How I Met Your Mother

Will Sasso is heading back to How I Met Your Mother for Round 2.

The MADtv star is set to reprise his role as Doug, the aggressive MacLaren's bartender who once went toe-to-toe with Ted (Josh Radnor) and Barney (Neil Patrick Harris).

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"We always meant to get him back for something good," exec producer Carter Bays told TVLine.com, who first reported the news. The episode "recaps the story of the gang's New Year's Eve. It's very funny..."

The New Year's Eve episode is slated to air Monday, Jan. 2 at 8/7c on CBS.