Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood, on March 3, 2014.
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July 29, 2014 11:17 AM EDT

At San Diego Comic-Con this year, Benedict Cumberbatch was quite the busy little bee. When he wasn’t off chillin’ with penguins, he was indulging his fans (er, excuse me, his Cumberbabes) by practicing the dragon voice that he crafted for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Sadly, he only says one phrase in this very special voice, but come on, don’t be greedy.

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