The World Is Not Enough Gadgets
Photo: The World Is Not Enough 1999 Danjaq, LLC, & United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved
Inflatable Ski Jacket
The afore-mentioned coat in question is a rather stylish grey ski coat.
But of course, with a twist.
The new Q, as it were, mumbles away with a very basic demonstration before Q interrupts him, pulls the tag by the zipper, and watches as it ejects an instantly inflating fully encasing spherical Zorb type unit, that envelopes the wearer.
This amusing aside leads us to the double hankie moment of the film.
007: “You’re not retiring any time soon, are you?”
Q: “Now pay attention 007. I have always tried to teach you two things. First, never let them see you bleed.”
007: “And the second?”
Q: “Always have an escape plan.”
At that point Q presses a button and disappears from whence his successor emerged. The pool table closes over him and we say goodbye to Desmond Llewelyn’s remarkable creation for the last time.
Llewelyn died on 19th December 1999 in a car accident, just a month after the release of the film. Part of his legacy, was one of the silver screen's greatest ever characters.
This can increase body temperature to protect against temperatures from 15c down to -20c. The deflation of the jacket can decrease as the body needs cooling. You can read more by clicking on the text below: