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** Ditto Lucheni in ''Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}''; however, no characters are aware of his narration.

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** Ditto Lucheni in ''Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}''; however, no ''Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}''. In most versions, most characters are aware unaware of his narration.narration, with the Judge, Death, and Madame Wolf being the only ones directly interacting with Lucheni-as-narrator. The Japanese versions have Lucheni playing various additional roles, such as a servant at Bad Ischl (fanning Sisi), a waiter in a Viennese cafe, a photographer, etc., in addition to leveling him up as one of Death's henchpeople.

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* Present only in Chapter 2, "Jinx", in ''Webcomic/LatchkeyKingdom''. It's largely responsible for giving Item descriptions, but it does give Willa a bit of advice at one point.


-->-- ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh''

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-->-- ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh''
''WesternAnimation/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh''



* Protagonist Kuzco narrates the first half of ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'' in extremely snarky fashion, even complaining when other characters are given more screen time than him. When on-screen Kuzco finally begins to turn away from being a JerkAss, he tells narrator-Kuzco to shut up and go away. He does, and there is no narration in the second half of the film.
* ''[[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Winnie the Pooh]]'''s narrator talks with the characters at least once per story. The most extreme example of narrator-character interaction is "And Tigger too", when Tigger and Roo got stuck in a tree, so the narrator ''tips the book on its side'' to allow Tigger to slide down to safety (in the Disney version, all the action takes place inside a book, and includes other gags of this nature).
* ''Disney/TheTiggerMovie'': In the opening scene, Tigger is upset at the title of the book usually used in the other Pooh Bear Adventures. The Narrator asks, "Well, what would you call it then?", to which Tigger rearranges the print on the page to form his own title.

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* Protagonist Kuzco narrates the first half of ''Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove'' ''WesternAnimation/TheEmperorsNewGroove'' in extremely snarky fashion, even complaining when other characters are given more screen time than him. When on-screen Kuzco finally begins to turn away from being a JerkAss, he tells narrator-Kuzco to shut up and go away. He does, and there is no narration in the second half of the film.
* ''[[Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh ''[[WesternAnimation/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Winnie the Pooh]]'''s narrator talks with the characters at least once per story. The most extreme example of narrator-character interaction is "And Tigger too", when Tigger and Roo got stuck in a tree, so the narrator ''tips the book on its side'' to allow Tigger to slide down to safety (in the Disney version, all the action takes place inside a book, and includes other gags of this nature).
* ''Disney/TheTiggerMovie'': ''WesternAnimation/TheTiggerMovie'': In the opening scene, Tigger is upset at the title of the book usually used in the other Pooh Bear Adventures. The Narrator asks, "Well, what would you call it then?", to which Tigger rearranges the print on the page to form his own title.



* Alan-a-Dale in ''Disney/RobinHood'' is an unusual variation of this trope. He is seen at the beginning, and is drawn in a style that makes it very plausible for him to be just a character in the story. At first, he is just narrating the story, and throughout the first half, you never see him again. Finally, when Prince John gets a VillainousBreakdown and locks up ''everyone in Nottingham'' in jail, the camera slowly zooms toward the jail, as Narrator Alan-a-Dale begins to narrate "All of Nottingham was in jail…"; finally we see ''him'' inside the jail: "[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou Yup! I'm in here too.]]" After that, he stops narrating at all and becomes an ally to Robin Hood in the climactic battle, until the very end, where he narrates once more for a minute, albeit from inside the story instead of being invisible.
* ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros'': The narrator from "The Flying Gauchito" segment frequently interacts with the cartoon, which is interesting because Gauchito is the narrator's younger self. One amusing segment has Gauchito alternating between being up a tree and atop a rock when [[UnreliableNarrator the narrator can't remember which he climbed]].

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* Alan-a-Dale in ''Disney/RobinHood'' ''WesternAnimation/RobinHood'' is an unusual variation of this trope. He is seen at the beginning, and is drawn in a style that makes it very plausible for him to be just a character in the story. At first, he is just narrating the story, and throughout the first half, you never see him again. Finally, when Prince John gets a VillainousBreakdown and locks up ''everyone in Nottingham'' in jail, the camera slowly zooms toward the jail, as Narrator Alan-a-Dale begins to narrate "All of Nottingham was in jail…"; finally we see ''him'' inside the jail: "[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou Yup! I'm in here too.]]" After that, he stops narrating at all and becomes an ally to Robin Hood in the climactic battle, until the very end, where he narrates once more for a minute, albeit from inside the story instead of being invisible.
* ''Disney/TheThreeCaballeros'': ''WesternAnimation/TheThreeCaballeros'': The narrator from "The Flying Gauchito" segment frequently interacts with the cartoon, which is interesting because Gauchito is the narrator's younger self. One amusing segment has Gauchito alternating between being up a tree and atop a rock when [[UnreliableNarrator the narrator can't remember which he climbed]].

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** In "Candle Jack", he's among the titular villain's victims.



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* In the Dutch audioplay series ''AudioPlay/OmeHenk'', the narrator frequently gets into arguments with the characters when either he thinks the story is getting nowhere or when the characters themselves disagree with his narrations.



* In one ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' short (Slappy Squirrel's segment) there's a variation on this. In the short, Daniel Boone is trying to chop Slappy's tree down, and the narrator in this case is a chorus (Who turn out to be the Dover Boys) that is singing about his exploits as he does it; however, his attempts quickly start to become rather dumb (making him an IneffectualSympatheticVillain in this case) and they start to insult him, until he gets angry and fires them. (At the end of the short, Slappy hires them to sing for ''her''.)

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* In one the ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' short (Slappy Squirrel's segment) ''Frontier Slappy'', there's a variation on this. In the short, Daniel Boone is trying to chop Slappy's tree down, and the narrator in this case is a chorus (Who turn out to be the Dover Boys) that is singing about his exploits as he does it; however, his attempts quickly start to become rather dumb (making him an IneffectualSympatheticVillain in this case) and they start to insult him, until he gets angry and fires them. (At the end of the short, Slappy hires them to sing for ''her''.)

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* ''Series/AmazingAnimals'' starred Henry the Lizard talking to an unseen, unnamed narrator who explained to him everything about the animals the current episode deals with.


* ''WesternAnimation/{{Hercules}}'':

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Hercules}}'':''WesternAnimation/HerculesTheAnimatedSeries'':


* In Creator/TexAvery's "Dangerous Dan Mcfoo," the main characters get into a fist fight that lasts for most of the cartoon. Eventually, the narrator tosses in [[ChandlersLaw a couple of guns]] and tells the fighters to get it over with.

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* In Creator/TexAvery's "Dangerous Dan Mcfoo," [=McFoo=]," the main characters get into a fist fight that lasts for most of the cartoon. Eventually, the narrator tosses in [[ChandlersLaw a couple of guns]] and tells the fighters to get it over with.

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* In ''Fanfic/FarceOfTheThreeKingdoms'', the narrator occasionally shows up to deliver exposition, explain morals, interrupt the exciting bits, and occasionally sing.


'''Lloyd:''' Watch and learn, Jackie.

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'''Lloyd:''' --->'''Lloyd:''' Watch and learn, Jackie.



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---> '''Jackie:''' You can't do that! You're not the story, you're just the bloody narrator!
'''Lloyd:''' Watch and learn, Jackie.

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* In ''AudioPlay/TheNewAlbionRadioHour'', this is a major plot point, Constance, at one point asking "Wasn't there a... a radio broadcast?" before being subdued by the narrator, Lloyd Allen, and Lloyd, in the third act, trying to prevent his characters from changing the narrative, from changing the way the story plays out.


* In ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'' and its SpinOff ''WesternAnimation/ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop'', the narrator is almost a little too interactive. (In the spin-off, he's clearly biased in favor of Penelope.)

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* In ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'' and its SpinOff ''WesternAnimation/ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop'', the narrator is almost a little too interactive. (In the spin-off, he's clearly biased in favor of Penelope.) In one episode, for example, Dastardly is commenting on him passing the other racers, and the narrator cuts him off, saying "I’ll do the commentating, you do the driving."


* In ''VideoGame/{{Icey}}'', the Narrator and his flashing arrows show Icey the way to the ending...[[MultipleEndings one of them, at least.]] To get the ''rest'' of the endings, you have to [[OffTheRails deliberately ignore the Narrator's instructions]] and/or [[CommanderContrarian do exactly the opposite of what he says]] in order to discover new areas and scenes. [[NoFourthWall The fourth wall immediately collapses as a result as the Narrator will stumble on his lines, get annoyed and start complaining to you about it while constantly trying to rerail the story,]] which depending on the scene [[SerialEscalation you can muck up even further by being an even bigger contrarian.]] You have to do this at basically every possible junction in order to view all the endings, which is required for the True Ending, [[spoiler:in which, fittingly enough, The Narrator turns out to be the TrueFinalBoss.]]]]

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Icey}}'', the Narrator and his flashing arrows show Icey the way to the ending...[[MultipleEndings one of them, at least.]] To get the ''rest'' of the endings, you have to [[OffTheRails deliberately ignore the Narrator's instructions]] and/or [[CommanderContrarian do exactly the opposite of what he says]] in order to discover new areas and scenes. [[NoFourthWall The fourth wall immediately collapses as a result as the Narrator will stumble on his lines, get annoyed and start complaining to you about it while constantly trying to rerail the story,]] which depending on the scene [[SerialEscalation you can muck up even further by being an even bigger contrarian.]] You have to do this at basically every possible junction in order to view all the endings, which is required for the True Ending, [[spoiler:in which, fittingly enough, The Narrator turns out to be the TrueFinalBoss.]]]]]]


* In ''VideoGame/Icey'', the Narrator and his flashing arrows show Icey the way to the ending...[[MultipleEndings one of them, at least.]] To get the ''rest'' of the endings, you have to [[OffTheRails deliberately ignore the Narrator's instructions]] and/or [[CommanderContrarian do exactly the opposite of what he says]] in order to discover new areas and scenes. [[NoFourthWall The fourth wall immediately collapses as a result as the Narrator will stumble on his lines, get annoyed and start complaining to you about it while constantly trying to rerail the story,]] which depending on the scene [[SerialEscalation you can muck up even further by being an even bigger contrarian.]] You have to do this at basically every possible junction in order to view all the endings, which is required for the True Ending, [[spoiler:in which, fittingly enough, The Narrator turns out to be the TrueFinalBoss.]]]]

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* In ''VideoGame/Icey'', ''VideoGame/{{Icey}}'', the Narrator and his flashing arrows show Icey the way to the ending...[[MultipleEndings one of them, at least.]] To get the ''rest'' of the endings, you have to [[OffTheRails deliberately ignore the Narrator's instructions]] and/or [[CommanderContrarian do exactly the opposite of what he says]] in order to discover new areas and scenes. [[NoFourthWall The fourth wall immediately collapses as a result as the Narrator will stumble on his lines, get annoyed and start complaining to you about it while constantly trying to rerail the story,]] which depending on the scene [[SerialEscalation you can muck up even further by being an even bigger contrarian.]] You have to do this at basically every possible junction in order to view all the endings, which is required for the True Ending, [[spoiler:in which, fittingly enough, The Narrator turns out to be the TrueFinalBoss.]]]]

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