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Cumberbatch and Freeman lose it in first ever Sherlock outtake

They’re just clueing for looks.

IT’S UNUSUAL TO see BBC’S Sherlock Holmes cracking up along with his sidekick John Watson.

However, when it’s Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman attempting to stay in character on the set of Sherlock, it’s a different story.

This 47 second blooper has been released to promote the release of a special edition box set of the first three seasons in DVD and Blue Ray.

The pair are seen cracking up over a newspaper in the Baker St kitchen, with Freeman snarking that he can’t believe Cumberbatch has never heard of the actor John Duttine:

I assumed you’d probably been christened by him. I thought you knew every actor over 50. I thought there was a by-law.

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This is the first official blooper that has been released from the Sherlock set. The next new episode isn’t due until Christmas 2015… so enjoy it.

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