VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth Parachutes Out Of A Helicopter

We've already established that the combination of James Bond, corgis and the Queen won the Opening Ceremony. And while that remains true, we didn't give you the whole story.

The Queen and James Bond climbed into a helicopter, waved goodbye to the corgis (how could you leave them, look at those faaaaaaaces) and made their way to the Olympic Stadium ... where they PARACHUTED OUT OF THE HELICOPTER!

This looked pretty neat, of course, because hey -- people jumping out of a helicopter. But the way Matt Lauer tried to sell it as though it were actually the real Queen jumping was ... well, it reeked of "heh, the kids are gonna love this, watch this youtubes go viral."

"Lemme see what my script here says ... ahem ... 'ARE YOU KIDDING ME??!'"

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