At one point during the game, Ali — who is best known for her role as Ashley Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — solved a puzzle with the answer, “Eggs Benedict Cumberbatch.”
Following the round, Sajak, 75, asked Ali, 43, 到 “explain” who Cumberbatch was for those who might not know. At first hesitant, Ali responded, “Benedict Cumberbatch is an actor, 对?”
Sajak then admitted that he actually had no idea, telling Ali with a laugh, “I didn’t have the answer so I pretended like I was just saying, ‘So tell us. 一世, 当然, know it but you tell us.’ And that was a little host trick.”
Sajak added, “My apologies, 先生. Cumberbatch. But I spend a lot of time in my basement. I have no idea what’s going on.”
Following the episode, the official Wheel of Fortune Twitter account made light of Sajak’s comment.
“Our apologies, Benedict Cumberbatch! #CelebrityWheelOfFortune” the account tweeted beside a laughing face emoji.
作为回应, some fans expressed their surprise that Sajak didn’t know who the Sherlock actor was.
“How could anyone in show business not know Benedict really? He’s one of the best actors today” wrote one user.
“Sounds like you have found someone to compete in an upcoming Celebrity Wheel of Fortune!” joked someone else.
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Cumberbatch, 45, is best known for his roles as Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock, 博士. Stephen Strange in 博士. 奇怪的 and the other Marvel Cinematic Universe films as well as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. 最近, the British actor starred as Phil Burbank in Netflix’s 狗的力量, 其中有 been garnering awards buzz.
As fans of Cumberbatch know, his talents on screen have earned him several accolades, including an Emmy Award and multiple nominations for 金球奖, Screen Actors Guild Awards and an Academy Award.
Osment ended up winning Sunday’s episode of Celebrity Wheel of Fortune. He earned a total of $139,950 为了 Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.