6 GIFs that prove Neil Patrick Harris is the Oscars host of our dreams

Oct 15, 2014 at 7:50 p.m. ET
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On Wednesday, it was announced that Neil Patrick Harris would finally host the one big awards show he hasn't helmed yet — the Oscars. He will take over where Ellen DeGeneres left off earlier this year.

With all of the excitement surrounding the triple threat's new gig, we decided to take a look at why the night will be epic for all of us watching. Here is NPH in GIFs doing what he does best — entertaining us all.

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1. He has famous cool friends like Elmo

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2. He likes to drink and the Oscars could use more of that

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3. His musical numbers are always epic

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4. Even though the Tonys have nothing to do with the Oscars, we wouldn't mind a little Hedwig action at the show

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5. He's always on top of pop culture, like his "drop mic" moment with Audra McDonald at the Tonys

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6. He and husband, David Burtka, are so cute together; we hope we get adorable moments like this at the Oscars

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The Oscars will air on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.

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