The moment De Niro and Pacino appeared together on screen for the first time went down in Hollywood infamy.
Since then the world has been waiting for the small screen's response, and finally Ricky Gervais has provided it.
In Thursday's Life's Too Short (9.30pm, BBC2) Keith Chegwin, Les Dennis and Barry Evans all feature, and it sounds excruciatingly funny.
Keith Chegwin turns up to Warwick’s showbiz flat-warming party and chips in on a discussion about suicide. Heaven help us, we could be talking about this for decades. This teaser pic is more than enough to have us worried. Look at Dennis's face!