You see, the universe has a plan kids, and that plan is always in motion. A butterfly flaps its wings, and it starts to rain. It’s a scary thought but it’s also kind of wonderful. All these little parts of the machine constantly working, making sure that you end up exactly where you’re supposed to be, exactly when you’re supposed to be there. The right place at the right time.
How I met your mother - The Rehearsal Dinner
We might also add hijacking your rehearsal dinner to ambush your fiance to the list of bad ideas. Our recap.
Thank you Lin-Manuel Miranda for pointing out that Ted and Marshall are pretty terrible at parenting.
Truth is, I only know of one genuinely platonic relationship. Marshall and Robin wouldn’t hook up even if this happened.