: Alice gives advice or orders to Bob while he drives.
- Straight: The advice or orders are unwanted or unneeded, and actually interfere with Bob's driving.
- Exaggerated: Alice utters one syllable and Bob swerves and crashes.
- Downplayed: Alice isn't too much of a distraction, or her advice is background noise at worst.
- Justified: Bob is young or otherwise new to driving, or is a dangerous driver, and Alice is just trying to help.
- Inverted: Bob gives Alice advice while he's driving.
- Subverted: Bob actually listens to Alice's advice and doesn't complain.
- Double Subverted: Alice's advice is dangerous, illegal, or too much of a distraction to help.
- Parodied: The steering wheel and controls are literally in the backseat.
- Zig Zagged: Alice sometimes gives advice, sometimes not.
- Averted: Alice doesn't talk about Bob's driving or offer advice.
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: "Okay, great! If you're the driving expert, how about you come up here and drive this @$%# car?"
- Invoked: Bob asks Alice to give him advice to improve his driving.
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: Bob rarely drives with a passenger.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Deconstructed: Alice is a distraction at best and abusive at worst, causing Bob to make mistake after mistake.
- Reconstructed: Alice learns to trust Bob, whose skills improve.
Back to Backseat Driver
, but look out for those cars there, and don't brake so abruptly, and...