Octopussy (1983) Firsts

  • First time a horse turns into a plane
  • First time another Double-O agent is shown in the field (009)
  • First time a Double-O agent is killed on screen
  • First time Moneypenny is not alone in her office
  • First appearance of Robert Brown as M
  • First time Bond dresses like a clown
  • First use of a hot air balloon as a form of transportation
  • First time Bond uses women as his cavalry
  • First battle on top of an airplane
  • First time Q activly joins Bond in the field.
  • First theme song that doesn’t include the movies title in the lyrics.
  • First time Bond drives a German car
  • First time Bond plays Backgammon
  • First time 007 is a passenger in a VW Beetle
  • First time 007 goes to East Berlin
  • First appearance of the Acrostar jet (a.k.a. The Silver Bullet)
  • First time a circus serves as a cover for illegal activity (smuggling)
  • First villain related to a monarch (Kamal Khan is an exiled Afghan prince)
  • First female title character