David Beckham Kicks It With Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb (Exclusive First Look)


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Can Phineas and Ferb bend it like Beckham?

The animated characters interview the soccer star in the season premiere of Take Two With Phineas and Ferb, which features the two characters chatting with live-action guests on an animated talk show set. Each episode is roughly two minutes and airs on Disney Channel and Disney XD.

Beckham's episode debuts at 9:30 a.m. July 23. Throughout the season, the characters also will interview Howie Mandel, Miss Piggy, Jason Segel, Shaun White, Ty Pennington, Tom Bergeron, Guy Fieri, Ben Stiller and Larry King, among others.

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Phineas and Ferb are from Disney Channel's popular animated series of the same name. The stepbrothers spend their summer building things like roller coasters and rockets out of everyday materials, while their sister continually tries to find ways to get them in trouble with their parents. Unbeknownst to the duo, their pet platypus leads a double life as a secret agent, battling an evil scientist.

The series features the voices of Vincent Martella (Phineas), Thomas Sangster (Ferb), Ashley Tisdale (Candace), Caroline Rhea (Mom), Richard O'Brien (Dad) and Dan Povenmire (Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz).

Disney Channel also is gearing up for the premiere of Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension, an original movie debuting at 8 p.m. Aug. 5. The network has launched a nationwide tour featuring "Perry the Platy-Bus," a 27-foot Airstream trailer complete with bill, tail and googly eyes inspired by Phineas and Ferb's pet platypus, Perry, to promote the series and movie.

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It kicked off in New York's Times Square and is making stops at such landmarks and fan events as the St. Louis arch (July 14), San Diego's Comic-Con (July 21-14) and Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim (Aug. 19-21), with fans able to play video games, sing along with "Perry-oke" and meet Phineas and Ferb.

Phineas and Ferb is the top-rated animated series in primetime among kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.


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