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VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Sherlock to Sesame Street


Sherlock
 star Benedict Cumberbatch stopped by Sesame Street recently, but had a tough time convincing Murray Monster (a.k.a. "Murray-arty") that he's not actually a detective — he just plays one on TV.

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A loaf of bread is reunited with past friends

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Bert and Ernie have a baking adventure.

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Ernie and Elmo sing a song.

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VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Brings Sherlock to Sesame Street


Sherlock
 star Benedict Cumberbatch stopped by Sesame Street recently, but had a tough time convincing Murray Monster (a.k.a. "Murray-arty") that he's not actually a detective — he just plays one on TV.

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5 Downton Abbey Parodies That Are Long Overdue

It's that time of year again, when a TV viewer's fancy turns to thoughts of love for Downton Abbey.
Now that the British period drama is back on Sundays on PBS, be prepared for Bates-and-Anna watercooler chatter, your pals quoting the Dowager Countess and of course parodies, which are this millennium's sincerest form of flattery.

13 reasons to be Downton's Dowager Countess when you grow up

We've seen tributes from P. Diddy, Sesame Street, The Simpsons and Jimmy Fallon, to name a few. With Downton in its fourth season, we're expecting a slew of... read more

Top Videos: Sesame Street Parodies Homeland, De Niro Reads "Wrecking Ball,"

This week, Sesame Street parodied HomelandRobert De Niro and Morgan Freeman performed spoken-word versions of "Wrecking Ball" and "The Fox," andJamie Foxx gave a 15-second summary of the movie Gravity. Also, a son filmed his dad watching and reacting to Breaking Bad, and Nick Offerman kicked off Movember by recalling great moments in mustache history. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos: read more

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage Sings on Sesame Street

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey managed to keep it very family-friendly on their recent Sesame Street appearances.

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Malin Akerman's Watchlist: I Can't Wait to Get Back into Sesame Street!

With a new show and a new baby, actress Malin Akerman doesn't have too much time to watch TV. But she's still looking forward to watching Sesame Street.

"I haven't been able to watch too much TV with a new baby, but I can't wait to get back into Sesame Street. That was my favorite show," Akerman tells TVGuide.com in her celebrity Watchlist video. "And the Smurfs! I'm going to have to get my hands on the Smurfs because that was awesome."

What is Robin Williams' favorite show? See his Watchlist and more!

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Premiered: 1970, on PBS
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Premise: A landmark series set in an ethnically diverse urban neighborhood where every day is a sunny one. It features songs, skits, animation and, of course, Muppets to teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts. A public-television gem that's older than PBS itself, 'Sesame Street' debuted in 1969 on National Educational Television. Since that time, this influential show has won more Emmys than any other in TV history (more than 90 at last count) and can be seen in more than 140 countries.

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