Kyle MacLachlan to Return to How I Met Your Mother -- What Does The Captain Want?

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHERAn unexpected blast from the past is coming to How I Met Your Mother.

Kyle MacLachlan will reprise his role as The Captain on the hit CBS comedy, TVLine has confirmed.

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Per Vulture, which first reported the news, the actor will appear in the Feb. 18 episode. The Captain, aka the ex-husband of Zoey (played by Once Upon a Time‘s Jennifer Morrison), will contact Ted out of the blue —  naturally, stressing him out.

HIMYM fans, why do you think The Captain’s getting in touch with Ted?