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Neil Patrick Harris & Family Win Halloween, as Usual

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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, can you please adopt us? Seriously, we can't think of two cooler dads — especially when holidays come around. Exhibit A: Check out Burtka's freaky-fantastic Instagram slideshow of the whole family dressed as an old-timey circus "curiosities" act.

Trick or Freak... plus out takes.

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Burtka captioned the post, "Trick or Freak... plus out takes." That's right, Team NPH-DB has dressed up as a bearded lady, a strong man, a really creepy clown, and a deranged ringmaster.

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To be honest, the couple's twins — son Gideon and daughter Harper, who are now 7 — have enjoyed seriously awesome Halloween costumes every year of their lives. We didn't think they could top last year's, when the fam dressed as a foursome of Hollywood legends: Marilyn Monroe, Groucho Marx, Charlie Chaplin and James Dean.

Hooray for Halloween! #Marilyn #Groucho #Chaplin #JamesDean @dbelicious

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Oh, to be part of this creative posse. We're already dying to see what they come up with next Halloween. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog costumes, perhaps?

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