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Neil Patrick Harris' 'Best Time Ever': A Variety Show In Need Of More Variety

NBC's new live weekly show mixes mini-quiz shows, game shows, production numbers, stunt competitions and pranks. Despite all this, critic David Bianculli says it hasn't yet reached its full potential.

Carson Daly jokes with host Neal Patrick Harris during last night's premiere episode of NBC's Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris. Greg Endries/NBC hide caption

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Neil Patrick Harris' 'Best Time Ever': A Variety Show In Need Of More Variety

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