Trivia: The film starts off with Bond visiting his wife's grave, a reference to On Her Majesty's Secret Service when Bond got married. He then gets attacked by Blofield who still has the neck injury from that film, also later in the film Bond escapes on skies using a Bobsleigh run, which was the climax at the end of OHMSS.
Trivia: Originally "Jaws" was going to make an appearance, but the character was dropped as it was believed that he did not fit the film's more serious tone.
Trivia: Bill Conti replaced John Barry as the music composer for this film as Barry could not return to the UK, due to tax-related problems.
Trivia: When Bond and Luigi meet Kristatos for the first time, we see Bibi ice-skating. Lynn-Holly Johnson, who plays the character, is actually a champion ice-skater in real life.