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When Benedict Cumberbatch Met Robert Downey Jr.

SHERLOCK-CEPTION.

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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.

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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.

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The internet imagined that the meeting went something like this:

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