Breaking THE Fourth Wall
Fourth Wall breakage is considered one of the best tropes in entertainment, after cliche’s.
Here’s the top ten moments our favorite characters broke character and acknowledged the camera or the implausibility of their situation.
Eddie Murphy’s breaks the fourth wall with a brief, hilarious and subtle look at the camera as he’s being taught about commodities.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
“If we’re so rich …”
Carlton freaks with the in studio audience
Pretty much every scene with Abed
Ed, Edd and Eddy
“I’d swear but standards won’t let me”
When the director steps in to the frame to replace the bad actor with Charlton Heston.
Last ditch effort to get a R rating.
Product Placement for Verizon – “Can we have our money now?”
Product Placement for Snapple – “I only date guys.”
Foreshadowing the departure of the original voice actor.
Homer breaks the fourth wall to confirm that he’s anatomically monstrous.