Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Attempt 11 Celebrity Voices in One Minute

Jay Hathaway · 11/13/14 04:10PM

Benedict Cumberbatch, a British actor famed for his Jar Jar Binks impersonation, had his chops supremely tested when MTV challenged him to do as many celebrity voices as he could in a single minute. It's called "The Imitation Game," which is, by sheer coincidence, also the title of Cabbagepatch's latest film.

This Gentleman's Game of Thrones Impressions Are Spot-On

Jay Hathaway · 06/23/14 08:50AM

Game of Thrones has been criticized for its varied, seemingly random collection of British accents, but the lack of consistency across the different regions of Westeros and Essos just makes it easier for impressionist Steve Love to imitate a dozen characters from Season 4.

Impressionist Sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' As 19 Different Divas

Neetzan Zimmerman · 08/12/13 04:14PM

Tired of trying to imagine what it would be like if Bonnie Tyler's classic '80s power ballad "Total Eclipse of the Heart" were sung by 19 other divas, including Adele, Cher, Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Kristin Chenoweth, and Julie Andrews?

Scientists Endure Hours of Sean Connery Impressions to Better Humanity

Maggie Lange · 06/18/13 04:14PM

With the noble goal of elevating the subtleties of speech, a group of scientists at the Royal Holloway College at the University in London endured an awful task. They studied "non-professional impersonators" doing their best impressions. The scientists looked at fMRI scans as these "non-professional impersonators" imitated other people's voices and foreign accents, in hopes to learn more about non-verbal aspects of speech—like tone, style, and contextual changes.

Rush Limbaugh Shows Off His Chinese Voice

Jim Newell · 01/19/11 04:15PM

Conservative radio king Rush Limbaugh sure thinks Chinese people talk funny. Want to hear the impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao he unveiled today? It's 20 straight seconds of cartoonish "CHING CHANG CHONG" sounds. Seriously. The audio is below.

Watch Miley Cyrus Say "Cool" and "Awesome" Over and Over

Whitney Jefferson · 11/24/10 09:13AM

You see, that Saturday Night Live impression isn't so cruel after all—it seems that "cool" and "awesome" are among the teen queen's favorite words. Inside, check out a supercut of Miley's stellar vocabulary.

SNL's Jay Pharoah Debuts His Obama Impression

Christopher Han · 11/23/10 01:35AM

First-year featured SNL cast member Jay Pharoah is best known for his impressions, if that hasn't been obvious to viewers already. Upon his arrival, many debated whether he would take the Obama impersonation mantle from Fred Armisen. Watch! Should he?

Dana Carvey Does His Impressions of Late Night Hosts

Whitney Jefferson · 10/28/10 03:11PM

While trying to explain why he hadn't visited the Late Show in years, Dana Carvey banged out impression after impression of famous late night hosts. From Johnny Carson to Merv Griffin, Gary Shandling to Jay Leno, he nailed 'em all.