November 5th, 2010
04:16 PM ET
Meryl Streep is going into therapy – at least for the sake of the cameras.
Beginning November 8, the Oscar winner will do a three-episode guest stint on Lisa Kudrow's online comedy series, "Web Therapy."
On the show, which airs on Lexus's LStudio.com, the former "Friends" star plays Fiona Wallace, a psychiatrist who treats patients via Web cam. According to Deadline.com, Fiona suspects her husband Kip may be gay and enlists the help of Camilla Bowner (Streep), a counselor who is known for "restoring men to their natural straight state."
In an amusing preview of an upcoming episode, the two women come face to face on camera and don't quite connect. For starters, Camilla, noticing Fiona's smart dark suit, immediately offers her sympathies as she assumes she's headed to a funeral.
Deadline.com reports that as part of the story arc, Camilla, who blames Fiona for Kip’s lack of interest in women, will use talk therapy, aversion therapy and her "Healing Touch" treatment to get him "back on track."
"It was heaven in every way, shape and form," Kudrow, 47, says of working with Streep, 61. "She came in with the character, she is so nimble, so smart, really funny and hilarious improvising."
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