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4th May '16 10:18:06 AM MsChibi
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* ''Series/{{Bosch}}'' episode 4 has the District Attorney having a video made of an alleged serial killer showing where he buried his first victim, with the red dot and "Rec" appearing in the viewfinder,

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* ''Series/{{Bosch}}'' episode 4 has the District Attorney having a video made of an alleged serial killer showing where he buried his first victim, with the red dot and "Rec" appearing in the viewfinder,viewfinder
* Used on ''Series/GoodEats'' in the episode "Behind the Bird," which dealt with post-Thanksgiving leftovers. The camera was used in this fashion, in a ShoutOut to ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'', as the crew was stuck at Alton's house with only the aforementioned leftovers, [[SnowedIn awaiting rescue during a snow storm]]. ([[SelfDeprecation Since they were in]] [[DeepSouth Georgia]], [[PlayedForLaughs this meant an inch of snow]].)
9th Apr '16 8:06:38 PM Monolaf317
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* This was done in one of the IndieGogo campaigns for Season 4 of ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool''.
14th Oct '15 5:46:53 AM Ominae
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* ''Anime/{{Kagewani}}'': "Doba" has Takeru filming himself on camera as he and his crew went through the hole in the chain link fence.
11th Aug '15 2:54:47 PM babyhenchy1
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* ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamOrigins'' has this after Batman grapples a news helicopter that Vicki Vale is on, and then glides off to resume fighting Bane's goons. The first 15-20 seconds of the fight are from the camera of the news chopper as Vale talks about how Batman is on his way to becoming a household name.
6th Jun '15 5:17:42 PM Prfnoff
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* ''TommyBoy'': Richard is filming parts of the wedding.

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* ''TommyBoy'': ''Film/TommyBoy'': Richard is filming parts of the wedding.



* ''GoodLuckCharlie'': Used for Teddy's video diaries.

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* ''GoodLuckCharlie'': ''Series/GoodLuckCharlie'': Used for Teddy's video diaries.



* The US home makeover show ''Trading Spaces'' had the Paige Cam (previously the Alex Cam), for episodes which featured an actual host. The footage was from a handheld camera carried by the host, but the footage was overlaid with the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal typical trappings of this trope]], as well as the words "PAIGE CAM" (or "ALEX CAM").

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* The US home makeover show ''Trading Spaces'' ''Series/TradingSpaces'' had the Paige Cam (previously the Alex Cam), for episodes which featured an actual host. The footage was from a handheld camera carried by the host, but the footage was overlaid with the [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal typical trappings of this trope]], as well as the words "PAIGE CAM" (or "ALEX CAM").



* ''{{Outlast}}'' has you use a video camera to both record events and to see in dark areas with the night vision function.

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* ''{{Outlast}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Outlast}}'' has you use a video camera to both record events and to see in dark areas with the night vision function.



* The fourth episode of ''TheStrangerhood'' mini-series "The Pitch" was done like this, as Sam's interaction with the focus group was being recorded for a "documentary style reality show sitcom".

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* The fourth episode of ''TheStrangerhood'' ''Machinima/TheStrangerhood'' mini-series "The Pitch" was done like this, as Sam's interaction with the focus group was being recorded for a "documentary style reality show sitcom".



* ''RocketPower'' frequently did this, usually to indicate recording of the kids doing various extreme stunts.

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* ''RocketPower'' ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' frequently did this, usually to indicate recording of the kids doing various extreme stunts.
27th May '15 6:31:38 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{iCarly}}'': Always used when Freddie is recording "live" segments of the web show. Mostly done to avoid StylisticSuck by showing it 'as streamed' online.

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* ''{{iCarly}}'': ''Series/{{iCarly}}'': Always used when Freddie is recording "live" segments of the web show. Mostly done to avoid StylisticSuck by showing it 'as streamed' online.
17th May '15 3:35:55 PM nombretomado
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* ''SuzumiyaHaruhi'': In the entirety of ''The Adventures of Asahina Mikuru'', the Brigade's film project.

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* ''SuzumiyaHaruhi'': ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'': In the entirety of ''The Adventures of Asahina Mikuru'', the Brigade's film project.
14th Feb '15 9:52:05 AM Tdarcos
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* ''Series/{{Bosch}}'' episode 4 has the District Attorney having a video made of an alleged serial killer showing where he buried his first victim, with the red dot and "Rec" appearing in the viewfinder,
2nd Feb '15 10:48:55 AM TheUnsquished
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* StarTrekVoyager Season 2, episode 20, "Investigations" has Neelix doing a daily roundup of ships events and crew interviews, in which the episode opens with one of his shows from the viewpoint of the automated camera, including a red "REC" flashing at the bottom of the screen, with the field of vision marked by lines surrounding the frame.

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* StarTrekVoyager ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' Season 2, episode 20, "Investigations" has Neelix doing a daily roundup of ships events and crew interviews, in which the episode opens with one of his shows from the viewpoint of the automated camera, including a red "REC" flashing at the bottom of the screen, with the field of vision marked by lines surrounding the frame.
30th Dec '14 10:08:05 PM nombretomado
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* Activia yogurt has JamieLeeCurtis with their special "breakfast blend" yogurt, in which she completely [[BreakingTheFourthWall shatters the fourth wall]] to speak directly to the audience to show how she starts her day including using the sponsor's product, with the video showing "Rec" and red dot in the top left corner of the screen.

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* Activia yogurt has JamieLeeCurtis Creator/JamieLeeCurtis with their special "breakfast blend" yogurt, in which she completely [[BreakingTheFourthWall shatters the fourth wall]] to speak directly to the audience to show how she starts her day including using the sponsor's product, with the video showing "Rec" and red dot in the top left corner of the screen.
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