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    When Benedict Cumberbatch Met Robert Downey Jr.

    SHERLOCK-CEPTION.

    Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch met for the first time at the Producers Guild Awards in California on Sunday and compared notes on playing Sherlock Holmes.

    Via Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild / AP Images

    Downey, Jr. played the famous detective in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows (2011), while Cumberbatch is the star of BBC's Sherlock.

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    "This is the most dramatized fictional character of all time, so there's a lot to talk about," Cumberbatch said of the meeting at a Television Critics Association panel Monday.

    Via Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild / AP Images

    The internet imagined that the meeting went something like this:

    Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild / AP Images / Via hideeyokidz.tumblr.com
    Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild / AP Images / Via hideeyokidz.tumblr.com
    Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild / AP Images / Via hideeyokidz.tumblr.com

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