This film was the last appereance of Q, and he went out with a high note.
Q: I've always tried to teach you two things: first, never let them see you bleed.
Bond: And the second?
Q: Always have an escape plan. (is lowered into the floor)
Just when you think Bond's been rumbled...
Christmas Jones:(in Russian) You speak English very well for a Russian. Bond(in Russian) I studied at Oxford.
One has to give credit to Dr. Christmas Jones for being able to disarm a nuclear bomb while travelling at high speed in a pipeline inspection rig. Even though the bomb was never nuclear, she didn't know that when she volunteered.
M, who'd earlier expressed guilt for advising Elektra's father to not pay for her ransom when she'd been kidnapped, slapping Elektra across the face upon the reveal of her true colors.
M manipulating Elektra so give her access to a clock with batteries, which is promptly used to MacGyver a GPS signal once the guards are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 to dispatch James Bond.