Having now seen Act One I can confirm that it is not, in fact, rubbish. It’s rather droll, in fact. I don’t often refer to things as droll – it makes me sound like a sardonic butler – but droll it is. Also, funny and with catchy songs. It takes a bit of time getting started, but it’s generally an extremely likeable, extremely silly bit of
TV streaming online media content. And Neil Patrick Harris is just great.