The Beatles Reunion That Almost Happened, and the TV Movie It Inspired

Dec 30, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: Collider (by Julio Bardini).

One night, back in 1976, the world came very close to seeing The Beatles get back together. This is one of rock's most celebrated legends — the night when John Lennon and Paul McCartney were hanging out and watching Saturday Night Live in New York when Lorne Michaels challenged the Fab Four to show up and play together for the first time in years. In the year 2000, cable network VH1 got creative with this iconic moment and released Two of Us, a movie that fantasizes about this meeting of Lennon and McCartney and their near comeback as musical partners. There's a lot of fact and fiction to it, but it remains one of the most beautiful stories about the greatest band ever.

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