The Beatles: Get Back contains 'woke' smoking warnings, say viewers

Each episode opens with the warnings about ‘explicit, language, smoking and mature themes’

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The new three part series on the Beatles by director Peter Jackson contains ‘woke’ smoking warnings before the start of the programme.

Each episode opens with the warnings about ‘explicit, language, smoking and mature themes’

One fan posted online: “I liked the warning on Get Back… SMOKING."

"On that basis, Casablanca should be cancelled.”

And one viewer pointed out the smoking alert seems odd — as members of the band were self-confessed drug-users at the time.

Disney+ has not yet commented but a source said: “The advisory provides additional context.”

Filmmaker Peter Jackson also had to convince Disney to break its non-swearing rule for the new Beatles documentary, he revealed.

Having spent years cutting more than 57 hours of footage down to a three-part documentary, the Beatles fan and “massively successful” film director had to persuade Disney to permit swearing for the first time.

“We’ve had to have a discussion with Disney about the swearing. The Beatles are scouse boys and they freely swear but not in an aggressive or sexual way.

“We got Disney to agree to have swearing, which I think is the first time for a Disney channel. That makes them feel modern, too,” Jackson told the Radio Times