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This article was published on July 28, 2012

    Watch: James Bond escorts The Queen to the 2012 Olympic Games

    Watch: James Bond escorts The Queen to the 2012 Olympic Games
    Matthew Panzarino
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    Matthew Panzarino

    Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter. Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter.

    If you thought Danny Boyle’s opening ceremonies for the Olympic Games weren’t going to be off the chain, well you were wrong. In what seemed to be a never ending pastiche of everything British, there were many standout moments. Tim Berners-Lee live-Tweeting from the center of the arena, Mr. Bean playing Chariots of Fire with the help of a cell phone…but this one has to take the cake.

    Watch as MI-6 super-spy James Bond himself escorts The Queen to the games personally…and yes, the royal Corgis have a speaking part.

    Btw, if you enjoy this, you should check out 5 things Olympians shouldn’t tweet and 25 ways to watch and keep track of the olympics online

    H/t Matt Brian