I really don’t know who that fellow is. He’s a guy who stars in that series,” Braeden told EW, laughing. “It’s very unfortunate. First of all, I came back from hip surgery. I was off for three weeks. I’ve doubled my work, 30 to 50 pages a day for me, alone. Everyone knows that I’m exhausted. I was not about appear on a show for two lines, because that’s what it amounted to. Exclusive: Eric Braeden on Neil Patrick Harris calling him a ‘D-bag’ on Twitter | Inside TV | EW.com First of all, it was a cameo. He was lucky that it had any lines at all. Second, how does he not know who Neil Patrick Harris is? He was Doogie FUCKING Howser, Dr. FUCKING Horrible, and Barney FUCKING Stinson. So, don’t dismiss the wise NPH because you’ve been stuck on a Soap Opera for so long!