Quotes / The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You

"Ladies and gentlemen, please do not panic. But scream! Scream for your lives! The Tingler is loose in this theater!"
Vincent Price as Dr. Chapin in The Tingler

One of the most famous ghosts around is also one of the shyest! Do you think he's a nice guy? Ask him. He's right behind you.
— Description for Boo, Mario Party DS

(to the titular murderous tire)
"Wait, wait... I'm not a character, I'm just watching. Stay there. Just stay put."
A spectator, Rubber

"Or to be specific, I may converse with you, the you that's watching behind your eyes."
With that, she smiles, looks you directly in the eye, and smiles at you.
"Hello dears," Yuuka says sweetly. "Enjoying the story?"
Imperfect Metamorphosis, Chapter 31

Weasel: Once upon a time, there was a big fat red pants less guy that made up stories that weren't true!
Baboon: Yeah! And suddenly, he becomes a big fat fairy, with a giant pink wig and magic tutu! (Weasel whispers in Baboon's ear) Yeah, and then he got trapped in big old cocoon!
(things happen exactly to the Red Guy)
I Am Weasel, I.R. Pixie-Fairy

For all you know, a witch might be living next door to you right now. Or she might be the woman with the bright eyes who sat opposite you on the bus this morning. She might be the lady with the dazzling smile who offered you a sweet from a white paper bag in the street before lunch. She might even — and this will make you jump — she might even be your lovely school-teacher who is reading these words to you at this very moment. Look at that teacher. Perhaps she is smiling at the absurdity of such a suggestion. Don't let that put you off. It could be part of her cleverness. I am not, of course, telling you for one second that your teacher actually is a witch. All I am saying is that she might be one. It is most unlikely. But — and here comes the big "but" — it is not impossible.

This broadcast is coming to you from right behind you. Don’t look! If you look, what you see behind you may change the way that you see life, the universe, and everything else. The laws of physics will begin to come apart in your brain as you witness a deeper truth about the cosmos than any human is prepared for.
Corin Deeth III, Kakos Industries