WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Plays 'Who Said It: Cumberbatch or Hiddleston?'
While Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston are obviously two very different human beings, they share some delightful similarities: award-nominated acting talent, Britishness, obsessive fan bases and a tendency to give earnest, intelligent and highly quotable interviews (if you haven’t read through Cumberbatch’s Reddit AMA, do so ASAP).
As such, when PEOPLE sat down with Cumberbatch recently to discuss the current highlights in his personal and professional life (fatherhood and his first superhero role in Doctor Strange) and why he won’t join social media, we thought we’d end our interview with a fun little quiz pegged to the two real-life friends’ similar-sounding interview quotes.
Dear readers, welcome to “Who Said It: Benedict Cumberbatch or Tom Hiddleston?”
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Cumberbatch, being the amiable good sport he is, rose to the challenge. And we didn’t make it easy: In addition to quotes from the Sherlock star and those from Hiddleston, we threw in a couple trick questions from the popular characters they’ve both played.
Follow along with Cumberbatch’s impressive quote memory in the video above.
A few of our favorites, for your guessing-game pleasure:
1. “The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone is great fun.”
2. “True love is an acceptance of someone else for who they are”
3. “Sentiment is a chemical defect found on the losing side.”
Doctor Strange opens in theaters Nov. 4.
Answers: 1. Cumberbatch 2. Hiddleston 3. Trick question! Cumberbatch’s character Sherlock Holmes