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16th Mar '17 2:25:15 PM Amahn
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** In "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" Dr. Hibbert says that he can't solve this case, and then points at the audience and asks, "Can you?" The camera then pulls out slightly to show that he's really pointing at Chief Wiggum.

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** In "Who Shot Mr. Burns?" Dr. Hibbert says that he can't solve this case, and then points at the audience and asks, "Can you?" The camera then pulls out slightly to show that he's really pointing at Chief Wiggum.[[note]]It should be noted that this is the show's only 2 part episode, and that part 1 was a season finale. During the summer between seasons Fox did in fact run a viewer contest (which has heavily advertised leading up to the finale) to try to guess who the shooter was. Making this a zigzagged trope, as at the time of the original airing he '''really was''' talking to the audience. Of course this is no longer the case in syndication.[[/note]]
16th Mar '17 2:10:29 PM Amahn
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** [[Creator/PeterCapaldi The Twelfth Doctor]] has several monologue scenes alone in the Tardis throughout Season 10 where he explains something about the episode to the audience. The penultimate episode ''Heaven Sent'' reveals that [[spoiler: he has a way of mentally slowing down time by "thinking really fast" and that all of these scenes actually take place inside his head, and are him talking to himself in order to solve a problem quickly. This mental world also has a blackboard on which writing appears by itself that acts as a stand-in for the (recently deceased) Clara. He speaks to it, and it gives him nudges in the direction he needs to take.]]
3rd Mar '17 1:06:32 AM pinkdalek
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* In ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'', when Cloud is about to head to the Promised Land (a LeaningOnTheFourthWall for the upcoming ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIIRemake''), he looks straight at the camera while saying "come with me", before turning his head to indicate he meant Wol. (This is something of a callback to an earlier scene where Cloud had told Wol "come with me" while looking at Echo, leading her to think she was asking him on a date and Wol to criticise Cloud for not making it clear who he was talking to.

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* In ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'', when Cloud is about to head to the Promised Land (a LeaningOnTheFourthWall for the upcoming ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIIRemake''), he looks straight at the camera while saying "come with me", seemingly asking the audience to play his new game, before turning his head to indicate that he meant Wol. (This is something of a callback to an earlier scene where Cloud had told Wol "come with me" while looking at Echo, leading her to think she was asking him on a date and Wol to criticise Cloud for not making it clear who he was talking to.)
2nd Mar '17 10:43:36 AM pinkdalek
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* In ''VideoGame/MobiusFinalFantasy'', when Cloud is about to head to the Promised Land (a LeaningOnTheFourthWall for the upcoming ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIIRemake''), he looks straight at the camera while saying "come with me", before turning his head to indicate he meant Wol. (This is something of a callback to an earlier scene where Cloud had told Wol "come with me" while looking at Echo, leading her to think she was asking him on a date and Wol to criticise Cloud for not making it clear who he was talking to.
10th Dec '16 7:15:04 PM LeoT17
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Stan's Best Friend," Stan goes to the library for a HardWorkMontage. When he returns home he remarks to Francine: "Well, I just did a ton of research at the library, but I couldn't concentrate.
They were blasting Oingo Boingo at top volume."

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Stan's Best Friend," Stan goes to the library for a HardWorkMontage. When he returns home he remarks to Francine: "Well, I just did a ton of research at the library, but I couldn't concentrate.
concentrate. They were blasting Oingo Boingo at top volume."
10th Dec '16 7:14:24 PM LeoT17
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "The Eyes", Finn and Jake both look at the camera while Finn says he has the feeling that someone is watching them. The camera pans back during the last part of the sentence to show that they're actually looking out the window at a horse standing on a nearby hill, watching them.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "The Eyes", Finn and Jake both look at the camera while Finn says he has the feeling that someone is watching them. The camera pans back during the last part of the sentence to show that they're actually looking out the window at a horse standing on a nearby hill, watching them.them
* In the ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' episode "Stan's Best Friend," Stan goes to the library for a HardWorkMontage. When he returns home he remarks to Francine: "Well, I just did a ton of research at the library, but I couldn't concentrate.
They were blasting Oingo Boingo at top volume."
1st Dec '16 9:03:10 PM rjd1922
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* Zigzagged by Bernkastel in ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry''; she often addresses 'the audience', but in Ep7 she's speaking specifically to an audience of witches, Featherine among them, giving them rhetorical statements it sounds like she would make to the audience of readers. So which fourth wall is she breaking, the one within the medium or beyond it?
* Zigzagged by Monokuma in ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa''. [[spoiler: with the reveal that the killing game is being broadcast to the whole world, many of the previous fourth wall breaks are explained... except for the Monokuma Theatere segments, where he breaks the fourth wall directly.]]

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* Zigzagged by Bernkastel in ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry''; she often addresses 'the audience', but in Ep7 [=Ep7=] she's speaking specifically to an audience of witches, Featherine among them, giving them rhetorical statements it sounds like she would make to the audience of readers. So which fourth wall is she breaking, the one within the medium or beyond it?
* Zigzagged by Monokuma in ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa''. [[spoiler: with [[spoiler:With the reveal that the killing game is being broadcast to the whole world, many of the previous fourth wall breaks are explained... except for the Monokuma Theatere Theater segments, where he breaks the fourth wall directly.]]
1st Nov '16 11:59:23 AM Sheady16
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* One scene of ''Film/BrooklynsFinest'' has [[DonCheadle Tango]] doing this, though it was clearly shown who he was speaking to before this.

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* One scene of ''Film/BrooklynsFinest'' has [[DonCheadle [[Creator/DonCheadle Tango]] doing this, though it was clearly shown who he was speaking to before this.
12th Aug '16 1:22:15 AM VesperLord
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* Zigzagged by Monokuma in ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa''. [[spoiler: with the reveal that the killing game is being broadcast to the whole world, many of the previous fourth wall breaks are explained... except for the Monokuma Theatere segments, where he breaks the fourth wall directly.]]
28th Jun '16 9:49:56 PM Rakurai
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* Done in ''VideoGame/PokemonMysteryDungeonGatesToInfinity'' by Hydreigon, who shoves his face into the camera, and then seems to give the player a QuizzicalTilt. It's only shown to be the trope later, [[spoiler: when he explains to the partner Pokemon that the hero has been watching them from the human world, and proceeds to look to the camera once more before addressing them, after which it's revealed you've been seeing the world through their perspective during their absence.]]
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