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

Homer: (Wearing glasses) The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side!
Man: (From inside a bathroom stall.) That's a right triangle, you idiot!
Homer: D'oh!

Officer Eddie: (reading Steve Sax's license) Well well, Steve Sax, from New York City.
Officer Lou: I heard some guy got killed in New York City and they never solved the case. But you wouldn't know anything about that now, would you, Steve?
(Lou and Eddie laugh)
Steve Sax: But there are hundreds of unsolved murders in New York City.
Officer Lou: You don't know when to keep your mouth shut, do you, Saxxy Boy?