That Thing You Do

The Wonders split up. Guy and Del Paxton jam together. Guy and Faye (Liv Tyler) get together. Years later, The Bass Player goes to Vietnam and is awarded with a Purple Heart. Lenny becomes manager of a hotel and a casino. Jimmy and his new band (The Herdsmen) become a smash hit for Play Tone Records. Guy and Faye have kids and he becomes a music composition teacher.

A.J.

Factual error: When the boys go to the radio show in CA, the DJ says to the listeners to keep Saturday and Sunday, August 20th and 21st [1964] open. The 20th and 21st of August 1964 were a Thursday and a Friday.

ChiChi
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Lenny: Where was I? Oh yeah, playing songs on my guitar.

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Trivia: Throughout the entire movie, no one ever says the bass player's name. Even in the credits, he is listed as T.B. Player and The Bass Player.

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