Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

The martini order famously preferred by James Bond throughout the 007 series.

It’s the basis for one of the greatest bloopers in all the films: When Bond (Sean Connery) visits his colleague Dikko Henderson (Charles Gray) at his Japanese-furnished apartment in Tokyo in You Only Live Twice, the host offers him a martini, asking, “Stirred, not shaken?” Bond, without batting an eye, says it’s fine, apparently forgetting his long-standing preference to the contrary.


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