- This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Neil Patrick Harris.
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Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, director, magician, and musician. He played the role of Bart Simpson in the made-for-television film Blood on the Blackboard: The Bart Simpson Story.
The film announcer introduced him as "TV's Doogie Howser". In sharp contrast to actual events, the films depicted Bart murdering Principal Skinner in cold blood while a frightened Fat Tony tried to talk him out of it.
He has also been punned on in a couple of episodes:
Behind the Laughter
At the time "Bart the Murderer" originally aired, Harris's best-known role was as the title character in Doogie Howser, M.D.. He has since enjoyed a successful acting career and in recent years his most prominent role has been starring in How I Met Your Mother.