The Living Daylights (1987) Firsts

  • First appearance of Timothy Dalton as James Bond
  • First appearance of Caroline Bliss as Ms. Moneypenny
  • First time a Soviet officer is involved in drug trafficking
  • First time General Gogol is not against or for Bond First and only time Bond escapes on a musical instrument case (cello)
  • First time Bond is in a training mission
  • First appearance of the Mujahadin (Afghanistan resistance)
  • First time 007 flies a C-130 transport
  • First appearace of Joe Don Baker
  • First time 007 poses as a organ donor
  • First time 007 goes to Vienna, Austria
  • First time a gas pipeline was used for defection purposes
  • First terrorist attack (at a safe house)
  • First time a Double-O agent is crushed to death with sliding doors
  • First time that Gibraltar was used as a site for a training mission
  • First time 007 is trapped in a Soviet-occupied country (Afghanistan)