The Rutles, also known as
the 'Fab Faux', lampoons The Beatles' sound and
rise to stardom by taking songs like
"Help!", turning it into
"Ouch!", and "Penny Lane"
into "Doubleback Alley", as well as
several original songs written in 'The Beatles'
all began in 1975 when Eric Idle (Monty Python's
Flying Circus) and Neil Innes
Bonzo Doo Dah Dog Band) created and
appeared in a sketch show loosely based around
Britain's smallest TV station. Fourteen episodes
Weekend Television aired on BBC
television from 1975-76.