Benedict Cumberbatch faces Muppet Moriarty on ‘Sesame Street’

Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times

Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for his performances as the eponymous detective in “Sherlock” and the villainous Khan in “Star Trek Into Darkness,” is appealing to the “Sesame Street” crowd.

In an adorable video from PBS titled “Benedict Cumberbatch and the Sign of Four (or is it Three?),” the actor receives a “perplexing puzzle” from Murray Monster, who has dubbed himself “Murray-arity” — a reference, of course, to the brilliant Sherlockian villain Moriarty.

“Are you ready for my brain-bending challenge, Sherlock?” the furry red monster asks Cumberbatch.

“I’m not really Sherlock,” Cumberbatch responds. “I just play him on the television.”

“What’s your name, then?” Murray asks.

“Benedict.”

“Well then are you ready for my brain-bending challenge Benedict Sherlock?”

The Muppet proceeds to ask Sherlock whether there are more apples or more oranges on the table.

“You’re the super-sleuth. Figure it out!” Murray demands.

“I’m really just an actor,” Cumberbatch interjects.

“Well,

View original post 194 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s