At Last, Benedict Cumberbatch Has Met His Match

Benedict Cumberbatch and the Count (Pic: Twitter/PBS)

Benedict Cumberbatch and the Count (Pic: Twitter/PBS)

Never mind the Super Bowl, by FAR the most exciting news of the last few days was PBS’s sudden confirmation that Benedict Cumberbatch will soon be making an appearance alongside the Count on Sesame Street.

On Friday, they put this tweet up, showing the Sherlock star having a whale of a time with his new muppet pals:

Which, frankly, rather puts that whole Bruno Mars/Red Hot Chili Peppers thing in the shade, as collaborations go.

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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