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40 Photos From The Insanely British Olympics Opening Ceremony

Queen Elizabeth II jumped out of a helicopter and Mr. Bean played a synthesizer. Happy Olympics!

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Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins rings the opening bell.

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Dizzee Rascal

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David Beckham driving a BOAT.

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VOLDEMORT.

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“The Queen” and James Bond arrive via parachute!!!

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“Ain’t no thing, Cameron.”

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“OMG MOM!!!!!!!!!”

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“Whatever.”

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