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31st Jul '16 7:13:25 PM Aiguille
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* When Music/PoetsOfTheFall performed their live CoverVersion of ''{{Film/Casino Royale|2006}}'''s "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcjZZIRRBNA You Know My Name]]," for The Voice's ''Livenä Vieraissa'' compilation album, they engaged in Film/JamesBond cosplay, in stereotypically immaculate tuxes and {{Bowties|AreCool}}.
23rd Jul '16 2:59:06 AM JackG
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* ''Das Unsichtbare Visier'' (1973-79). Alarmed over the growing underground popularity of James Bond among their youth, the East German government created this TV series in which a Stasi agent played by Armin Mueller-Stahl battled the evil CIA, West Germany, resurgent Nazis, and other forces of decadent Western capitalism.
18th Jun '16 11:06:34 PM SirRed
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* In WorldWarII both the British and American services recruited a large number of gentleman-spies. Some of them like TropeNamer Creator/IanFleming and [[Literature/TheQuietAmerican Graham Greeene]] retired to write SpyFiction. Creator/DennisWheatley is best known for his paranoia-laden occult thrillers. Others like Nicholas Eliot continued as a career. Kim Philby found [[TheMole a second career.]]

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* In WorldWarII both the British and American services recruited a large number of gentleman-spies. Some of them like TropeNamer Creator/IanFleming and [[Literature/TheQuietAmerican Graham Greeene]] Greene]] retired to write SpyFiction. Creator/DennisWheatley is best known for his paranoia-laden occult thrillers. Others like Nicholas Eliot continued as a career. Kim Philby found [[TheMole a second career.]]
31st May '16 12:08:37 AM TheWildWestPyro
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Everyone knows this character. He wears a tuxedo with a small [[BowtiesAreCool Bowtie (which Is Cool)]], a martini in one hand ([[DrinkOrder shaken, not stirred]], naturally) and a Walther PPK in the other. Announcing himself as "[[TheNameIsBondJamesBond Surname... Forename Surname]]", he engages in witty DoubleEntendre speak with busty high society women that leads into the bedroom. And just in case he finds himself in a particularly hopeless situation, he'll have a gadget hidden in his cuff links that will allow him to defeat the {{mooks}} ([[BondOneLiner with a bad pun or two thrown in posthumously]]) and save the day.

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Everyone knows this character. He wears a tuxedo with a small [[BowtiesAreCool Bowtie (which Is Cool)]], a martini in one hand ([[DrinkOrder shaken, not stirred]], naturally) and a Walther PPK pistol or revolver in the other. Announcing himself as "[[TheNameIsBondJamesBond Surname... Forename Surname]]", he engages in witty DoubleEntendre speak with busty high society women that leads into the bedroom. And just in case he finds himself in a particularly hopeless situation, he'll have a gadget hidden in his cuff links that will allow him to defeat the {{mooks}} ([[BondOneLiner with a bad pun or two thrown in posthumously]]) and save the day.
24th May '16 9:39:59 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond, with all his worst aspects played up. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's quite a JerkAss even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, AxCrazy, nervous, abusive to womn, too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.

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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond, with all his worst aspects played up. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's quite a JerkAss even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, AxCrazy, nervous, abusive to womn, abusive, too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.
24th May '16 9:39:20 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's quite a JerkAss even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, AxCrazy, nervous, far too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.
** He later reappears in ''Century: 2009'' as a [[LaserGuidedKarma wheelchair-bound old man suffering from numerous diseases]], described as being [[AndIMustScream in constant pain but kept alive nonetheless]] as punishment for his crimes, despite being a 'hero' and having a knighthood. Meanwhile, other agents took up the title of 007 to do field work and keep up the myth. Creator/AlanMoore doesn't like James Bond or Ian Fleming's Bond novels. [[AuthorTract Did that come across?]]

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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond.Bond, with all his worst aspects played up. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's quite a JerkAss even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, AxCrazy, nervous, far abusive to womn, too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.
** He later reappears in ''Century: 2009'' as a [[LaserGuidedKarma wheelchair-bound old man suffering from numerous diseases]], described as being [[AndIMustScream in constant pain but kept alive nonetheless]] as punishment for his crimes, despite being a 'hero' and having a knighthood. Meanwhile, six other agents took up the title of 007 to do field work work, although they're considerably more moral and keep up the myth. likeable than Sir Jimmy. In general, Creator/AlanMoore doesn't like James Bond or Ian and especially Fleming's Bond novels.version. [[AuthorTract Did that come across?]]
24th May '16 9:09:59 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's kind of an ass even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, psychotic, far too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.
** He later reappears in ''Century: 2009'' as a [[LaserGuidedKarma wheelchair-bound old man suffering from numerous diseases]], described as being [[AndIMustScream in constant pain but kept alive nonetheless]] as punishment for his crimes, despite being a 'hero' and having a knighthood. Meanwhile, other agents took up the title of 007 to do field work and keep up the myth.Creator/AlanMoore doesn't like James Bond or Ian Fleming's Bond novels. [[AuthorTract Did that come across?]]

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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's kind of an ass quite a JerkAss even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, psychotic, AxCrazy, nervous, far too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.
** He later reappears in ''Century: 2009'' as a [[LaserGuidedKarma wheelchair-bound old man suffering from numerous diseases]], described as being [[AndIMustScream in constant pain but kept alive nonetheless]] as punishment for his crimes, despite being a 'hero' and having a knighthood. Meanwhile, other agents took up the title of 007 to do field work and keep up the myth. Creator/AlanMoore doesn't like James Bond or Ian Fleming's Bond novels. [[AuthorTract Did that come across?]]
24th May '16 9:05:57 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's an attempted rapist who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's kind of an ass even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, psychotic too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but lousy in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quatermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.

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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's an attempted a sociopathic rapist manchild with a TorturePorn fetish who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's kind of an ass even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, psychotic psychotic, far too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but lousy pathetic in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor traitor, coward and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Allan Quatermain Quartermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero has become.
24th May '16 9:03:35 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a {{Deconstruction}}. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "James", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's an attempted rapist who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's kind of an ass even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor.]] Alan Quatermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero had become.
** He later reappears in ''Century: 2009'' as a [[LaserGuidedKarma wheelchair-bound old man suffering from numerous diseases]], described as being [[AndIMustScream in constant pain but kept alive nonetheless]] as punishment for his crimes. Creator/AlanMoore doesn't like James Bond. [[AuthorTract Did that come across?]]

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* ''ComicBook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: Black Dossier'', has a {{Deconstruction}}. dark {{Deconstruction}} of the literary Bond. Bond himself appears (with the serials scratched off-- his name is only given as "James", "Jimmy", but we're also told he's related to Campion Bond)... and he's an attempted rapist who gets the crap kicked out of him after some jokes about a woman's stage name being Oodles O'Quim. He's kind of an ass even beforehand, so this is very satisfying. As well as that, he's reckless, bungling, psychotic too reliant on his own gadgets (which often don't work), is a wonderful shot but lousy in a fistfight and doesn't care for how much collateral damage he causes during operations. And all his adventures [[spoiler: are fabricated for British morale.]] Unfortunately, we see him walk off with the girl in the end, [[spoiler:after he murders her adoptive uncle, who had exposed him as a traitor.traitor and in the pocket of the CIA.]] Alan Allan Quatermain even mocks how sorry the British adventure hero had has become.
** He later reappears in ''Century: 2009'' as a [[LaserGuidedKarma wheelchair-bound old man suffering from numerous diseases]], described as being [[AndIMustScream in constant pain but kept alive nonetheless]] as punishment for his crimes. crimes, despite being a 'hero' and having a knighthood. Meanwhile, other agents took up the title of 007 to do field work and keep up the myth.Creator/AlanMoore doesn't like James Bond.Bond or Ian Fleming's Bond novels. [[AuthorTract Did that come across?]]
21st May '16 10:13:05 AM JamesAustin
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* Even the ''Film/JamesBond'' films occasionally have their fun with this, especially the slightly DarkerAndEdgier DanielCraig {{reboot}}s.

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* Even the ''Film/JamesBond'' films occasionally have their fun with this, especially the slightly DarkerAndEdgier DanielCraig Creator/DanielCraig {{reboot}}s.



** In ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' Bond turns up in a tux and is told off by a fellow agent. "This is a mission, not a fancy dress ball." Bond then has to get into a sniper position, and a velcro collar on his tux instantly converts it into a blacksuit so he doen't stand out in the dark room. Also, in Bond's defence on this one, the mission takes place at a prestigious concert hall during a classical music production, so the tux actually helps him blend in while he's there as well.



** In ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' Bond turns up in a tux and is told off by a fellow agent. "This is a mission, not a fancy dress ball." Bond then has to get into a sniper position, and a velcro collar on his tux instantly converts it into a blacksuit so he doen't stand out in the dark room. Also, in James's defence on this one, the mission takes place at a prestigious concert hall during a classical music production, so the tux actually helps him blend in while he's there as well.
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