Playing With: Who Would Want to Watch Us?
: A TV, book, or movie character is skeptical that his life would make a great premise for a TV show, book, movie, etc. within the character's world.
- Straight: Alice is the start of "Alice and Bob" a detective drama. After solving a mystery for a Hollywood big shot, David, he asks if it's OK to make a movie based on the event. Alice asks, "Who wants to watch us?"
- Exaggerated: Alice beats up everyone who even dares to mention the idea of making a story based on them.
- Downplayed: ???
- Justified: When it comes to movie deal turning into a mess, this is Alice's questionable catchphrase.
- Inverted: The producers question Alice's wish of making the film about them.
- Subverted: Alice was at first a little skeptical about it, but soon warmed up to the idea.
- Double Subverted: ... Until Bob points out reasons why this idea wouldn't work to Alice.
- Parodied: ???
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: No one thinks to mention this.
- "We got to remind the answer that his is a television show. so put that line in."
- This trope is the studio's preferred tactic of Self-Deprecation.
- Lampshaded: ???
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: ???
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
"Who Would Want to Watch Us?
Nobody! That's who! We're just tropers, for Crystal Dragon Jesus