On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Audio problem: When Bond is drowning the attacker on the beach, his head is submerged underwater, yet we can hear him grunting and moaning, as if his head was above water.

Continuity mistake: When Bond is forced to get into the car outside the hotel, the car's roof is down and secured with a buttoned-down cover. However, during the ride the roof suddenly closes automatically although the cover was never taken off. (00:19:40)

DapperDan

Continuity mistake: After Bond has knocked out Che for good, Che's position changes between shots. Especially his legs are in a different position in the wide-angle shots to the shot in which Bond has walked up to him. (00:14:40)

DapperDan

James Bond: Moneypenny, what would I do without you?
Moneypenny: My problem is that you never do anything with me.

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Trivia: All of the guards at the clinic on the mountain have the Olympic rings on their orange track suit tops.

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Question: When Bond saves Tracey in the beginning and she drives off he comments "This never happened to the other fellow". I know this is a joking reference to Sean Connery, but what is Bond supposed to mean within the context of the film? Connery references aside, why would he be saying this?

Answer: It's an entirely intentional aside to the audience, the one occasion in the entire Bond series where the so-called 'fourth wall' (i.e. the cinema screen itself) is broken. As such, within the context of the film itself, it doesn't really have much of a meaning.

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