On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) Firsts

  • First appearance of George Lazenby as James Bond
  • First time Bond considers retirement
  • First time Bond’s office is seen
  • First time themes from other 007 movies are used
  • First (and only) time M’s house is seen
  • First appearance of Telly Savalas as Ernst Stavro Blofeld
  • First James Bond ski chase
  • First time Bond is really in love
  • Bond’s first real marriage
  • First surviving henchman/woman (Irma Bunt)
  • First use of a photocopier
  • First time Moneypenny cries
  • First time 007 reads Playboy magazine
  • First time 007 marries for real
  • First time that biological warfare is a part of the villain’s agenda
  • First time 007 is widowed
  • First appearance of a bobsled
  • First time that a woman is involved in a suicide attempt (Tracy)
  • First time items from previous Bond movies are seen (when Bond cleans out his desk)
  • First time the words “The World Is Not Enough” are heard
  • First pre-title sequence without lyrics