Neil Patrick Harris as the Shoe Fairy on an upcoming "Sesame Street."
Is "Sesame Street" the new "Saturday Night Live"?
It sure seems that way lately, with young stars going for "Street" cred by appearing on the iconic children's television show. Norah Jones did it, and Feist earlier this year turned her hit "1,2,3,4" into a tailor-made kids counting song. Lots of celebs make the effort.
The latest hip visitor to the street: Neil Patrick Harris. Fresh off his successful role in Joss Whedon's Internet musical last week, "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog," Harris shows up in this video (we can't embed it!) as the Shoe Fairy. Well ...