For "legendary." Neil Patrick Harris, a.k.a. Barney, is in the lineup of stars who will make cameos on the upcoming season of "Sesame Street," which premieres August 11. Word is he'll play the "Fairy Shoeperson." Among the other visitors: Sandra Oh (pictured above, with Cookie Monster), Will Arnett, Feist, Jessica Alba, David Beckham, Heidi Klum, Brian Williams, Sandra Oh, Jack Black, Jenny McCarthy, Feijoo Sisters and Jason Taylor. As for the parodies, we'll get "30 Rocks," "Pre-School Musical" and "Are You Smarter Than an Egg Layer." Oh, and they're also going to teach kids about math.
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