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==Notes==
==Notes==
<!--James Bond is so devastated by the events of this movie that's why he is busted down to 7777 at the start of You Only Live Twice. Apparently this one stays pretty close to the book, it's less cartoony and there are very few gadgets. George Lazenby Bond retires because his wife flash fiance is killed. They don't have an understudy ready yet cuz he's only been on the job for 2 years that's why they bring Connery Bond back. And Rodger Moore gets bumped up 2077 but he's not ready to be double O7 yet. They thought about going straight from You Only Live Twice To The Man with the Golden Gun and Rodger Moore. But Cambodia was too unstable to fill. Rodger Moore couldn't wait around it was busy filming the saint. Other actors considered once Rodger Moore was out John Richardson, Hans De Vries, Robert Campbell, Anthony Rogers, then finally George Lazenby. He is Australian, not English. I mean British. Lazenby went all out,: he picked up a suit that Connery had ordered but not picked up to wear to the audition. They wanted him to do the next 7 Bond movies but his agent convinced and only do one. But then the production turned on him and it was Mutual. they wanted him to come to the premier looking like James Bond but by that time he had let his hair and beard grow out so he look like a hippie. Peter hunt directed, this is his only big as the lead director for James Bond although he did second unit stuff on previous movies. If Lazenby had stayed, they would have done diamonds are forever and kept Peter hunt on. The movie ends on a total Downer. Bond is visibly shaken (and stirred close parentheses. The entire ending bits was going to be the cold open for diamonds are forever if Lazenby had signed on. Mentioned: Pete's MGM UA collection of James Bond tapes on VHS. the twist ending where you expect the heroes to come save the day and they don't. Second of James Bond wives but the first doesn't count because he gave a fake name to the priest. In You Only Live Twice. Just like Anakin and Padme secret wedding. Scratch all that kisses azuki lives. Kissy Suzuki owns artoo-detoo C-3PO I'm glad we solved that. After this Peter hunt directed 1776.  wait no he didn't. actually directed Gold starring Roger Moore and Susanne York(Superman).
<!--   Other actors considered once Rodger Moore was out John Richardson, Hans De Vries, Robert Campbell, Anthony Rogers, then finally George Lazenby. He is Australian, not English. I mean British. Lazenby went all out,: he picked up a suit that Connery had ordered but not picked up to wear to the audition. They wanted him to do the next 7 Bond movies but his agent convinced and only do one. But then the production turned on him and it was Mutual. they wanted him to come to the premier looking like James Bond but by that time he had let his hair and beard grow out so he look like a hippie. Peter hunt directed, this is his only big as the lead director for James Bond although he did second unit stuff on previous movies. If Lazenby had stayed, they would have done diamonds are forever and kept Peter hunt on. The movie ends on a total Downer. Bond is visibly shaken (and stirred close parentheses. The entire ending bits was going to be the cold open for diamonds are forever if Lazenby had signed on. Mentioned: Pete's MGM UA collection of James Bond tapes on VHS. the twist ending where you expect the heroes to come save the day and they don't. Second of James Bond wives but the first doesn't count because he gave a fake name to the priest. In You Only Live Twice. Just like Anakin and Padme secret wedding. Scratch all that kisses azuki lives. Kissy Suzuki owns artoo-detoo C-3PO I'm glad we solved that. After this Peter hunt directed 1776.  wait no he didn't. actually directed Gold starring Roger Moore and Susanne York(Superman).
  The opening song. They didn't even try to work in the title of the movie Into the song and anyway. In the tradition of the first two Bond movies they did an instrumental theme to introduce a new guy. John Berry. First used in bonds and one of the first uses period In of a vogue synthesizer they used the music from this score as inspiration for the soundtrack to The Incredibles. They actually asked John Berry but he wasn't into it and they had to adapt the music from this into the music of The Incredibles. Two songs with lyrics in the course of the movie. Add multiple points do you know how Christmas trees are grown some of it does take place at Christmas time in the Alps. The main song all the time in the world AKA we have all the time in the world. Written by John Berry with lyrics by Hal David. recorded by Louis Armstrong. his last recorded song. They wanted it to be ironic and sound like it's a wonderful world sorry What a Wonderful World and they wanted someone who sounded like Lu Armstrong and thought wait can we just get Lu jun-chang strong? Louis Armstrong the song wasn't culture culturally relevant until 25 years later in 1995 when it was covered by My Bloody Valentine, and using a beer commercial so it was popular with the kids. Meadow notes look up beer commercial.
  The opening song. They didn't even try to work in the title of the movie Into the song and anyway. In the tradition of the first two Bond movies they did an instrumental theme to introduce a new guy. John Berry. First used in bonds and one of the first uses period In of a vogue synthesizer they used the music from this score as inspiration for the soundtrack to The Incredibles. They actually asked John Berry but he wasn't into it and they had to adapt the music from this into the music of The Incredibles. Two songs with lyrics in the course of the movie. Add multiple points do you know how Christmas trees are grown some of it does take place at Christmas time in the Alps. The main song all the time in the world AKA we have all the time in the world. Written by John Berry with lyrics by Hal David. recorded by Louis Armstrong. his last recorded song. They wanted it to be ironic and sound like it's a wonderful world sorry What a Wonderful World and they wanted someone who sounded like Lu Armstrong and thought wait can we just get Lu jun-chang strong? Louis Armstrong the song wasn't culture culturally relevant until 25 years later in 1995 when it was covered by My Bloody Valentine, and using a beer commercial so it was popular with the kids. Meadow notes look up beer commercial.
(Guinness close parentheses. blofeld: fourth appearance but only second time we've seen his face. Movie doesn't try to explain how he survived from earlier. We're getting into the era where Alex is recognizing actors from other things. Mentioned Kojak. no effort to convince you this the same character, makes one think that blofeld is also a code name. Evidence that James Bond is a codename James Bond goes undercover as a genealogy and heraldry experts. Bond doesn't often go undercover as a character. Quotes Alex you're thinking of break fast pete I'm always thinking of break fast. Blofeld doesn't recognize Ben right away despite the fact they've met in other movies but in this one they're both different guys. Remember this is out of order from the books so they shouldn't have met in the last movie because the last movie should be the next book. Codename Theory makes the film chronology more palatable. 516 area code but also James Bond room number. gourley's lookout for this: blofeld's hand deformity. Mentioned Scotty from Star Trek and radar O'Reilly from Mash. The villain in the 1998 Avengers film was Sean Connery one of the reasons he couldn't be in this. Diana Rigg lady holiday in the great Muppet caper. Also host of PBS mystery. Also Game of Thrones. Not dubbed!.
(Guinness close parentheses. blofeld: fourth appearance but only second time we've seen his face. Movie doesn't try to explain how he survived from earlier. We're getting into the era where Alex is recognizing actors from other things. Mentioned Kojak. no effort to convince you this the same character, makes one think that blofeld is also a code name. Evidence that James Bond is a codename James Bond goes undercover as a genealogy and heraldry experts. Bond doesn't often go undercover as a character. Quotes Alex you're thinking of break fast pete I'm always thinking of break fast. Blofeld doesn't recognize Ben right away despite the fact they've met in other movies but in this one they're both different guys. Remember this is out of order from the books so they shouldn't have met in the last movie because the last movie should be the next book. Codename Theory makes the film chronology more palatable. 516 area code but also James Bond room number. gourley's lookout for this: blofeld's hand deformity. Mentioned Scotty from Star Trek and radar O'Reilly from Mash. The villain in the 1998 Avengers film was Sean Connery one of the reasons he couldn't be in this. Diana Rigg lady holiday in the great Muppet caper. Also host of PBS mystery. Also Game of Thrones. Not dubbed!.
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*Longest title for a James Bond film and longest movie until it was surpassed by the 2006 ''Casino Royale''.
*Longest title for a James Bond film and longest movie until it was surpassed by the 2006 ''Casino Royale''.
*Sixth movie based on the 10th novel (11th book). Ian Fleming wrote this while in Jamaica filming ''[[Doctor No]]''.
*Sixth movie based on the 10th novel (11th book). Ian Fleming wrote this while in Jamaica filming ''[[Doctor No]]''.
*They thought about going straight from ''[[You Only Live Twice]]'' to ''[[The Man with the Golden Gun]]'' and Roger Moore. But Cambodia was too unstable to film there. Roger Moore couldn't wait around because he was busy filming "[[Wikipedia:The Saint (TV series)|The Saint]]".
===Podcast===
===Podcast===
*They almost say the title of the film a few times, but never exactly; they broke their streak.
*They almost say the title of the film a few times, but never exactly; they broke their streak.
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**"Sands through the hourglass" in the credit sequence.
**"Sands through the hourglass" in the credit sequence.
<h4>Codename theory</h4>
<h4>Codename theory</h4>
*"This never happened to the other fellow". Meta-commentary/fourth wall thing? Either way it's fuel for the codename Theory.
*"This never happened to the other fellow". Meta-commentary/fourth wall thing? Either way it's fuel for the Codename theory.
*Alex's [[Kristen Siebecker|wife]] always assumed the codename theory was true/on-screen canon
*Alex's [[Kristen Siebecker|wife]] always assumed the codename theory was true/on-screen Canon.
*But Moneypenny treats him like he's Sean Connery. There's even the line "same old James Bond".
*But Moneypenny treats him like he's Sean Connery. There's even the line "same old James Bond".
<div class="toccolours mw-collapsible mw-collapsed">Headcanon<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
<div class="toccolours mw-collapsible mw-collapsed">Headcanon<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
Sean Connery Bond retires to Japan after ''You Only Live Twice''. Bond met Blofeld two years ago (the timeline lines up) and maybe they put George Lazenby Bond on the SPECTRE case at that time, giving Moneypenny time to form a relationship with him as well.
Sean Connery Bond retires to Japan after ''You Only Live Twice''. Bond met Blofeld two years ago (the timeline lines up) and maybe they put George Lazenby Bond on the SPECTRE case at that time, giving Moneypenny time to form a relationship with him as well.
Is it a succession thing like it is in Spectre? Maybe 007 has an understudy.
Is it a succession thing like it is in Spectre? Maybe 007 has an understudy.
Recall that in the chronology of the books, James Bond is so devastated by the events of this movie that's why he is busted down to 7777 at the start of You Only Live Twice.
George Lazenby Bond retires because his fiancée/wife is killed. They don't have an understudy ready yet because he's only been on the job for 2 years that's why they bring Connery Bond back. And Rodger Moore gets bumped up to 077 but he's not ready to be 0O7 yet.
</div></div>
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<h4>Other notes</h4>
<h4>Other notes</h4>
*Apparently this one stays pretty close to the book, it's less cartoony and there are very few gadgets.
===Meta Notes===
===Meta Notes===
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Date

June 27th, 2020

Summary

Pete and Alex have all the time in the world to discuss the 6th James Bond movie.

Duration

1:31:28

Notes

Film

  • Longest title for a James Bond film and longest movie until it was surpassed by the 2006 Casino Royale.
  • Sixth movie based on the 10th novel (11th book). Ian Fleming wrote this while in Jamaica filming Doctor No.
  • They thought about going straight from You Only Live Twice to The Man with the Golden Gun and Roger Moore. But Cambodia was too unstable to film there. Roger Moore couldn't wait around because he was busy filming "The Saint".

Podcast

  • They almost say the title of the film a few times, but never exactly; they broke their streak.
    • However they say the most phrases that will become other Bond movies: "the world is not enough", "license to kill", and "SPECTRE".
  • The hosts forgot to rank the last movie.
  • After handing in his resignation, Bond packs up his desk, taking mementos from each of his previous adventures and musical themes from those films play.
    • Exception is nothing from Goldfinger.
    • "Sands through the hourglass" in the credit sequence.

Codename theory

  • "This never happened to the other fellow". Meta-commentary/fourth wall thing? Either way it's fuel for the Codename theory.
  • Alex's wife always assumed the codename theory was true/on-screen Canon.
  • But Moneypenny treats him like he's Sean Connery. There's even the line "same old James Bond".
Headcanon

Sean Connery Bond retires to Japan after You Only Live Twice. Bond met Blofeld two years ago (the timeline lines up) and maybe they put George Lazenby Bond on the SPECTRE case at that time, giving Moneypenny time to form a relationship with him as well. Is it a succession thing like it is in Spectre? Maybe 007 has an understudy. Recall that in the chronology of the books, James Bond is so devastated by the events of this movie that's why he is busted down to 7777 at the start of You Only Live Twice. George Lazenby Bond retires because his fiancée/wife is killed. They don't have an understudy ready yet because he's only been on the job for 2 years that's why they bring Connery Bond back. And Rodger Moore gets bumped up to 077 but he's not ready to be 0O7 yet.

Other notes

  • Apparently this one stays pretty close to the book, it's less cartoony and there are very few gadgets.

Meta Notes

Quotes

  • Pete: There's a lot of things get broken in this film.

Star Wars names

Star Wars pun names for On Her Majesty's Secret Service  
Alex
  • Shout out to listener Andy: On Her Worshipfulness' Secret Service.
  • On Leia's Secret Service.
  • On Her "Majes-T16's" Service.
Pete
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Zuckuss
  • On Hermi Odle's Secret Service. With the song "Alderaan in the World".

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