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harold and kumar

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

John Cho, Kal Pann

Directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson
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November 3, 2011

Remember Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle in 2004 or the first sequel, Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, in 2008.? If so, you'll feel like you've already seen A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, except that it's in 3D and set around the holidays. Slacker Kumar (Kal Penn), the son of Indian immigrants, is still shitfaced on weed. But Harold (John Cho), his Korean buddy, has made it on Wall Street (protesters are trying to occupy his office) and found a Latina wife who's ovulating. "Fuck a baby into me, Harold," she squeals. You get my point. We're getting more of the same, but less of the impact, like weed from a bad dealer. It's not long before Harold, or Roldy as Kumar calls him, is high again, pushing past weed into cocaine, Ecstasy and crack. A new character, the daughter of Harold's friend (Thomas Lennon), also gets to sample the goods. Hi-larious, huh? The openly gay Neil Patrick Harris, or NPH as we fans calls him, again portrays himself as a shameless pussyhound. "See you in the fourth," he tells the boys, hinting at yet another sequel. Say it isn't so. H&K are past their sell-by date. Way past.

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