It was confirmed a few weeks ago that Matt Letscher would be reprising his role as Eobard Thawne, a.k.a the Reverse-Flash during season 2 of “The Flash.” The character will return in an episode appropriately titled “The Reverse-Flash Returns” which is set to air on January 26th. The CW has released the official synopsis for the episode which you can read below.
“The Reverse-Flash Returns” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
HE’S BACK… — When Cisco (Carlos Valdes) gets a vibe of Eobard Thawne (guest star Matthew Letscher), Barry (Grant Gustin) and the team don’t believe it. But, after an attack at Mercury Labs, Christina McGee (guest star Amanda Pays) confirms that the Reverse Flash is back. Meanwhile, Iris (Candice Patton) and Francine (guest star Vanessa A. Williams) share a nice moment that brings Iris closer to her brother, Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale). Michael Allowitz directed the episode written by Aaron Helbing & Todd Helbing (#211). Original airdate 1/26/2016.”