So, you know how we joked about sending James Bond’s tab to NASA and letting those rocket scientists figure it out? Yeah, well we just got the results back. And James Bond should be permanently embalmed right now, and we don’t mean in a place of honor next to Lenin by his old Cold War nemeses.
As the annual goof study in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal, researchers counted every drink 007 consumed in the original books and parsed them out over the number of days portrayed in each.
By their estimate, that means that Commander Bond couldn’t operate his other PPK, much less a mini-helicopter, Russian tank or submarine car.