Benedict Cumberbatch to Pull Double Duty on The Simpsons

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Sherlock Holmes is coming to The Simpsons.

Benedict Cumberbatch, the man behind the world's most famous detective on BBC America's sleek remake, has signed on to voice two roles on an episode of the Fox animated smash this fall.

Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock

Cumberbatch will portray the British Prime Minister and a snake-like character in an episode titled “Love Is A Many-Splintered Thing." No air date has been announced yet.

As we await news installments, visit our section of The Simpsons quotes now - and just try not to laugh.

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The Simpsons Quotes

Horst: (Sinister) Okay, Mr. Burns, you win. But beware. We Germans aren't all smiles and sunshine.
Mr. Burns: (Sarcastic) Oooh, the Germans are mad at me. I'm so scared! Oooh, the Germans! (Hiding behind Smithers) Uh oh, the Germans are going to get me!
Horst: Stop it!
Man: Stop, sir.
Mr. Burns: Don't let the Germans come after me. Oh no, the Germans are coming after me.
Man: Please stop the "pretending you are scared" game, please.
Horst: Stop it! Stop it!
Mr. Burns: (Pause) No! They're so big and strong!
Man: Stop it.
Horst: Stop it, Mr. Burns.
Man: Please stop pretending you are scared of us, please, now.
Mr. Burns: Oh, protect me from the Germans! The Germans--
Horst: Burns, Stop it!

(Squishing an ice cream to his forehead) I'm a unitard!

Ralph