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Oh, Just Benedict Cumberbatch Accepting An Award On TV In Swimming Shorts

This ladies and gentlemen is how you accept a Best TV Detective award. Cue internet meltdown.

1. So this happened at London’s National TV Awards tonight. Yep, just Benedict Cumberbatch on live TV wearing shorts.

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2. Jack Bauer was there to announce Benedict had won Best TV Detective at the show.

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3. And while he may have been out of the country, he gave the best speech possible from sunny LA.

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4. Let’s just see him in shorts one last time, shall we.

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5. It of course immediately sent the internet into meltdown.

OMFG Twitter is freaking out about #BenedictCumberbatch winning the @OfficialNTAs award!! AND HE WAS WEARING SHORTS W/A SUIT JACKET <3<3<3<3

— bat_blogger_481 (@Elizabeth Ann (W))

CONGRATS TO BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH #NTAs ROCKING THOSE SWIM SHORTS ☺️

— z0ebarr3tt (@Zoë 101)

Tumblr is just those shorts now. It's all so beautiful. #BenedictCumberbatch

— eenumbers (@eenumbers)

only benedict cumberbatch would wear bloody swim shorts to the ntas hahaha im laughing so much im a bit hysterical

— futuresaiIors (@moriarty)

10. You rule Benedict, you rule.

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11. Watch the speech in full.

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