For Your Eyes Only

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.

Revealing mistake: Just after Loque runs over the countess in his dune buggy, Bond runs over to her, kneels beside her and takes her pulse. She blinks.

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

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Question: Is this the only Bond film that features any references to Tracy Bond (other than the given "On Her Majesty's...")?

Answer: It's mentioned he was married in The Spy Who Loved Me and Licence to Kill.

Grumpy Scot

Answer: It is also vaguely alluded to in The World is Not Enough. When Electra asks Bond, "tell me, Mr. Bond, ha- have you ever lost a loved one." And it's written all over his face, so to speak.

Alan Keddie
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