For Your Eyes Only

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the movie, the scene at the monastery where Kristatos is about to leave, there is a shot of Bibi Dahl with braided hair. Later in the scene, her braid has disappeared.

Continuity mistake: When Bond and Melina are in the shipwreck, underwater, and the guy inside the robot attacks, look at the Atac(when the robot man grabs it from Bond) and the scuba gears - they are wet but not like being underwater.

Continuity mistake: When James is being chased by Eric the skiing expert he gets a ski pole shot out of his hand. He escapes by getting in an elevator going to the top of the ski jump. As he is going down the jump a guy bumps into him - James is only able to stay up because he has both poles again.

Continuity mistake: When Locque kills Lisl on the beach by running over her with his dune buggy, the impact breaks the passenger side headlight. When Bond's foot kicks the gun out of Locque's hand a little later on, the headlight that was dangling from the car moments earlier is now securely back in place.

Continuity mistake: When Bond throws a knife and kills Apostis during the climbing sequence, the blade hits Apostis in the centre of his chest. When the body lands on the ground and Columbo goes over to inspect him, the blade has moved to Apostis' left shoulder.

Continuity mistake: When the Neptune is hauled aboard and Kristatos begins talking, you can see his yacht in the background moving slowly. When Apostis takes the ATAC system away from Bond and Melina, the yacht is now much closer, at apparently the same speed.

Continuity mistake: When Q contacts Bond on his watch at the end of the movie, the time on the watch is around 9.20. When the parrot drops the watch in the water and starts sinking, the time on the watch is now around 11.55.

Continuity mistake: When Kristatos brings the Neptune sub up, Melina gets out, and stops at the bottom of the ladder, still holding the handrails. In the very next shot, she is standing off the ladder and closer to Bond.

Continuity mistake: While Bond's helicopter flies with Blofeld's chair, Blofeld swaps from waiving his arms and banging the door in the close-up angles, to sitting perfectly still in the wide angles.

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Continuity mistake: Before Blofeld is killed, his cat jumps off the chair, but a shot later in a wide angle the cat is nowhere to be seen.

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Continuity mistake: When the yellow car is about to jump above the black car, it is taking a nosedive, but in the immediate close-up it's flying upwards.

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Continuity mistake: When the two black cars leave Gonzales' estate to pursue Bond and Melina, look at the first car and you can see the driver is not the same one who appears later on in the chase.

Continuity mistake: Bond fixes the end of his rope with a spring-loaded camming device (which is unsuitable for lose, porous rock by the way). When Apostis tries to dislodge him, the end loop of the rope is fixed to a piton - it has to be, because SLCDs literally cannot be knocked out of the rock.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond jumps over the two henchmen shooting at him during the ski chase, he causes one of the henchmen to fall over. As he falls over, his motorbike does too, but the bike is back upright again immediately when Kriegler skis over them.

Continuity mistake: When the three ice-hockey players are warming up on the ice rink, you can see there is a puck next to the goal, but when the players start charging towards Bond, the puck has disappeared.

Continuity mistake: As Locque speeds away from the burning warehouse, Bond shoots two bullet holes in his rear window which disappear and reappear in subsequent shots.

Continuity mistake: After the motorcyclist crashes through the flower shop window, he lays 10 meters into the shop, with the seller standing behind him holding a bouquet. A frame later, when Bond shows up by the window shop, the bouquet is inches away from him. She must have had a 10 meters long arm to make this possible.

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Continuity mistake: When Bond jumps with the sunshade, two shots are heard, but four bullet holes appear on it.

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Continuity mistake: At the Italian flower shop, the seller approaches Bond, but a frame later is standing several meters behind.

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Continuity mistake: The building where Bond's helicopter enters has solid walls and small windows, yet from the inside, it has huge windows everywhere.

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Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the crew is visible on the captain of the St. George when he enters the boat.

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James Bond: Forgive me father, for I have sinned.
Q: That's putting it mildly, 007.

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Trivia: British model Caroline Cossey, who appeared as one of the women in the film was revealed after the film to be a transsexual. She was born a man.

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