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24th Sep '16 2:11:18 PM nombretomado
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* {{Channel 4}} played with this trope in its promos in the early 1990s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owFNCvoyAOs (14'14" in)]].

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* {{Channel Creator/{{Channel 4}} played with this trope in its promos in the early 1990s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owFNCvoyAOs (14'14" in)]].
27th Aug '16 2:07:29 PM Sapphirea2
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* After five days of "X days to go" promos for the Series 8 premiere of ''Series/DoctorWho'', there was one in which the Twelfth Doctor tapped cracks in the viewer's screen that formed the word "TODAY".
17th Jun '16 8:30:58 PM Doug86
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* Whenever the fourth wall in ''AnEpicComic'' is messed with enough, it begins to crack up.

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* Whenever the fourth wall in ''AnEpicComic'' ''Webcomic/AnEpicComic'' is messed with enough, it begins to crack up.
31st Dec '15 7:58:38 AM JMQwilleran
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* At the end of "Staying Within the Lines" on ''WesternAnimation/DragonTales'', Max ends the show by scribbling black across the screen.
30th Nov '15 3:08:02 PM Adept
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* In ''LimboOfTheLost'', the hero will tap the screen to get your attention if you spend too much time [[IdleAnimation doing nothing]]. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that, unlike most video games, you are actually a character: his guardian, who is guiding him.
* In ''[[PacMan Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures]]'', Pac-Man will tap the screen if you leave the game paused [[IdleAnimation for too long]].
* Banjo does this in the opening theme of ''BanjoKazooie''.
* [[{{Deadpool}} Sometimes, in my game]] ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3'' I'll shake the screen and berate the player (that's you) for your laziness after winning a fight.

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* In ''LimboOfTheLost'', ''VideoGame/LimboOfTheLost'', the hero will tap the screen to get your attention if you spend too much time [[IdleAnimation doing nothing]]. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that, unlike most video games, you are actually a character: his guardian, who is guiding him.
* In ''[[PacMan Pac-Man ''VideoGame/PacMan 2: The New Adventures]]'', Adventures'', Pac-Man will tap the screen if you leave the game paused [[IdleAnimation for too long]].
* Banjo does this in the opening theme of ''BanjoKazooie''.
''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie''.
* [[{{Deadpool}} [[SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} Sometimes, in my game]] ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3'' I'll shake the screen and berate the player (that's you) for your laziness after winning a fight.



* ''SimonTheSorcerer'', Simon does this to show the player he is 'getting bored' when the player does nothing [[IdleAnimation for too long]].
* In the VirtualVillagers spin-off Virtual Families a sick character will tap on the screen to get the player's attention if they haven't noticed the illness.

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* ''SimonTheSorcerer'', ''VideoGame/SimonTheSorcerer'', Simon does this to show the player he is 'getting bored' when the player does nothing [[IdleAnimation for too long]].
* In the VirtualVillagers ''VideoGame/VirtualVillagers'' spin-off Virtual Families a sick character will tap on the screen to get the player's attention if they haven't noticed the illness.
31st Oct '15 1:23:04 PM StFan
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* WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}} did this in one of his movie's promos, accidentally cracking the screen.

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* WesternAnimation/{{WALL-E}} WesternAnimation/WallE did this in one of his movie's promos, accidentally cracking the screen.
19th Jul '15 8:35:24 AM nombretomado
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* [[{{Deadpool}} Sometimes, in my game]] ''MarvelVsCapcom3'' I'll shake the screen and berate the player (that's you) for your laziness after winning a fight.

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* [[{{Deadpool}} Sometimes, in my game]] ''MarvelVsCapcom3'' ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3'' I'll shake the screen and berate the player (that's you) for your laziness after winning a fight.
2nd Jul '15 6:44:04 AM doorhandle
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* [[PlayedForDrama Used to horrifying effect in]] {{WesternAnimation/Rejected}}, where a stickman desperately bangs on the paper [[spoiler: [[CreatorBreakdown as the animated world around him collapses.]] It's to no avail, as he is consumed by the DreamApocalypse.]]
26th Mar '15 6:37:02 AM RandomAdventure
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* In the patient select screen of VideoGame/DieAnstalt, Lilo will sometimes tap on the screen with one of his blocks.



* In the patient select screen of DieAnstalt, Lilo will sometimes tap on the screen with one of his blocks.
11th Mar '15 9:16:48 AM MegaMarioMan
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* In ''VideoGame/PlaystationAllStarsBattleRoyale'', one of Franchise/JakAndDaxter's introductions involves Daxter tapping on the screen while Jak stands in the background.
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