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James Van Der Beek Heads to How I Met Your Mother

Seriously, won't someone give James Van Der Beek a full-time job? At least the ex-Capesider is staying busy with some decent guest-starring roles — first on Ugly Betty, then on the guest-star-happy How I Met Your Mother. (Don't tell anyone, but I might be more excited about this than I was about Britney.)

Van Der Beek will pop up in an upcoming episode that revisits Robin Sparkles, Robin's past life as a Canadian teen pop sensation. E! reports that while it's not confirmed yet, it's likely that he'll play Robin's crush from back in the day, whom she runs into again (and re-crushes on).

The episode will also reveal the B-side to the Sparkes single "Let's Go to the Mall" — apparently a soulful breakup ballad, rumored to be shot on a beach in black-and-white. Man, I can't wait to see that video.

There's no date set yet for Van Der Beek's appearance, but with only a few weeks left in this TV season, we shouldn't have to wait long. Here's hoping the next time I write about this guy, it will be for a job longer than one episode. I mean, not to get all competitive, but Pacey's doing pretty well for himself.

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pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 8 years
:ROTFL: I'm excited for another Robin sparkles song.
emalove emalove 8 years
Woot! I'm excited for this! LOVE that show.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 8 years
Robin Sparkles!!! Loved that episode!!! Can't wait!!! James is such a good actor. He does need some more work!
ladypenguin ladypenguin 8 years
I'm kind of indifferent about James van der Beek's role...but sooo excited for the return of Robin Sparkles!!! :BANANA:
Jesstagirl Jesstagirl 8 years
I heart Robin Sparkles! Last night's show was another winner. Couldn't stop laughing!
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
How I Met Your Mother is such a great show; I'm definitely excited about this.
luv2blazy luv2blazy 8 years
Oh!! I hope this isn't an April Fool's joke. I didn't like Brit all that much on the show. This would be great esp if the slap bet was part of this episode too. For those of you who don't know, the slap bet originated in the 'Let's go to the mall' episode.
Brooklynbee Brooklynbee 8 years
Invisible high five!!
karisaamy karisaamy 8 years
Robin Sparkles and Dawson!!! So excited!
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