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->''"Shaken, not stirred, will get you cold water with a dash of gin and dry vermouth. The reason you stir it with a special spoon is so not to chip the ice. Film/{{James|Bond}} is ordering a weak martini and being snooty about it."''
-->-- '''President Bartlet''', ''Series/TheWestWing''[[note]]Bartlet has forgotten that James orders ''vodka'' martinis[[/note]]

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.

The character that should have immediately come to mind with that description is, of course, Franchise/JamesBond. However, while Bond has definitely popularized many of these aspects, most {{Shallow Parod|y}}ies out there can't seem to find anything beyond the above paragraph to make fun of (They also seem to miss that Bond typically wore situation-appropriate attire during field work).[[note]]One annoyingly common mistake is for the parody character to get a ''gin'' martini instead of a ''vodka'' martini (as the otherwise-valid opening quote shows: it's a potentially-legitimate concern with a gin martini, but with a vodka martini using vodka made from potatoes, the shaking gets rid of some nasty-looking oils on top. AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle!).[[/note]] It's also interesting to note that most of these tropes were NOT in the Ian Fleming books. For example, the films inverted his usual stirred-not-shaken DrinkOrder. Nevertheless, this is how James Bond is viewed by and large.

Contractually guaranteed to show up in ''everything'' that has to do with secret agents from ~1963 onwards. Exceptions are almost noteworthy in their own right, although there is the alternative trope of "Stale Beer flavour" SpyFiction.

This outfit is used to indicate an international spy figure in much the same way a ConspicuousTrenchcoat is used to indicate a spy or detective in a more urban environment.

As so many of these characters could be seen as placeholders for James Bond, this whole page could be considered his character-specific subtrope of FountainOfExpies. See also DeadUnicornTrope
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!!Examples:

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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* In ''Film/TrueLies'', the major hook is that Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger plays a secret agent who keeps the nature of his work secret from his wife. His tuxedo is lampshaded in a [[ShoutOut scene during a secret mission]] [[Film/{{Goldfinger}} where he opens his drysuit to reveal a tux]]. We are then given a contrast between his work and home life by transitioning from this opening to his home where his daughter disrespects him and his wife [[TheGlassesGottaGo wears glasses]].
* ''Film/XXx'' was essentially one big TakeThat against this trope, and opened with one such agent being easily tracked down and killed because his tux stood out in the heavy metal concert he tried to escape through. Then used again where Darius had to dress up as a waiter at a party. The disguise works well enough to hide him amongst a lot of other guys when they were on to him.
* Even the ''Film/JamesBond'' films occasionally have their fun with this, especially the slightly DarkerAndEdgier DanielCraig {{reboot}}s.
** Take ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'', where after Bond has sneaked in to a drug factory in a drysuit and blown it up. He comes out of the water, removes the drysuit -- and reveals a neat tuxedo.
** The martini line is subverted in ''Film/CasinoRoyale'':
--->'''Bond:''' I'll have a martini.\\
'''Bartender:''' Shaken or stirred?\\
'''Bond:''' [[INeedAFreakingDrink Do I look like I give a damn?]]
** 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.
* Clark Devlin in ''Film/TheTuxedo'' is almost never seen without his tux. He's smooth with the ladies and dances very well. Slightly subverted in that most of that is due to the tux being a highly-advanced piece of technology that does most of it for him. He is seen without his tux at the end, on the roof with a sniper rifle wearing something a [=SWAT=] member might wear. He is never shown in action, though.
* Done in at least one scene per movie in the ''Film/MissionImpossible'' series. In fact, the opening of the very first movie involved the heroes in tuxedos.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In ''ComicBook/{{Planetary}},'' the character of John Stone is a clearly a James Bond {{Expy}}. In issue #11, he employs fantastic gadgets and tosses out one BondOneLiner after another while facing a villainess who has just shot his assistant - who was an Expy of NickFury!
* ''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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[[folder:Literature]]
* ''[[Literature/TheLaundrySeries The Jennifer Morgue]]'': The subject of both AffectionateParody and TakeThat in the Creator/CharlesStross novel. Because of the TheoryOfNarrativeCausality, the protagonist [[spoiler: and his girlfriend]] starts acting out James Bond tropes, commenting how much he differs from Bond. In regard to Bond's signature drink, every time it's ordered in the novel, there are comments on how awful it tastes.
* The Creator/TomClancy novels are rather scornful of the CIA types the ''real'' intelligence agents refer to as 'Martini Mixers'.
* Hamish Bond in ''Literature/DraculaChaChaCha''.
* In ''Literature/SubversiveActivity'', Reddon (only his love interest calls him "James") wears evening dress, carries useful gadgets, expresses an appreciation for a vodka martini shaken not stirred, and appears constitutionally incapable of leaving an ''entendre'' undoubled. He also has a justification for wearing evening dress while breaking into the opponent's lair: at first he just says it's "rather a tradition in my service", but later he elaborates that ''because'' he and his secret service colleagues all dress that way when they go to work, it is ''de facto'' the uniform of the service, and therefore if he is captured by the enemy he can claim honorable treatment as a uniformed serviceman under TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar and avoid being shot out of hand as a spy.
* ''Literature/InDeath'': Roarke comes pretty close to this trope. ''Divided In Death'' had Peabody pretty much refer to him as an {{Expy}} of James Bond.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* In ''GilligansIsland'', the castaways find a locked government briefcase. Gilligan has a dream about being a Film/JamesBond / Series/MissionImpossible Expy, Agent 014, with him trying to deliver the briefcase while everyone from the secretary (Mary Ann) to the Big Bad (Mr. Howell) tries to kill him for it.
* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''. Bashir likes to run a holosuite program that enables him to basically BE the film James Bond. "Bashir, Julian Bashir." He also specifies his martinis "stirred, not shaken" to invert Bond's usual drink order. {{Lampshaded|Trope}} all the way by Garak's constant snarking about it, when he was along for one run of the program ([[HolodeckMalfunction When something weird happened, of course]]). Despite the presence of an honest to goodness secret agent in the program, Bashir ignores him because he's playing James Bond, and is not in an actual covert operation, and the two play by different rules.
-->'''Garak''' (on having it explained to him that the decadent living and {{Bond Girl}}s are government-issue): "I think I joined the wrong intelligence service!"
* Parodied in ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook'' with 'Agent Suave', who has a ''Film/CasinoRoyale''-style adventure in a high-stakes casino where all the games are typical village fete things like 'guessing the weight of a fruitcake' and 'whack the rat'.
-->'''M {{Expy}}:''' And, Suave... good luck.\\
'''Suave:''' I won't need luck.\\
'''M Expy:''' You're going to ''a casino''.\\
'''Suave:''' Oh, God, yes, that's right. Blimey. Fingers crossed!
** The same sketch also subverts the one-liners: it quickly turns out MissionControl provides them. [[spoiler: For both Suave and the villain.]]
* ''ReillyAceOfSpies'': Sidney Reilly. Considering that Reilly, a man shrouded in mystery, was possibly a RealLife inspiration for Bond, this makes it a bit of TruthInTelevision. Consider also that he was played by Sam Neill, who was screen-tested for the role of Film/JamesBond in ''Film/TheLivingDaylights''.
* Played with a lot in ''{{Chuck}}''. Chuck Bartowski is the furthest thing from James Bond you can find. But he still tries, because he's FunctionalGenreSavvy. When he evolves from TheWoobie to IronWoobie, he makes it work. In fact, because he's so successful (thanks to Casey, Sarah and the Intersect) that the default name he uses when he goes on a mission becomes feared by the enemy agents as a Bond-esque Tuxedo super-spy. Bryce Larkin, in the early episodes, highlights the 'international superspy' as he should be, and Roan Montgomery basically IS Bond, if he were allowed to genuinely age.
* ''Series/{{Mythbusters}}'' tested out if you could wear a tuxedo under a dry suit to crash a party on a yacht. After swimming underwater for half a mile, Jaime came up out of the water, stripped off the dry suit, and was able to attend the party in a perfectly presentable tux.
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[[folder:Pinball]]
* The Baron shown on Creator/{{Bally}}'s ''Pinball/MataHari'' pinball.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* In one scene in ''VideoGame/Rayman3HoodlumHavoc'', a Hoodlum dresses in a tuxedo and holds a gun in the classic James Bond poster pose, before throwing it aside and pressing a button on his arm, which produces a ridiculously large mechanical device, which fires a laser beam that turns an unfortunate caterpillar into something resembling a roast turkey.
* The Spy in ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2''. Impeccable three-piece suit (that can now come with a bow tie), upper-class speech patterns and haughty mannerisms (that is, when he isn't given to [[LameComeback childish insults]]), wears a fancy wristwatch with a built-in [[InvisibilityCloak cloaking device]] and all sorts of other fancy gadgets. Promise not to get blood on his suit and he'll kill you quickly. Would probably fit in any high-class reception if he didn't [[HighlyVisibleNinja wear his balaclava at all times]].
* ''Franchise/MetalGear''
** If one plays ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'' enough times, Snake will do this with a Tuxedo instead of his trademark SpyCatsuit. And damn he does look fiiiine in a Tux.
** Playing ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'' while wearing the Tuxedo nets Naked Snake an amusing and annoyed lecture from [[TheAce The Boss]] about how impractical it is. There's also a conversation about James Bond with the other characters (specifically the Major, who is a complete James Bond fanboy) suggesting silly things (like a gun shaped like a snake) that he could use.
* The Imperial Agent player character in ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'' is a thinly-veiled Film/JamesBond {{Expy}}.
* The Spy in ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert'' appears, at least to the Allies, as a man in a dapper (if combat-inappropriate) tuxedo-and-bowtie; selecting him or giving him an order causes him to reply in a Connery-ish voice. Of course, to opponents (i.e., the Soviets) he looks like one of their own units, unless discovered by a [[EvilDetectingDog guard dog]].
* Harry Tipper of ''VideoGame/TimeSplitters''. In the second he is strapped to a bed with a laser aimed at him...
* ''Secret Agent Clank'', the character that Clank plays on television as his day job in later RatchetAndClank games, is an obvious James Bond parody.
** 'Ratchet in a tux' is a common skin unlocked throughout the PS2 games.
* Inverted by [[http://spyparty.com/2010/11/26/thanksgiving-metrics-teaser/ Spy Party]], where Spy players are ''least'' likely to choose this outfit as the spy, presumably because they expect the sniper will be suspicious of that character.
* In ''VisualNovel/HatofulBoyfriend'', [[spoiler: Yuuya]] turns out to be one of these. His ED title card even reads "[[spoiler: Yuuya]] [[Film/YouOnlyLiveTwice Only Lives Twice]]".
* John Steele, the British super-agent in ''Videogame/EvilGenius'', is an obvious James Bond parody, showing up immaculately dressed to invade your IslandBase. He is also the toughest enemy in the game.
* ''VideoGame/SpyFox'', while he doesn't drink or wield a gun, is a blatant example. He uses the line "shaken but not stirred" to describe [[AmusingInjuries himself being jostled]], which happens to him often in his line of work.
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[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Good Hitler in ''{{Goats}}'', e.g. [[http://www.goats.com/archive/080826.html here]]. Note tuxedo, martini; the "last, first last" introduction may not have been included, though. In fact there's an entire Good Hitler franchise in the Goats verse, replacing not only Bond flicks ("Die and Die Again", "Death Never Lives Twice", "Quantum of Hitlers"), but almost every other known movie ("Good Hitler vs. Space Hitler", "The Search for Good Hitler").
* ''SluggyFreelance'': In December of 2001 the strip did a James Bond parody called [[http://sluggy.com/comics/archives/daily/20011218 Snowfinger]]. After Santa Claus is mutated into an alien hybrid, [[HairRaisingHare Bun-bun]] is recruited by the Christmas elves to stop Santa from distributing presents laced with alien mutagenic spores.
* KarateBears Clean up good, and love to drink. [[http://www.karatebears.com/2012/11/bonds-that-last.html Look.]]
* Agent 300 started out as a ShallowParody of Bond, used in his introductory comic to prove how useless a character like that would be in a confrontation with Webcomic/{{Niels}}. However, his [[Creator/{{Humon}} author]] liked him so much he [[UnexplainedRecovery inexplicably recovers]] from the head wound Duncan deals him in that strip and quickly becomes a much more fleshed-out BreakOutCharacter.
** The fan-made spinoff comic ''Webcomic/SecretAgentMen'' has fun playing with this trope as it more fully explores the agency 300 and 250 work for.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'' example: "Double-O Dale." Both Dale and his role model Dirk Suave are depicted in TuxedoAndMartini style all the time when they were doing secret agent work.
* [[TheLancer Derek Blunt]] on ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck.'' Although he dresses and acts to fit the Bond stereotype, Blunt unusually eschews gadgets and tricks in favor of realistic spy work.
* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{ReBoot}}'' spoofed this type of character with "Matrix, Enzo Matrix", as well as ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', a total JerkAss secret agent with massive mother issues, lives the trope -- notably, he puts off defusing a bomb to change from his tuxedo to a black turtleneck. It's portrayed in a kind of BunnyEarsLawyer way; his flair for the dramatic and fondness for women and alcohol constantly get him in trouble, and he's incredibly irresponsible with the safety of anyone around him, but much like Bond, when it comes to hand-to-hand combat, firefights, and other SoMuchForStealth stuff he's practically a superhero.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Phineas and Ferb}}'': "Elementary, My Dear Stacy" takes place in England. Because of a prior incident with the union, Agent P works with Agent Double-O O. The latter takes hours to burn through a manacle, while Agent P simply gets the key off a table.
* Discussed in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'' episode "Fallen Arches", when [[HeroicComedicSociopath Brock]] needs to fight some {{mooks}} while wearing a tuxedo for his role in ''Theatre/TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'':
-->'''Brock:''' I love wearing a tux when I kill guys. Makes me kinda feel like James Bond.
* Spoofed in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' where Pinkie Pie believes Donut Joe is secretly this.
-->'''Pinkie Pie:''' Or as he's known in the spy world, ''Mane''. ''Con Mane''.
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* Dusko Popov was a Yugoslav who worked for British intelligence (and convinced the Germans he was spying for them while feeding them false information) during World War II, mostly as a way to live large and have love affairs on an expense account. He worked with Ian Fleming and one of his exploits at a casino in Portugal may have inspired ''Literature/CasinoRoyale''.
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