Watch: The Animated History of James Bond (1962 – 2015)

For more than five decades, James Bond has defined a certain type of cool on the big screen. From Sean Connery to Daniel Craig, he’s been a suave secret agent, gadget-reliant superhero, a hot-blooded ladies’ man and a cold-blooded killer. He’s also known for his trademark vodka martini — shaken, not stirred, of course.

Before he returns in ‘Spectre,’ take a crash course on Britain’s greatest secret agent with this Animated History.

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