Quotes: Meta Guy

Tempus: Only thing that could ruin this would be a commercial.
(cut to commercial)
Lois and Clark, "Tempus, Anyone?"

Superman: My cousin... died recently--
Superboy-Prime: Kara? Supergirl really died? Not a hoax? Not a dream? Not an imaginary story?
Superman: Imaginary story? What are you talking about...?
DC Comics Presents #87

Summer: Okay, I'm with Flynn. This is so weird.
Ziggy: "Weird"? Okay - you cruise around in a giant yellow teddy-bear, okay?! I drive a big green FISH! Look in the mirror, people, we're in no position to be sitting in judgment of anything weird!
Dillon: Man's got a point.
Power Rangers RPM, "Ghosts"

Jeff: Abed, it makes the group uncomfortable when you talk about the group like we're characters in a show you're watching.
Abed: That's sort of my gimmick, but we did lean on that pretty hard last week. I can lay low for an episode.

"I reveal two of my face-downs!"
"But how?!"
"Easy. I just call out their names dramatically and they pop up. Haven't you played this game before?"
Adrian and Chazz, the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX dub

Hey, let's hit these plot points in order, Sora!

"He takes the role of SpecOps' Colonel Konrad here: he uses a lot of double entendres to speak both to the player and the main character. And instead of hamming it up with some guilt-trppy drama, that self-awareness is more played for laughs this time—which is awesome. There are some genuinely funny jabs during the intro and the outro where he actually uses the entire rest of the plot of the game as the butt of his jokes. It's actually really weird, it's like he was written by an entirely different person from the the other characters; like he's an outsider of this story, existing somewhere outside of the fourth wall...it will literally spoil everything that happens within the next 20 hours. And that's kinda hilarious; I kinda love that."
George Weidman on Pagan Min

"And then on top of that we get a Doctor who is even more mercurial and anarchic than Troughton...The most obvious instance of this, of course, is Baker's hilarious fondling of the rather suggestive-looking Zygon controls. But Baker also, in this story and others, displays an amazing talent for pulling a somewhat inscrutable and puzzled expression when he's doing a reaction shot to a dodgy effect, as if he's vaguely appalled by it as well. Which is helpful given that the Skarasen is a disaster. But it's also an interesting updating of Troughton's old tendency to look out of television screens. Baker has a similar power to defy and control he medium. Not only does he make frequent eye contact with the camera that emulates Troughton's peering, but he also reverses it, seeming to look at things within the narrative with the perspective of someone outside the narrative. Troughton's Doctor was in some ways the audience's agent inside the narrative, but Baker's is nobody's agent - a force that stalks the liminal space between audience and narrative, commenting freely on both."