Return of The White Dot!!



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This is officially the Greatest April Fools Joke of All Time…as the Dot sayeth, so shall it be.

All Hail. :white_circle:

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Why does James Bond never show up? Oh yeah, he’s a pile of ash. Not groovy.

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Best. April.fools.joke.
All hail white dot

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White dot showed up for a split second a couple times, aside from the April Fools gag.

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It’s weird you mention this, as me and friends saw Casino Royale, the ORIGINAL one with David Niven, Peter Sellers and Woody Allen, on Thursday. That is a BIZARRE movie.

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Rooty-toot-toot! White Dot! Rooty-toot-toot! White dot!

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It’s ironic that the Royal Navy made him Daniel Craig an honorary Commander.

Also, the 1967 movie isn’t the original. That would be the 1954 CBS play with an American called Jimmy Bond.

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That is a movie that was probably a lot more fun to make than watch. A bloated, self-indulgent mess.

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It was by all accounts chaotic; multiple directors doing different bits.

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I don’t know if it was all that fun. Peter Sellers and Orson Welles ended up hating each other and wouldn’t be in the same room together, which is why you never see them in the same shot.

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Sorry I don’t get it. Is this a joke?

Neither do I. But as a viewer, I found it much much worse to watch than a couple of stars’ fragile egos being bruised.
On the upside, at least I didn’t fall asleep during the film; something I have done all three times I tried to watch the Daniel Craig version.

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Yes, it’s a reference to the gun barrel sequence in Bond movies… and the latest film.

For those B-movie fans among us (okay everyone), the juxtaposition of the words “ash” and “groovy” led our minds in another direction. Hail to the King, baby!

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James Bond is pretty much Captain Scarlet. Even if he’s dead he’s still alive (and probably considerably younger-looking too).

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I’ll say. With that whole early section in what I came to call Cartoon Scotland, the intrusive music trying to make it all seem enjoyable, and the pointless gimmick of naming all of MI6’s agents “James Bond” presumably as a dig on the “official” Bond movies. At least in the end they had the decency to kill everyone.

I realized during the movie that the movie had exactly as much to do, in the end, with a Casino Royale, as Red Zone Cuba had to do with Cuba.

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Just brilliantly done!

I don’t mind admitting that I fell for this, hard!

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That was intentional.

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