Back Seat Producers Season 08 Shows

BSP Episode 267: Skyfall

Release date – 11/9/2012

MGM/Columbia Pictures


  • Sam Mendes

Produced by

  • Michael G. Wilson
  • Barbara Broccoli

Screenplay by

  • Neal Purvis
  • Robert Wade
  • John Logan

Based on James Bond by Ian Fleming


Daniel Craig

  • James Bond

Judi Dench

  • M

Javier Bardem

  • Raoul Silva

Ralph Fiennes

  • Gareth Mallory


  • Word Association!  Sun… Moon… Skyfall…
  • Tony and Darrell saw a sneak preview of Defiance.
  • Best parts… Javier Bardem, the opening credits with Adele, and Judi Dench.
  • Favorite Bond songs.
  • David didn’t like the movie until Bardem.
  • Bond… old?
  • Sacrificed by M?
  • The Shanghai scene was great.
  • Q was very cool.
  • The set-up of the characters and relationships was handled very well.
  • The Komodo Dragon was silly, but fun.
  • “Skyfall” was a great turn and end of the movie.
  • Shoot up the Aston Martin? Oh hell no!
  • Allowing Bond and M to break away from their stoicism lifted their characters.
  • “I like you better without your Beretta.”
  • Was the rumor of Sean Connery supposed to be Kinkaid?
  • Rating this Bond movie with Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale.

Trivia bits-n-pieces:

  • It was rumored that Kevin Spacey was considered for the villain, but declined due to scheduling conflicts.
  • M’s house is the former house of John Barry, the legendary Bond composer who passed away in 2011.  Both the score for Skyfall and the use of his house were tributes to Barry.

Awards (partial list):

  • Academy Awards – Original Song, Sound Editing
  • British Academy Film Awards – Outstanding British Film, Original Music
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards – Best Action Movie, Best Song, Best Actor in an Action Movie

Your Producers for this episode were:

  • Tony
  • Darrell
  • Tony
  • David

This episode was recorded:  4/17/13

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