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** The way Brosnan says "Family motto" sums up his portrayal of the character perfectly: a man who repeatedly ends up in ridiculous, painful situations all the time, but keeps going because [[KnightInSourArmour that's just who he is]]. The best part about it being his family's motto is the implication that ''everyone'' [[BadassFamily in the Bond family is like this]].

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** The way Brosnan says "Family motto" sums up his portrayal of the character perfectly: a man who repeatedly ends up in ridiculous, painful situations all the time, but keeps going because [[KnightInSourArmour [[KnightInSourArmor that's just who he is]]. The best part about it being his family's motto is the implication that ''everyone'' [[BadassFamily in the Bond family is like this]].


--> '''Bond:''' I never miss.

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--> '''Bond:''' I never miss.miss.
* One for a ''Mook'' in a James Bond movie, of all people. During the ski chase, one of the Parahawks chasing Bond falls off a cliff. Bond then quips "See you back at the lodge" as he watches the Parahawk falls, only to see the Parahawk opens its spare parachute and rejoins the fight. Bond is not amused at all. A mere Mook denied James Bond himself his BondOneliner. Possibly the first time and the only time it happened.


** Creator/PierceBrosnan came up with the gag himself.
* This film was the last appereance of Desmond Llewelyn's Q, and he went out with a high note.

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** Creator/PierceBrosnan [[ThrowItIn came up with the gag himself.
himself]].
* This film was the last appereance appearance of Desmond Llewelyn's Q, and he went out with a high note.



** Christmas is actually a pretty adequate character who suffers far more from being played by a terrible actress--she never waits for Bond to rescue her in the nuclear site and rigs a mechanism herself, and mostly holds her own during the action sequences. Not once does she turn into any kind of dimwitted ScreamingWoman.

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** Christmas is actually a pretty adequate character who suffers far more from being played underplayed by a terrible actress--she her actress[[note]]Then again, Denise Richards might not have been given the best material to work with[[/note]] --she never waits for Bond to rescue her in the nuclear site and rigs a mechanism herself, and mostly holds her own during the action sequences. Not once does she turn into any kind of dimwitted ScreamingWoman.



* M manipulating Elektra so give her access to a clock with batteries, which is promptly used to {{MacGyver|ing}} a GPS signal once the guards are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 to dispatch [[OneManArmy James Bond]].

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* M manipulating Elektra so give her access to a clock with batteries, which is promptly used to {{MacGyver|ing}} a GPS signal once the guards Elektra and her bodyguard Gabor are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 Bond, Christmas and Zukovsky to dispatch [[OneManArmy James Bond]].locate her.



* Valentin Zukovsky freeing Bond from a torture device. With one bullet. While mortally wounded. Even better, his entrance to that scene:

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* Valentin Zukovsky freeing Bond from a torture device.chair. With one bullet. While mortally wounded. Even better, his entrance to that scene:



* Also just a bit earlier when Zukovsky killed his traitorous henchman Bullion.
-->'''Bullion:''' Boss! You're alive! I'm so glad to see you!
-->'''Zukovsky:''' Me too! ''(coldly shoots Bullion with his machine gun)''



--> '''Elektra:''' .....''DIVE!'' ''(Bond shoots her dead)''

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--> '''Elektra:''' .....''DIVE!'' ''DIVE, Bond...'' ''(Bond shoots her dead)''

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** The way Brosnan says "Family motto" sums up his portrayal of the character perfectly: a man who repeatedly ends up in ridiculous, painful situations all the time, but keeps going because [[KnightInSourArmour that's just who he is]]. The best part about it being his family's motto is the implication that ''everyone'' [[BadassFamily in the Bond family is like this]].

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[Film/LiveAndLetDie Say "Live and let tie."]]]]

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** Christmas is actually a pretty adequate character who suffers far more from being played by a terrible actress--she never waits for Bond to rescue her in the nuclear site and rigs a mechanism herself, and mostly holds her own during the action sequences. Not once does she turn into any kind of dimwitted ScreamingWoman.

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** This might double as a ContinuityNod; Book!Bond studied Oriental Languages at Oxford.


* Bond taking down a helicopter with some flammable gas and a flaregun.

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* Bond taking down a helicopter with some flammable gas and a flaregun.flaregun.
* Bond's final confrontation with Elektra, who he demands call off Renard from triggering the nuclear attack. He has her cornered with nowhere to go, but she remains confident that Bond, now visibly impatient, cannot bring himself to kill her. Thus, this exchange.
--> '''Elektra:''' You wouldn't kill me. You'd miss me.
--> '''Renard:''' ''(On the phone)'' Yes?
--> '''Elektra:''' .....''DIVE!'' ''(Bond shoots her dead)''
--> '''Bond:''' I never miss.


* This film was the last appereance of Q, and he went out with a high note.

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* This film was the last appereance of Desmond Llewelyn's Q, and he went out with a high note.


* Bond allowing the bomb in the pipeline to detonate and let [[spoilerElektra think she's won]].
* Bond taking down a helicopter with some steam and a flaregun.

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* Bond allowing the bomb in the pipeline to detonate and let [[spoilerElektra [[spoiler:Elektra think she's won]].
* Bond taking down a helicopter with some steam flammable gas and a flaregun.


** Creator/PierceBrosnan came up with the gag himself.



* Bond allowing the bomb in the pipeline to detonate and let [[spoilerElektra think she's won]].

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* Bond allowing the bomb in the pipeline to detonate and let [[spoilerElektra think she's won]].won]].
* Bond taking down a helicopter with some steam and a flaregun.


-->'''Zukovsky:''' I'm looking for a submarine. It's big and black and the driver is a good friend of mine.

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-->'''Zukovsky:''' I'm looking for a submarine. It's big and black and the driver is a good friend of mine.mine.
* Renard's first scene. He's clearly a master of the BlofeldPloy.
* Renard's escape from the test site - Bond shoots at him, but is foiled by the bulletproof glass. Renard's nonchalance sells it.
--> "No hard feelings, Mister Bond, but we're even. Soon, you'll feel nothing at all".
--> The elevator goes up as Renard points down to a bomb that's just started ticking.
* Probably the best use of the catchprase ever:
--> Christmas: "So you're a British spy. Do you have a name?"
--> Bond: "The name's Bond. (Elevator shoots upwards). James Bond".
* Bond allowing the bomb in the pipeline to detonate and let [[spoilerElektra think she's won]].


* "I never miss."
* Bond righting his tie under water.
* Just when you think he's been rumbled...

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* "I never miss."
*
In the pre-credits sequence, Bond righting his tie under water.
* 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 he's Bond's been rumbled...



* M's use of a clock and a GPS locator card.
* I personally like the scene where this goes down:
-->'''[[spoiler:Elektra]]''': ... I could have given you the world!\\

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* M's use 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, [[HowDidYouKnowIDidnt 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 and with batteries, which is promptly used to {{MacGyver|ing}} a GPS locator card.
* I personally like
signal once the guards are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 to dispatch [[OneManArmy James Bond]].
* The
scene where this goes down:
-->'''[[spoiler:Elektra]]''': ...-->'''[[spoiler:Elektra]]:''' ... I could have given you the world!\\



'''[[spoiler:Elektra]]''' ''(sneering)'': Foolish sentiment.\\
'''Bond''' ''(nonchalant)'': [[Film/OnHerMajestysSecretService Family motto.]]
* I have 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, [[HowDidYouKnowIDidnt she didn't know that when she volunteered.]]
* Valentin. Freeing Bond from a torture device. With one bullet. While mortally wounded.
** Even better: "I'm looking for a submarine. It's big and black and the driver is a good friend of mine."
*
-->'''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'')
--->--Desmond Llewelyn as Q's final lines before Desmond died in a tragic car accident. R.I.P.
* 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. Always loved that moment.
** M manipulating Elektra so give her access to a clock with batteries, which is promptly used to MacGuyver a GPS signal once the guards are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 to dispatch [[OneManArmy James Bond]].

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'''[[spoiler:Elektra]]''' ''(sneering)'': '''[[spoiler:Elektra]]:''' ''(sneering)'' Foolish sentiment.\\
'''Bond''' ''(nonchalant)'': '''Bond:''' ''(nonchalant)'' [[Film/OnHerMajestysSecretService Family motto.]]
* I have 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, [[HowDidYouKnowIDidnt she didn't know that when she volunteered.]]
* Valentin. Freeing
Valentin Zukovsky freeing Bond from a torture device. With one bullet. While mortally wounded.
**
wounded. Even better: "I'm better, his entrance to that scene:
-->'''Zukovsky:''' I'm
looking for a submarine. It's big and black and the driver is a good friend of mine."
*
-->'''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'')
--->--Desmond Llewelyn as Q's final lines before Desmond died in a tragic car accident. R.I.P.
* 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. Always loved that moment.
** M manipulating Elektra so give her access to a clock with batteries, which is promptly used to MacGuyver a GPS signal once the guards are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 to dispatch [[OneManArmy James Bond]].


* M slapping Elektra across the face upon the reveal of her true colors. Always loved that moment.

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* M 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. Always loved that moment.moment.
** M manipulating Elektra so give her access to a clock with batteries, which is promptly used to MacGuyver a GPS signal once the guards are out of sight, making it possible for MI6 to dispatch [[OneManArmy James Bond]].

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