The curious incident of the perfect Benedict Cumberbatch joke

In these frenetic times, most reactions to the news involve heavy use of facepalming gifs or scathing takedowns of blatant self-owns, but composer Nick Harvey has sidestepped all that with what must be the perfect response to a headline. Brace yourselves.

from Applause GIFs via Gfycat

We’re very much with ‘Sherlock’ actor, Amanda Abbington on this one.

Although that’s definitely unbeatable, there were some strong runners-up.

And this, which on any other day might have taken the gold …

We sometimes have to remind ourselves that Twitter is a free website.

Source: @mrnickharvey Image: Twitter screengrab