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Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Meets 'Sherlock' 'Arch-Nemesis' on 'Sesame Street'

February 5, 2014 (2:55 am) GMT
Murray Monster confuses the British actor with his 'Sherlock' role and asks him to use his sleuthing skills to solve a 'brain-bending challenge.'

has stopped by "" to help the muppets deduce a math problem. In a new clip from the children's show, the "" star faces off "" "arch-nemesis" and is confused with his famous TV role of the eccentric detective.

In the video titled "Benedict Cumberbatch and the Sign of Four (or is it Three?)", Murray Monster declares himself Murray-arity, a reference to "Sherlock" villain Moriarty. He asks the British actor to solve a "brain-bending challenge," which is to determine whether there are more apples or more oranges on the table.

"You're the super-sleuth. Figure it out!" Murray tells Cumberbatch, who insists, "I'm really just an actor." But Murray responds, "Well, act like a super-sleuth and figure it out!" With the help of the Count, Cumberbatch is finally able to give the right answer and is deemed "one smart man."

The third season of Cumberbatch's "Sherlock" just wrapped up its run in the U.S. last Sunday, February 2 on PBS. The actor was recently also seen in movies "" and "", and lent his voice to the dragon Smaug in "".



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