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