On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Revealing mistake: When Bond throws a Blofeld henchman off a cliff near Piz Gloria in the Alps you can see that it is a dummy as it's arm swings round and wraps around the whole dummy.

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Revealing mistake: When Bond and Che (the big black guy) are fighting, Che lands on a rug behind Bond. As he gets up again one can see a brown mat underneath the rug. It's very noticeable by the way it moves as Che pushes himself up. (00:13:55)

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Audio problem: In the opening scene, Bond sees Tracy in the ocean and drives his Aston Martin onto the beach to rescue her. When he stops, we hear screeching tyres, but he is driving on sand.

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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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