Topic: A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas

Neil Patrick Harris Doesn’t Forget the Little Guys, Joins Up for ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas’

Neil Patrick Harris Doesn't Forget the Little Guys, Joins Up for 'A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas'

You can credit the Harold & Kumar stoner comedies with rejuvenating Neil Patrick Harris‘ career: In 2004′s Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harris played a fictionalized version of himself as a drug-addled playboy. Audiences loved seeing the guy they knew as cute Doogie Howser hilariously spiraling out of control. The next year, he introduced us to Barney Stinson (very much the same character, minus the drug habit) in How I Met Your Mother. His part in Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) was even bigger: ‘Shrooms, branding hookers, and getting shot dead.

He could’ve let it go there and walked away from a franchise that helped establish him as a comic actor. More »