History Characters / Octopussy

17th Dec '16 12:56:50 AM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* MsFanservice: Busily skinny-dipping as Bond infiltrates her island, and emerges in the nude before wrapping in a towel as she goes off to greet Bond.
12th Nov '16 5:40:35 PM Saveelich
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* MetaCasting: The character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life. During the chase scene, while he hits mooks with his racket, nearby people are seen turning their had back and forth at every hit as if they were witnessing a tennis match.

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* MetaCasting: The character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life. During the chase scene, while he hits mooks with his racket, nearby people are seen turning their had back and forth at every hit as if they were witnessing watching a tennis match.
12th Nov '16 5:40:18 PM Saveelich
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* MetaCasting: The character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life.

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* MetaCasting: The character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life. During the chase scene, while he hits mooks with his racket, nearby people are seen turning their had back and forth at every hit as if they were witnessing a tennis match.
12th Nov '16 5:34:59 PM Saveelich
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* InTheBack: Orlov ultimately gets shot repeatedly by Soviet troops while trying to board the train, and Gogol doesn't stop the shooter in time.

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* InTheBack: Orlov ultimately gets shot repeatedly by Soviet troops East German border soldiers while trying to board the train, and Gogol doesn't stop the shooter in time.



* TheSociopath: The fact that his intended bombing of a US base will kill thousands of civilians doesn't bother him at all.

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* TheSociopath: The fact that his intended bombing of a US base will kill thousands of civilians and trigger WorldWar3 doesn't bother him at all.
12th Nov '16 5:33:19 PM Saveelich
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* KarmicDeath: He is gunned down by his own troops.

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* KarmicDeath: He is gunned down by his own troops.East German border soldiers.
12th Nov '16 5:31:52 PM Saveelich
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%%* DiabolicalMastermind



[[folder: Gobinda]]
!!Gobinda
[[quoteright:328:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/gw328h328.jpeg]]
[[caption-width-right:328:''"The Englishman has escaped!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Kabir Bedi

Kamal Khan's gigantic [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] bodyguard and main henchman.

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[[folder: Gobinda]]
!!Gobinda
General Orlov]]
!!General Orlov
[[quoteright:328:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/gw328h328.org/pmwiki/pub/images/gw328h262.jpeg]]
[[caption-width-right:328:''"The Englishman has escaped!"'']]
West is decadent and divided!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Kabir Bedi

Steven Berkoff

A mad Soviet general who wants to conquer Western Europe with the help of
Kamal Khan's gigantic [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] bodyguard and main henchman.Khan.



* BeardOfEvil: A very well-groomed one.
* {{BFG}}: Tries to kill Bond with a double-barrelled blunderbuss during the Rickshaw chase.
* TheBrute: Is huge and very strong.
* DeathGlare: Just see his picture!
* {{Determinator}}: This guy can just keep on taking hits. It takes falling off a plane in flight for him to stay down.
* DisneyVillainDeath: Gets ordered by Khan to get Bond off their escape plane. He gets a wire in the face and falls off instead, and the plane was in midair.
* TheDragon: To Kamal Khan.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: All you need to know about him is that he ''crushes dice'' with his ''fist'', complete with DeathGlare at Bond.
* ObviouslyEvil: When your EstablishingCharacterMoment is ''crushing dice'' with your ''fist'' while throwing a DeathGlare to the hero, you're this.
* OnlyOneName: He's only referred to as Gobinda.
* UndyingLoyalty: Though he becomes a little shaky at the prospect of climbing onto the wing of a moving plane, [[DisneyVillainDeath and for good reason]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder: General Orlov]]
!!General Orlov
[[quoteright:328:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/gw328h262.jpeg]]
[[caption-width-right:328:''"The West is decadent and divided!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Steven Berkoff

A mad Soviet general who wants to conquer Western Europe with the help of Kamal Khan.
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[[folder: Vijay]]
!!Vijay
[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/vijay_vijay_amritraj___profile.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''"No problem, this is a company car!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Vijay Amritraj

A MI6 operative and ally of Bond in India. While Sadruddin is knowledgeable, it is Vijay who is the field agent and provides the most assistance to Bond.

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[[folder: Vijay]]
!!Vijay
[[quoteright:350:http://static.
Gobinda]]
!!Gobinda
[[quoteright:328:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/vijay_vijay_amritraj___profile.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''"No problem, this is a company car!"'']]
org/pmwiki/pub/images/gw328h328.jpeg]]
[[caption-width-right:328:''"The Englishman has escaped!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Vijay Amritraj

A MI6 operative
Kabir Bedi

Kamal Khan's gigantic [[UsefulNotes/{{Sikhism}} Sikh]] bodyguard
and ally of Bond in India. While Sadruddin is knowledgeable, it is Vijay who is the field agent and provides the most assistance to Bond. main henchman.



* BadassDriver: With his Auto Rickshaw.
* BondOneLiner: Before using a tennis racket to fend off mooks during the chase: "Game, set and match!"
* CatchPhrase: "No problem!"
* ImprobableWeaponUser: Uses his tennis racket to fend off mooks during the chase.
* MetaCasting: The character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life.
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: Is killed by the mook with the circular saw.]]
* ThemeTuneCameo: He introduces himself by playing a bar of the James Bond theme on a snake charmer's pipe.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Is afraid of snakes despite using a snake charmer cover.

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* BadassDriver: With his Auto Rickshaw.
* BondOneLiner: Before using a tennis racket to fend off mooks during the chase: "Game, set and match!"
* CatchPhrase: "No problem!"
* ImprobableWeaponUser: Uses his tennis racket to fend off mooks during the chase.
BeardOfEvil: A very well-groomed one.
* MetaCasting: The character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life.
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler: Is killed by the mook
{{BFG}}: Tries to kill Bond with a double-barrelled blunderbuss during the circular saw.]]
Rickshaw chase.
* ThemeTuneCameo: He introduces himself by playing a bar of TheBrute: Is huge and very strong.
* DeathGlare: It would be easier to count
the James moments when he ''doesn't'' throw death glares.
* {{Determinator}}: This guy can just keep on taking hits. It takes falling off a plane in flight for him to stay down.
* DisneyVillainDeath: Gets ordered by Khan to get
Bond theme on off their escape plane. He gets a snake charmer's pipe.
wire in the face and falls off instead, and the plane was in midair.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Is afraid TheDragon: To Kamal Khan.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: All you need to know about him is that he ''crushes dice'' with his ''fist'', complete with a DeathGlare at Bond.
* ObviouslyEvil: When your EstablishingCharacterMoment is ''crushing dice'' with your ''fist'' while throwing a DeathGlare to the hero, you're this.
* OnlyOneName: He's only referred to as "Gobinda".
* UndyingLoyalty: Though he becomes a little shaky at the prospect
of snakes despite using climbing onto the wing of a snake charmer cover.moving plane, [[DisneyVillainDeath and for good reason]].



[[folder: Sadruddin]]
!!Sadruddin
[[quoteright:282:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/12453-1398600_546.gif]]
->'''Played by:''' Albert Moses

When Bond arrives in India, Vijay takes him to his boss - Sadruddin, who then escorts Bond to his hotel, pointing out Kamal Khan's palace on the way. He appears in a couple of other scenes throughout the early parts of the film. The first is when he watches Kamal Khan playing backgammon, and then later at Qs laboratory where he informs Bond about Octopussy's floating palace. Working as head of Station I, Sadruddin merely acts as a point of contact for Bond.

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[[folder: Sadruddin]]
!!Sadruddin
[[quoteright:282:http://static.
Vijay]]
!!Vijay
[[quoteright:350:http://static.
tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/12453-1398600_546.gif]]
org/pmwiki/pub/images/vijay_vijay_amritraj___profile.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''"No problem, this is a company car!"'']]
->'''Played by:''' Albert Moses

When Bond arrives in India,
Vijay takes him to his boss - Sadruddin, who then escorts Amritraj

A MI6 operative and ally of
Bond to his hotel, pointing out Kamal Khan's palace on the way. He appears in a couple of other scenes throughout the early parts of the film. The first is when he watches Kamal Khan playing backgammon, and then later at Qs laboratory where he informs Bond about Octopussy's floating palace. Working as head of Station I, India. While Sadruddin merely acts as a point of contact for is knowledgeable, it is Vijay who is the field agent and provides the most assistance to Bond.



* MrExposition: He gives Bond (and the audience) a basic description of Kamal and Octopussy.
* OnlyOneName: He is only known as Sadruddin.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The head of the India Station, unconditionally helps Bond.

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* MrExposition: He gives Bond (and BadassDriver: With his Auto Rickshaw.
* BondOneLiner: Before using a tennis racket to fend off mooks during
the audience) a basic description of Kamal chase: "Game, set and Octopussy.
match!"
* OnlyOneName: He is only known as Sadruddin.
CatchPhrase: "No problem!"
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: ImprobableWeaponUser: Uses his tennis racket to fend off mooks during the chase.
* MetaCasting:
The head character loves playing tennis. Vijay Amritraj was a tennis champion in real life.
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:Is killed by the mook with the circular saw.]]
* ThemeTuneCameo: He introduces himself by playing a bar
of the India Station, unconditionally helps Bond.James Bond theme on a snake charmer's pipe.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Is afraid of snakes... despite using a snake charmer cover.


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[[folder: Sadruddin]]
!!Sadruddin
[[quoteright:282:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/12453-1398600_546.gif]]
->'''Played by:''' Albert Moses

When Bond arrives in India, Vijay takes him to his boss - Sadruddin, who then escorts Bond to his hotel, pointing out Kamal Khan's palace on the way. He appears in a couple of other scenes throughout the early parts of the film. The first is when he watches Kamal Khan playing backgammon, and then later at Qs laboratory where he informs Bond about Octopussy's floating palace. Working as head of Station I, Sadruddin merely acts as a point of contact for Bond.
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* MrExposition: He gives Bond (and the audience) a basic description of Kamal and Octopussy.
* OnlyOneName: He is only known as Sadruddin.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The head of the India Station, unconditionally helps Bond.
[[/folder]]
12th Nov '16 5:26:07 PM Saveelich
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* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: Not only does his father's death help a lot with the whole "mysterious woman living on an island with her AmazonBrigade" thing, but the circumstances behind his death made her have knowledge of Bond beforehand.

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* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: Not only does his her father's death help a lot with the whole "mysterious woman living on an island with her AmazonBrigade" thing, but the circumstances behind his death made her have knowledge of Bond beforehand.
5th Nov '16 6:37:10 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* MayDecemberRomance: Notable as being one of the ''very few'' late Moore-era Bond girls to downplay this trope (though she is still 18 years younger than Roger Moore). At age 38 at the time of the filming, she is the third oldest Bond girl Bond had ever met in a movie.

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* MayDecemberRomance: Notable as being one of the ''very few'' late Moore-era Bond girls to downplay this trope (though she is still 18 years younger than Roger Moore).Creator/RogerMoore). At age 38 at the time of the filming, she is the third oldest Bond girl Bond had ever met in a movie.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: All you need to know about him is why he ''crushes dice'' with his ''fist'', complete with DeathGlare at Bond.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: All you need to know about him is why that he ''crushes dice'' with his ''fist'', complete with DeathGlare at Bond.
23rd Oct '16 12:21:58 AM jameygamer
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'''Orlov:''' Yes, but tomorrow, I shall be a hero of the Soviet Union... [[spoiler: ''[despite his pain, [[GoOutWithASmile Orlov smiles faintly]], and then dies]'']]

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'''Orlov:''' Yes, but tomorrow, I shall be a hero of the Soviet Union... [[spoiler: ''[despite his pain, [[GoOutWithASmile Orlov smiles faintly]], and then dies]'']]dies.''


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* InTheBack: Orlov ultimately gets shot repeatedly by Soviet troops while trying to board the train, and Gogol doesn't stop the shooter in time.
14th Oct '16 5:42:08 AM Saveelich
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* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: Not only does his father's death help a lot with the whole "mysterious woman living on an island with her AmazonBrigade" thing, but the circunstances behind his death made her have knowledge of Bond beforehand.

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* ConvenientlyAnOrphan: Not only does his father's death help a lot with the whole "mysterious woman living on an island with her AmazonBrigade" thing, but the circunstances circumstances behind his death made her have knowledge of Bond beforehand.
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