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10th Sep '16 6:04:44 PM JamesAustin
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** Fiona Volpe was originally an Irishwoman named Fiona Kelly, but film is Italian, like her actress.

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** Fiona Volpe was originally an Irishwoman named Fiona Kelly, but in the film is Italian, like her actress.
10th Sep '16 6:04:01 PM JamesAustin
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%% * BiggerBad: Ernst Stavro Blofeld and SPECTRE.



* {{Foreshadowing}}: After Bond kills Largo's TheDragon Vargas with a spear from a speargun, Domino says "It should have been Largo." Guess how Largo is killed in the climax?

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: After Bond kills Largo's TheDragon Vargas with a spear from a speargun, Domino says "It should have been Largo." Guess how Largo is killed in the climax?climax and by who?


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%% * GreaterScopeVillain: Ernst Stavro Blofeld and SPECTRE.
10th Sep '16 6:01:43 PM JamesAustin
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* AdaptationalNationality:
** Domino, who was Italian in the book (real name Dominetta "Domino" Vitali), is French in the film.
** Fiona Volpe was originally an Irishwoman named Fiona Kelly, but film is Italian, like her actress.



* TheBlofeldPloy: Blofeld electrocutes one of the henchmen sitting at his conference table for embezzling money from him (which he really was guilty of), only after interrogating another (and totally innocent) henchman for the reason why their drug trafficking ring had turned in such poor profits, showing that it applies to things other than just failing to kill a "00" Agent.

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* TheBlofeldPloy: BlofeldPloy: Blofeld electrocutes one of the henchmen sitting at his conference table for embezzling money from him (which he really was guilty of), only after interrogating another (and totally innocent) henchman for the reason why their drug trafficking ring had turned in such poor profits, showing that it applies to things other than just failing to kill a "00" Agent.
10th Sep '16 5:57:10 PM JamesAustin
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->'''Fiona Volpe:''' But of course, I forgot your ego, Mr. Bond. James Bond, the one where he has to make love to a woman, and she starts to hear heavenly choirs singing. She [[HeelFaceTurn repents, and turns to the side of right and virtue]]...but not this one! What a blow it must have been. You, having a failure!

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->'''Fiona Volpe:''' But of course, I forgot your ego, Mr. Bond. James Bond, the one where he has to make love to a woman, and she starts to hear heavenly choirs singing. She [[HeelFaceTurn repents, and turns to the side of right and virtue]]...virtue...but not this one! What a blow it must have been. You, having a failure!



* RealityIsUnrealistic: The Bell Rocket Belt Bond uses had its natural sound replaced by a "more realistic" fire-extinguisher sound.
** The method Bond uses to escape at the end is the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulton_surface-to-air_recovery_system Fulton Surface to Air Recovery System]], which was dismissed as the fakest Bond gadget yet at the film's release.

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* RealityIsUnrealistic: RealityIsUnrealistic:
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The Bell Rocket Belt Bond uses had its natural sound replaced by a "more realistic" fire-extinguisher sound.
** The method Bond uses to escape at the end is the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulton_surface-to-air_recovery_system Fulton Surface to Air Recovery System]], which was dismissed as the fakest Bond gadget yet at the film's release.release (and was even dismissively "sinned" by ''WebVideo/CinemaSins'' when they did an "Everything Wrong With" video about the film).
22nd Aug '16 4:43:49 PM weirdfantasy
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* FreezeFrameBonus: During the underwater recovery of the nukes, one of the warning labels seen prominently on the side says "Handle like eggs".
3rd Aug '16 11:17:24 AM MikeW
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** Blofeld may be a ruthless madman intent on nuclear blackmail but he disdains disloyalty in his own camp. So when he discovers a SPECTRE agent has been embezzling money off drug sales, he electrocutes him.
1st Aug '16 8:31:43 AM TheWildWestPyro
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[[caption-width-right:300:''He looks at this world and wants it all...'']]

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25th Jul '16 10:31:15 PM TheRarispy
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* TheBlofeldPloy: Blofeld electrocutes one of the henchmen sitting at his conference table for embezzling money from him (which he really was guilty of), only after interrogating another (and totally innocent) henchman for the reason why their drug trafficking ring had turned in such poor profits. Showing that it applies to things other than just failing to kill a "00" Agent.\\
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In the book at least, the purpose of interrogating the innocent henchman was so the guilty one would relax... and therefore be touching the contact plates. And Blofeld then praised the innocent man (who'd totally trusted him to do what was right) for the calm way he'd taken the interrogation.

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* TheBlofeldPloy: Blofeld electrocutes one of the henchmen sitting at his conference table for embezzling money from him (which he really was guilty of), only after interrogating another (and totally innocent) henchman for the reason why their drug trafficking ring had turned in such poor profits. Showing profits, showing that it applies to things other than just failing to kill a "00" Agent.\\
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In the book at least, the purpose of interrogating the innocent henchman was so the guilty one would relax... and therefore be touching the contact plates. And Blofeld then praised the innocent man (who'd totally trusted him to do what was right) for the calm way he'd taken the interrogation.
6th Jul '16 8:27:52 AM CumbersomeTercel
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%% * KarmaHoudini: Blofeld.

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%% * KarmaHoudini: Blofeld.



* MissingTrailerScene: In the movie, it cuts as Volpe is taking Bond's shirt off, but the trailer shows him saying "The things I do for England" while she does so (the line ended up on ''Film/YouOnlyLiveTwice'' as Bond is undressing Helga Brandt).
4th Jul '16 4:44:19 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* ArtificialGill: The mini-breather. After the movie came out, a naval engineer spoke to the producers, inquiring how they managed to make the mini-breather, since he was trying to develop one himself. He was devastated by their answer: Sean Connery was actually holding his breath.

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* ArtificialGill: The mini-breather. After the movie came out, a naval engineer spoke to the producers, inquiring how they managed to make the mini-breather, since he was trying to develop one himself. He was devastated by their answer: Sean Connery was actually holding his breath.breath and got to surface between takes.
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