Wednesday 23 January 2013
UPDATE: Scheduled broadcast for the episode has now been moved up a week to February 10 2013.
Early scheduling from FOX indicates Benedict Cumberbatch’s episode of The Simpsons is currently set to air on February 17 at 8ET/9C in the USA. [Subject to change]
Benedict stars in two small roles as ‘a sinister accountant and a snake-like character’ in the Valentine’s day themed episode ‘Love is a Many Splintered Thing’, which sees the return of Bart’s almost girlfriend Mary Spuckler (Zooey Deschanel – who co-starred with Martin Freeman in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy in 2005). The episode also guest stars Robert Caro and Max Weinberg.
International broadcast dates for the episode are currently unknown.