There were so many great moments when Benedict Cumberbatch joined Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show last night (November 3), it’ll be hard to name them all, but we’re going to try our darndest.
First, when Jimmy mentioned the recent birth of Benedict’s son and the fact he and wife Sophie Hunter have another baby on the way, he showed off his dancing skills to the tune of “Celebration” by Kool & the Gang:
Anyone else think they’ve been practicing?
And then there was a round of “Lists of Different Firsts,” in which we found out about Benedict’s first kiss, the very first album he bought, and his first ever acting role, which marked him out as a bit of a demanding diva right from the start:
Benedict’s appearance on the show of course coincides with the opening of Doctor Strange in theaters today (November 4), which raises the question: What on earth are you doing reading this article and not in line at your local theater already?
While you’re here though, we’ve saved the best for last. Here’s Benedict playing a game of “Mad Lib Theater,” in which he plays a hard-boiled detective interrogating a notorious criminal known simply as “Mrs. Tate.”
The script they’re following is made up of answers Benedict gave earlier to a bunch of quick-fire questions, meaning both actors struggle to keep a straight face (though, needless to say, Benedict does a better job of it; oh Jimmy, when will you ever not crack a smile?).
Watch and enjoy:
Well. There you have it. If it’s true that a game of word association gives a good indication of someone’s subconscious, then let’s just say Benedict’s is pretty interesting.
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