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HIMYM S07E21 "Now We're Even" 04/16/2012

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by busyba, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

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    Great ep, but I'm sorry, from what I understand, there's absolutely no way a non-pilot can be talked down in a helicopter.

    Fixed wing aircraft, sure, but operating a helicopter is a balancing act involving you doing something completely different with each hand (as well as some stuff with your feet, I think). It's a death trap even for experienced pilots. :) It should have spun out of control as soon as the pilot went out.

    A pilot friend of mine told me once that in training for fixed-wind aircraft they teach you emergency techniques in case you are going to crash, and in helicopter training they teach you emergency techniques for when you are going to crash. :D
     
  2. madscientist

    madscientist Deregistered Snoozer

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    Great callback with Ted getting digits in a dress! Loved it.
     
  3. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Active Member

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    Yeah. I'm not a pilot but even I knew with Robin having both hands on the cyclic there were no hands on the collective & throttle lever. Even if her feet were doing the right thing that's a recipe for a crash.
     
  4. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

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    I liked the development of the Barney/Quinn storyline----with him both psyched and anxious about her being a stripper.
     
  5. mattack

    mattack Active Member

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    Yeah, even with Barney's personality, it seemed so strange that he was so excited about her being a stripper... then the revelation made sense (which is I guess how I expect everyone would feel).
     
  6. loubob57

    loubob57 Cancer sucks! TCF Club

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    Loved all the words on the screen gags.
     
  7. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

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    I didn't even remember that this was a callback until I read Sepinwall's recap.

    Enjoyed the episode, and thought Barney's anxiety about Quinn's profession was very realistic.
     

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