By Natalie Abrams
August 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM EDT
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Breaking Bad star Dean Norris has landed a multi-episode arc on The Big Bang Theory, EW has learned exclusively.

Norris will play Captain Williams, a tough Air Force representative from the Department of Materiel Command, who’s interested in the boys’ quantum gyroscope for military applications.

As teased in the finale, Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) suspected the Air Force could be spying on their project. “Based on what we’ve learned and what we’ve been researching, it could be fine, but I think there is a small percentage chance that they should actually be concerned,” executive producer Steve Molaro previously told EW. “That storyline is certainly not finished. They have no choice but to see what the Air Force wants and then go from there.”

Norris, whose credits also include Under the Dome and Sons of Liberty, will appear in the first three episodes of season 10.

The Big Bang Theory returns Monday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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Sheldon, Leonard, Penny, Raj, and Wolowitz, Amy, Bernadette—the gang keeps growing. Bazinga!
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