A Conversation for The James Bond Films - 1969-1979

Wet Nellie

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Wet nellie wasn't the name of the Esprit - It was the name of the Jet Ski that was used to approach Drax's Sea Fortress.

Wet Nellie

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Danny B

Do you have a source for that information? I'm relying on 'The Essential Bond: The Authorized Guide to the World of 007' by Lee Pfeiffer and Dave Worrall, which says:

"LOTUS ESPRIT: Nicknamed 'Wet Nellie' as a tribute to Bond's autogyro 'Little Nellie' (from 'You Only Live Twice'), the introduction of the seemingly indestructible Lotus was a major highlight of the series."

I'm happy to change it if you have better information!

smiley - cheers

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