Black Box TV
is a web series created by Phillip Defranco
and TonyV on YouTube
and are based around thriller, horror and sci-fi themes. They can be found here.
- Abandoned Hospital: The setting of Final Exit.
- Accidental Murder: Zombie. When caught embracing Adrian by his friend, Adrian's unnamed boyfriend panics, accuses Adrian of coming on to him, (all while Adrian repeats, 'What are you talking about?" on the verge of tears), and then punches Adrian, knocking him down. Adrian hits his head on a rock and lies, staring and lifeless. It is implied it cracked his skull.
- All Just a Dream: Do Over.
- All There in the Manual: The giant teddy bear in The Babysitter is named Bonk.
- Bears Are Bad News: The giant teddy bear in The Babysitter.
- But Not Too Gay: Zombie. The protagonist, Adrian, and his secret boyfriend, are referred to as 'different' and are only shown hugging.
- Creepy Child: Cameron in The Babysitter. He won't speak to the babysitter or his mother, speaks seldomly, watches the same YouTube video over and over again, and has a nasty habit of showing up behind people.
- Dead All Along: The couple in Where Are You?
- Excited Kids' Show Host: Joey Graceffa's character in The Babysitter.
- Fanservice: IJustine's character in Where Are You? According to the commentary, the directors feared she would be too hot to properly convey her stress and fear to the audience.
- Jump Scare
- Offing the Offspring: Attempted by the father of a wealthy family in She Deserved It. Rather, he wants his son (the younger child) to smother his older sister because he believes her to be the weak link in the family.
- Opening Narration: Every episode.
- "Rashomon"-Style: This Is For You Baby.
- Reveal Shot: The final shot of The Babysitter. Cameron's mother returns home, only to find Karen lying lifeless on the floor. Cameron cheerfully says Karen's fine, and informs his mother it's almost Special Time. It seems like the video is over... Then we cut to several feet away and see the villains standing behind her with identical Slasher Smile s.
- Where Are You? The girl gets to the campsite to find her boyfriend still isn't there... then walks down the road to find their wrecked car with their dead bodies inside.
- Rule of Pool: In http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FxoEVw5prcE Final Exit.
- Shotacon: William Stoddard in Girls Play Games.
- Slasher Smile: Gulp. Link contains spoilers (also, NSFW.)
- Spooky Seance: The setting of Girls Play Games. Downplayed; the girls in question are just fooling around trying to contact the angry spirit of a dead child molester.
- Stepford Smiler: Joey Graceffa's character in The Babysitter is a Type C.
- The Ending Changes Everything: This Is For You Baby.