore with no teeth or fingerprints and supposedly has come under attack by ninjas in the past during work.
In Season 4, during the episode " Happily Ever After ", Barney states to a woman that he is an "Attorney in Law", though this was probably just part of a pick-up line as he immediately followed it with "Let's talk about getting you off". His video resume was published in Season 4 episode " The Possimpible ".
Unknown to his company, he has been conspiring with the federal government as part of a long-term plan to get revenge on his boss, who stole his girlfriend prior to the start of the series.
Ted Mosby[ edit ] Ted is Barney's self-proclaimed best friend and "wing man". They meet in at MacLaren's, and Barney takes it upon himself to "teach Ted how to live". While Ted is often annoyed by Barney's antics, he considers him a good friend, and in " Miracles ," says that Barney is like a brother to him.
Their friendship has been tested, however; in " The Goat ", Ted finds out that Barney and Robin slept together and ends their friendship, and refuses to speak to him for several episodes. In the third-season finale, "Miracles", however, Ted forgives Barney after Barney severely injures himself while trying to help him.
They remain an important part of each other's lives for the rest of the series, with Barney comforting Ted after he is left at the altar in " Shelter Island " and Ted teaching Barney how to be a good boyfriend to Robin in " Robin ". Ted is the best man at Barney's wedding, and, along with the other main characters, is present for the birth of his child. While Marshall makes fun of Barney's promiscuity and ethical lapses, however, Barney has helped him many times throughout the series.
Barney is "co-best man" with Ted at Marshall's wedding. Along with the other main characters, Marshall is present for the birth of Barney's daughter.
In the episode " Slap Bet ", Barney loses a bet with Marshall and agrees to let Marshall slap him five times at random occasions "throughout eternity". This is later extended to eight slaps in the episode " Disaster Averted ". Marshall administers these slaps in the episodes "Slap Bet", " Stuff ", " Slapsgiving ", " Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of the Slap ", " Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra ", and " The End of the Aisle ".
Lily Aldrin[ edit ] Barney makes many unwelcome sexual advances toward Lily throughout the series, and frequently implies that Lily is secretly attracted to him, despite all evidence to the contrary.
Nevertheless, he considers Lily a confidante, seeking her advice on winning Robin over and telling her deeply personal secrets, such as his failed ambition to be a concert violinist.
He also admires her skill at lying and manipulating people, considering it to be on par with his own. While Lily calls Barney "the world's biggest pervert" and a "womanizing creep", she also considers him one of her best friends. Along with the other main characters, Lily is present for the birth of Barney's daughter.
Throughout Season 4, he struggles with his feelings for her, until they finally get together in the season finale " The Leap ". They become a full-fledged couple in season 5, but they break up in " The Rough Patch " when they find that they are making each other miserable. They never truly get over each other, however, even while they are dating other people. In the eighth season, he launches an elaborate plan to win Robin's heart encouraged by Ted's future wife that ends with Barney proposing to her.
She accepts, and they get engaged.
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The final season revolves around their wedding weekend. After much doubt and soul-searching, they get married in " The End of the Aisle ". The series finale, " Last Forever ", reveals that, after three years of marriage, they get divorced because Robin's work schedule prevents them from spending any time together.
They do not see each other again for several years, until Ted's wedding. Nora Nazanin Boniadion whom he cheats with Robin; and Quinn Becki Newtona stripper to whom he proposes, but with whom he breaks up upon realizing that they don't trust each other.
Instead, I turned to Marshall and Lily, hoping that they'd understand.
- Barney Stinson
Boy, was I in for a surprise Robin stood in the doorway, awkwardly watching as Lily sobbed into Marshall's shirt. Most of the students weren't harmed, but The window next to her head shattered and one of the shards impaled her in the stomach.
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She was rushed into emergency surgery Barney has a daughter? Barney had never mentioned a child to her. The other couple nodded. She had pneumonia several weeks back, but it's cleared up into a really nasty cold.
Barney was trying to slowly usher her back to school Barney's recent, unexplained slew of absences from their get-togethers at McLaren's.Exclusive: Shame on Barney and Robin Song
His constant need to have his phone nearby, and to check it every thirty seconds. His shock when she had accused him of cheating on her. How he had run off from their date so quickly. He had a daughter, and she had been in what sounded like a horrific accident. It was any parent's worst nightmare Barney must've been absolutely beside himself We should all be down at the hospital, offering him moral support.
But Lily shook her head. Finally regaining control of her emotions, she answered, "Barney asked us to stay behind. He wanted us to get Aurora's room ready for her Ted's down with him now, trying to keep him calm until the operation is finished. I need to be with him. It was Marshall that stopped her. Her name was Scarlett. She developed breast cancer two years after giving birth to Aurora," "Marshall!
She was given less than six months to live. She lasted two weeks. But he also never exploited it. When he would come home, his womanizing ways would be behind him To see them together He should know by now that I wouldn't think like that. You were getting serious, and She needs a mother, and," This time, it was Robin who cut Lily off. Robin shifted awkwardly, not sure what to make of this.
She'd gone from being pissed-off at Barney, to wanting to comfort him, to suddenly questioning the entire foundation of their relationship. She wasn't put-off by the idea that Barney had a daughter actually, the thought of it was rather endearingbut rather by the fact that he didn't trust her with that information.
If he didn't trust her with this, what else was he keeping from her? It means a lot. I went there with every intention of comforting Barney, but also telling him that hiding this information from me wasn't okay. When I got there, however, all thoughts of anger flew from my mind. When I saw that little girl, I fell in love. Nonetheless, Barney has sex with with Ted's ex Robin after she went through a bad breakup and was emotionally vulnerable—of coursean action that creates a large rift Ted and Barney.
As we later learn, Ted and Robin still harbor feelings for one another, further complicating the situation. Ted eventually forgives Barney, a testament to his kind nature, but this yet again shows Barney's lack of regard for his friend's feelings.
Barney and Lily Source 1. He Hits on Marshall's Wife Guys, you should already know it's not cool to set sights on a taken girl even if you don't know her boyfriend. But despite Barney's close friendship with both Marshall and Lily, he constantly flirts with and makes lewd comments towards her which she doesn't enjoy. These remarks don't stop upon Marshall and Lily's marriage, and Barney makes no secret of the fact that he'd bed Lily if possible. Here's a quick list of his most inappropriate actions: He desperately searches for a sex tape of Marshall and Lily upon learning of its existence.
He disguises himself as a doctor, attempting to examine Lily naked in a checkup. He finds pleasure in paying Lily who was struggling for funds alongside Marshall to paint him naked. Barney never successfully woos Lily, so we overlook these instances as light-hearted shenanigans, but really stop and think about how you'd feel if your best friend tried to sleep with your spouse. What are your thoughts on Barney Stinson?
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Well, most are played for laughs, and Barney does some genuinely nice things throughout the show, but only for his friends—he terribly mistreats the women he comes across. Plus, we're supposed to idolize Barney.
He has a sweet job, piles of money, he's good with women, well-dressed, quick-witted, and somehow manages to keep four decent people as his best friends. That's a life many, especially us guys, would love, causing us to inadvertently respect rather than despise Barney. And we somewhat forgive him for his trespasses because we see the difficult issues he faced growing up, like an absent father and the abuse suffered from his first girlfriend.
Still, behind the high fives, jokes, and suits lies a shattered person who spreads more misery than joy throughout the world he inhabits. Why do you hate Barney? It's just a sitcom! No one said I hate Barney. Just because it isn't real doesn't mean the scope of his actions within the fictional universe aren't despicable. Have you seen the entire series? Barney took Marshall's dates because he wanted him to be with Lilly which is why he's the one the brought her back to New York.