James Van Der Beek is returning for the final season of "How I Met Your Mother," HuffPost TV has confirmed.
He'll reprise his role as Simon, Robin's (Cobie Smulders) ex-boyfriend, in the 12th episode of Season 9, titled "Bedtime Stories." Van Der Beek broke the news of his return via Twitter, after posting an instagram photo of the "HIMYM" script.
— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) October 18, 2013
Van Der Beek's guest spots are always related to Robin's past as Canadian teen popstar Robin Sparkles, so here's hoping for another musical number.
"How I Met Your Mother" airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
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