Re: 007 questions for 2010
^Cubby lived to see GoldenEye
released (he died in June 1996), but by that point he was only a "consulting producer" on the series.
I'm not surprised Dalton was let go; he didn't really connect with the audience the way Connery, Moore, Brosnan, and Craig did.
"For those of you playing the home game, this is what is known as a 'Prince Albert'. And I'm sure that was his last wish. 'Victoria, I'm dying. I want you to name a museum, a performance hall, and a bolt through the cock after me.'"
—Robin Williams, Live on Broadway