The soundtrack for the 2011 comedy A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas serves up a smorgasbord of yuletide standards, but there’s a subversive streak to the collection that owes more to 2003's Bad Santa than it does Miracle on 34th Street. While Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis, and the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra all make respectable appearances, they do so in service of moments that don’t exactly bristle with holiday spirit -- in the film, Crosby's classic rendition of “White Christmas” is accompanied by a slow-motion blizzard of cocaine. It’s all in good fun, however, and even though Big Boi is trumpeting “Daddy’s Fat Sax” and Gregtronic's letting you know that “It's a Very Jolly Day (For You to Die),” it’s not too long before Doogie Howser himself, Neil Patrick Harris, steps in and manages to save the day with a gloriously goofy montage of seasonal classics.
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AllMusic Review by James Christopher Monger
Christmas Medley: Deck the Halls/Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town/Little Drummer Boy/We Wish You a Merry Christmas