|George Van Smoot|
Also Known As:
Zoey Pierson (ex-wife)
|Gallery of George Van Smoot images (11)|
In Oh Honey, it is revealed that Zoey told The Captain that she is in love with someone else and they are getting a divorce.
In Garbage Island, the Captain mistakes Ted coming to pick up a box of Zoey's belongings for her that he has come to console The Captain over his loss. After much discussion, Ted reveals that he is the one who is dating Zoey.
It's revealed that back in August 2011, Lily, Robin and Ted were at an art gallery The Captain was throwing. After Lily was interested in one of the newer paintings on display a year and a half before the artist became famous, The Captain hired Lily to be his new art consultant. The Ashtray
In Romeward Bound, The Captain tells Lily that he is moving to Rome for a year, and would like her to accompany him as his art consultant. After some deliberation, Lily rejects his offer, as she thinks Marshall loves his job. Even after Marshall tells her that he is ready to move to Rome, Lily get scared of moving so far away, but Marshall convinces her to take the job offer from The Captain.
- Spouse: Zoey Pierson (divorced)
- Daughter(s): Hannah
Notes and TriviaEdit
- It's unknown if The Captain is affiliated with the Van Smoot House (where Lily and Marshall were married) or Jefferson Van Smoot (host of "the Van Smoot" party in Robots Versus Wrestlers).
- In The Naked Truth, when the magazine with Ted on the cover zooms in to show the headline about Garrison Cootes, one of the other headlines reads, "By George: is Van Smoot Van Smitten?" suggesting that The Captain has found love after Zoey.
- It's possible that The Captain is based on Jay Gatsby from The Great Gatsby.
- It is said that The Captain and Arthur Hobbs both attended Phillips Exeter Academy.