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 McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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