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A once-common wipe used for Scene Transitions, the Body Wipe is an In Camera Effect when the camera zooms in on a person to the point of that person obscuring the whole screen before the film cuts to somewhere else. The faster the person goes, the more intimidating this can be to the audience, since it feels like the character is running (or falling, where it may feel like Camera Abuse) out of the screen.


  • A common method is for someone to walk into the camera and then cut to them walking out of it again somewhere else (that is, the same thing in reverse), showing that they have travelled between their body filling the screen and their body moving away from it again. This uses the Match Cut technique if the person is wearing the same colour on both sides of their body, meaning that the transition doesn't involve sudden changes or cuts on the screen.
  • The camera can be placed in a chair that someone then sits in. Expect a squelching sound to occur as the screen fills up with their body, emphasising either that yes, this scene is over and done and squished into history, or the fatness of the character.
  • Played for Laughs, the camera might hit the person and trigger a reaction from them instead of transitioning to another shot.

A Super-Trope to Eat the Camera, in which the screen fills up with someone's mouth. Compare Fly-at-the-Camera Ending, when a similar effect ends the movie. Not to be confused with any Bathroom Tropes.

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  • Digimon (video of examples):
    • In "A Very Digi Christmas", Agumon jumps out of a present box. He jumps out with his foot filling up the screen and jumps out of the camera into Tai's arms
    • This happens with Takato in "Digimon, Digimon Everywhere" when Kazu yells for him to hurry up because they're late for class.
  • Fairy Tail: In "The Truly Evil Jiggle Butt Gang" the gang sits on the camera a number of times.
  • HappinessCharge Pretty Cure! has a few with the opening anniversary messages.
    • In Episode 1, when Cure Black delivers the message, she jumps to the side, wiping away to the start of the intro.
    • In Episode 4, when it's Cure Moonlight's turn, she gets really close to the camera, then when she moves away, the first frame of the intro is behind her.
  • Pokémon: The Series:
    • "Bad to the Bone", where Professor Oak tells Ash that he should leave his lab.
    • "Berry Berry Interesting", where Munchlax walks into the Pokemon Center and to a berry bush.
    • In "A Fishing Connoisseur in a Fishy Competition", Bianca runs through the camera.
    • "A Shipful of Shivers", one of the ghost's tongue fills the screen as he is licking Jessie and Meowth.
    • "Spell of the Unown", in Larvitar's mind, the Slowking's mouth fills the screen as Pikachu and Togepi are entering it.
  • Spirited Away: Near the beginning, when Chihiro's dad was found the restaurant the source of a delicious smell.

    Films — Animation 
  • A scene in A Goofy Movie, where Pete is bowling and makes PJ knock down one pin. Pete is cheering, "WOOHOO! STRIKE-OLA!" and he jumps into the camera filling up the screen and then jumping right out.
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox: With Bean when he has a temper tantrum and trashes the inside of the trailer.
  • In Pooh's Grand Adventure, twice, with Eeyore, when he's falling after a bridge he was walking on collapses. And again with Tigger where he and Eeyore run into Rabbit.
  • A scene in Happily N'Ever After has a group of trolls begin walking toward a light shining at the castle. A pink one walks into the camera and walks back out.
  • In Tom and Jerry: The Movie where Dr. Applecheeks walks towards that ice cream stand with an evil smile. As he fills up the camera, the screen fades to black.
  • Tweety's High Flying Adventure: At the end of of the prologue. Sylvester says "Well, first things first" while he is walking towards the camera and his face fills up the screen making it completely black.
  • In The Lion King (1994), during the song "I Just Can't Wait to be King", the giraffes are throwing Simba and Nala, Simba's stomach fills up the screen at one point. It is done again in the scene where Scar drops Mufasa into the stampede of wildebeests.
  • The Lion King 1 ˝ uses the "sitting on the camera" variant.
    Timon: How am I supposed to look beyond what I see beyond that?
    Pumbaa: Huh? Oh, sorry.
  • Alpha and Omega: With Mooch landing on Humphrey after a sled ride.
  • Puss in Boots: with Humpty, when he Puss and Kitty first get into the giant's castle. Humpty, being rolled inside, with his gold disguise fills the screen.
  • G-Force also involves the "sit on the camera" version in-story.
    Darwin: Get your butt out of my face!
    Hurley: Get your face out of my butt!
  • Robots: Aunt Fanny crushes Rodney with her fanny, so this trope occurs from his perspective.
  • The Penguins of Madagascar is another in-universe example: "An Elephant Never Forgets" has Burt the elephant crushing Kid Kazoo with the "Two Cheeker".
  • Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf: with Shaggy in his werewolf form, as he is being chased by a crowd of people at the drive-in parking lot.
  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island: with Lena as she is showing Fred to his room.
  • Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase: with the Phantom Virus as he is slowly walking towards Eric, Bill and the professor.
  • Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur: with Scooby and a ghost elephant during the opening credits when the gang is being chased by ghost animals.
  • The Tangerine Bear: where the dog Virgil is chasing Tangie for breaking a vase. He is chasing after him and is running towards the camera and his nose fills up the screen.
  • Despicable Me short "Banana": at the end where a swarm of minions is chasing one who was eating an apple.
  • The Jungle Book 2: Twice. Once with Baloo as he is walking inside the temple. "Step aside and I'll show you what a real rug cutter can do". Again with Baloo during the song WILD. Does it after he knocks off Timon & Pumbaa look-alikes.
  • Lilo & Stitch: With Cobra when Nani is showing him the direction to the back door.
    • Occurs thrice in Stitch! The Movie: as Gantu walks through Hämsterviel's ship for his interview, in a POV shot as Gantu reaches down to grab Lilo, and as Hämsterviel is being carried away by Federation soldiers.
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman with Theodore as he is walking out from his house carrying his lunch after asking for meat from Dave.
  • A Bug's Life: A shot of Heimlich being carried by a flying Dim has him being lowered onto the camera.
    • The Hilarious Outtakes parody this by having Heimlich's face getting smushed against the camera.
  • In Turning Red, this is used a few times with extras walking past the camera to either change scenes entirely or to switch to a different zoom level.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • This is done once in Annie Get Your Gun when she's wearing her red dress. She runs into and out of the camera to show that she's crossed the showground.
  • Used frequently in Aquaman when transiting in and out of flashbacks.
  • Utilized in Alfred Hitchcock's Rope where a body filling up the screen was used a few times to cover a change in film; mostly someone's back. It's presented as one continuous take but the cameras of the time could only handle enough film for 10 minutes of shooting, so that's how much they shot at a time.
  • The Blind Side: Near the beginning, Michael is walking and quick flashbacks of his family were shown. The scene then uses this method to cut to him in a conference room with an NCAA investigator.
  • The third variation appears in Spaceballs — a slow, dramatic zoom on Lord Helmet goes too far and knocks him over.
  • Similarly the first Scary Movie has the camera zoom in on Cindy only to hit her on the head and her pushing it away afterwards.
  • In the opening credits of Spy Hard, one transition is done by the camera zooming into "Weird Al" Yankovic's nostril until it fills the screen.
  • The Reveal of The Woman in the Window is done by the camera zooming in on Edward G. Robinson as he falls asleep in a chair, until there's a tight closeup on his face, then zooming out to show him in a completely different place, as the All Just a Dream ending plays out.

  • Ape And Essence:
    Narrator: An inch from the eyes the ape's black paw
    Eclipses the stars, the moon and even
    Space itself. Five stinking fingers
    Are all the World.
    [the silhouette of a baboon's hand advances toward the Camera, grows larger and more menacing, and finally engulfs everything in blackness]

    Live-Action TV 
  • Bear in the Big Blue House:
    • "Call It A Day" while Bear is singing the song "What's That Smell" every time he sniffs at the camera, the setting changes and he's in a different part of the house.
  • Chuck — In "Chuck Versus the Angel de la Muerte," this happens as Captain Awesome walks down the hall, followed by a cut to General Goya's well-guarded hospital room.
  • Used very artfully to advance the series to the real-world present in "Bringing Up Baby", the fourth-season premiere of Modern Family. In the penultimate scene, Gloria has just told her 65-year-old husband Jay that she's pregnant by him, on the day after the events of the previous season's finale (which had aired four months earlier). Expecting a negative reaction, he instead tells her it's the best birthday present he's gotten and the two embrace. The camera pans around them, coming close enough that their bodies momentarily fill the screen... and when it's past them, they're in a different house and we see and hear things that make us realize at least three months have passed: Gloria is now showing, Phil has grown a beard he had talked about earlier in the episode, and Cam, Lily and Mitchell have been on a vacation to Britain and back as well as having gotten the kitten they tried to adopt earlier in the episode.
  • The Outer Limits (1963): Trent does this during "Demon with a Glass Hand".
  • Perry Mason: "The Case of the Glittering Goldfish": After Rollins ends his phone conversation with Mason, he walks into the camera so that all we see is an extreme closeup of his tie.
  • The Price Is Right: Drew Carey has been known to do this on occasion when throwing a Showcase Showdown segment to commercial; usually this will be the first one, right after the ticket plug.
  • Sanford and Son: Did this at least once on Season 4's "The Masquerade Party" (the episode featuring the Let's Make a Deal parody), where Fred walks offstage and ends up walking (and ranting at the same time) into a camera.
  • Sesame Street:
    • "None, Some, All," from circa the mid-1970s and performed by Bip Bippadotta Mahna Mahna and a cast of various supporting and Anything Muppet characters. At the end, Bip walks into the camera, completely obscuring it on the song's last note and fade-out.
    • In the New Years' special, when Telly runs away screaming after Oscar scares him straight with lies on how bad New Years' is.
    • In episode 4181 with the Mine-itis, with Cookie Monster as he is taking away a piano screaming "MIINE!".
  • In The Twilight Zone (1959) episode "Death's Head Revisited", the main character runs toward the camera.

    Video Games 
  • Another World: In the game's intro, the protagonist, Lester, walks through the camera after he exits an elevator.
  • God Eater 2: In the opening, we get a good dolly shot of Nana Kazuki's ass wiping to a flashback of her as a kid, eating a huge sandwich.
  • Kingdom Hearts: Before Ursula explains the terms of her deal to Ariel, one of her eels covers the screen before the scene ends.
  • Mario Party 2: The Pirate Land stage ending movie; with Bowser and the winning character.
  • Mario Superstar Baseball: In the very last scene before the credits where Mario walks out of a field holding a baseball, he walks slowly into the camera. The camera then zooms out from his hat as he continues walking. View it here.
  • Sonic Adventure DX: Twice. First in Big's story when chaos comes up to Froggy, Froggy's mouth fills the screen; and then the camera zooms out from Big's shoe. Then in Super Sonic's story where Big arrives on the scene and the camera zooms out from his stomach.
  • Sonic Heroes: The end of the first scene of the Team Rose story; with Big.
  • Soul Hackers 2 uses this to switch between field exploration and combat. Ringo usually provides the wipe, except for bosses that are strongly connected to another character.
  • Super Mario Sunshine: The scene where the Pianta Police go to take Mario away.

    Web Animation 
  • The LeBrons does this several times in most episodes. For example:
    • "Coach" ends this way when Kid and his friends charge at the bullies to fight them.
    • Happens twice in "Misunderstood", first when Condor runs towards the camera to talk an irritated Kid out, and second when Kid walks away from him angrily after his Berserk Button was pressed.

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    Western Animation 
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius:
    • From "The Eggpire Strikes Back":
      • The scene at school where Ooblar tries to break up Jimmy and Cindy's argument.
      • Where Jimmy and Goddard run to the park where Poultra's egg is.
    • "The League of Villains": Where T grabs Jimmy and Sheen in the courtroom
    • "Professor Calamitus I Presume", with Calamitus in the robot suit walking to Jimmy's house.
  • Aladdin: The Series:
    • In the episode "While the City Snoozes", Aladdin's right eye fills in the screen when Aladdin and Jasmine tries to control and stop the Magic Carpet while the Magic Carpet was about to lay down and fall asleep.
  • Animaniacs:
    • "De-Zanitized": As the Warner siblings go down the water tower after their escape, Dot's pink skirt fills the screen.
    • "Mindy in Wonderland": Buttons' foot covers the camera after growing big from drinking the milk.
    • "Dot's Quiet Time": Dot's eye cover the camera when leaving a noisy church from France.
    • "Cartoons in Wakko's Body": the camera zooms into Wakko's eye when Wakko has a cartoon stuck in his eye.
    • "No Place Like Homeless": Pesto's body covers up the camera and zooms out after getting hit by the old lady's broom. This also happens at least all the times edited together in this video.
  • Arthur (many examples):
    • In the beginning of the episode "DW the Copycat" with D.W. herself in Arthur's fantasy, imagining her like Brain.
    • "The Perfect Brother" in D.W.'s fantasy about having two Arthurs; with her being chased down the hallway by the Arthurs.
    • Occurs twice in "Brain's Shocking Secret".
      • First, Mr. Ratburn takes Brain away before he could get a school picture. Brain sighs and then fills up the screen.
      • Next is when Brain is shocked when the clock reads 9 a.m. and he's running out of bed.
    • At the end of "Cereal" with Binky as he is walking off from Arthur and Buster trying to avoid spoilers about their next podcast.
  • Batman: The Animated Series:
    • "What is Reality?" at the very beginning with a late night jogger, who in which jogs through the camera.
  • Ben 10: "Super Alien Hero Buddy Adventures" where Ben complains to Tim Dean about his show. But he orders Fiery Buddy to take him away.
  • The Berenstain Bears theme songs:
    • Used in 1985, where a random bear in purple overalls walks into the screen.
    • And the theme song in 2003, where Papa Bear is riding a unicycle, but runs into the screen, filling it with his entire face.
  • Casper's Scare School: In "Back to Ghoul", Casper's uncle Fatso does it when he along with Stretch and Stinkie come in to his room.
  • The Cleveland Show episode "Buried Pleasure": Kendra body-slams Jane. She falls onto the screen and it cuts to black.
  • Codename: Kids Next Door (compilation):
    • "Operation U.T.O.P.I.A.": Before Katie shows Numbuh 1 her home, she obscures the screen with her pink skirt.
    • "The Grim Adventures of the KND", in the scene where Billy's dad comes out of a puff of smoke trying to get his pants. While he walks, he says "I wear the pants around here!". We walks straight into the camera and walks back out saying "ME! me, me, me!"
    • This happens in "Operation O.U.T.B.R.E.A.K." when a girl jumps towards Numbuh 4.
    • "Operation C.O.L.L.E.G.E.": The very beginning with Numbuh 1 drinking a shake.
    • In "Operation M.O.V.I.E.", this is done when an usher takes Numbuh 4 away for sneaking into an R-rated movie.
    • "HUGS": When Rainbow Monkey Kong tries to grab Numbuh 4 inside Sector V, his hand obscures the screen when he finally does.
  • Dexter's Laboratory: "Mock 5", when Dexter's escorting his drowsy dad to bed his red shirt fills the screen as he walks and then shown walking away.
  • Dragons: Riders of Berk:
    • "How to Start a Dragon Academy" Twice. Once with Hiccup walking backwards toward the camera going through it, while trying to avoid the dragon's poop coming down. Again with some viking chasing after a dragon who took his cart. The viking runs through the camera.
    • "Animal House" at the very beginning with some viking wearing purple and a black beard pushing a wheelbarrow walking straight through the camera.
  • The Dragon Tales episode "The Talent Pool": When Max and Emmy first arrive in Dragon Land. Ord runs towards the camera (Max and Emmy) filling up the screen to hug them.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy:
    • "A Pinch to Grow An Ed" after Lee kicks one of the springs that support Eddy's tall boots, the Eds fall back to Earth, and Ed's nose fills the screen.
    • "A Twist of Ed" in the first minute or so of the episode, Marie pins Double D down, puts on red lipstick, says "Pucker up, ovenmitt" and kisses him and her lower lip fills the screen
  • Freakazoid!:
    • "Foamy the Freakadog" at the ending, Freakazoid walks into the screen saying, with a heavy heart, he brought his partnership with Freakadog to an end. The yellow F on his costume fills the screen, then transitions to red showing him walking away.
  • Garfield and Friends: Happens twice in a row in the episode "Don't Move", when Odie is riding down the sidewalk in a shopping cart. His eyes fill up the screen both times and it then cuts to the next scene each time.
  • The Garfield Show (video examples: [1] [2]):
    • "Night of the Bunny Slippers": Where Jon invites Aunt Ivy inside
    • "Odie in Love": Where Garfield mocks Odie of his crush. "If you break up with the brush I've got some nice nail clippers for you"
    • "Stealing Home": With Bruno raiding through Garfield's fridge
    • "Land of Hold": With Garfield running away from a bunch of floating phones
    • "The Robot": With the cleaning robot about to grab and suck away Garfield
    • "The Big Sleep": With the owner of the All You Can Eat restaurant inviting the disguised Jon inside
    • "Lucky Charm": Where a leprechaun realizes someone stole his gold.
  • Gravity Falls:
    • "Dreamscaperers" Soos' stomach fills the screen as he along with Dipper, Mabel, and the "Dream Boy High" boys run across a hallway looking for Stan's memory.
  • In The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy episode "Bearded Billy", Mandy takes Billy from under his bed and puts him in a sack.
  • In the Hey Arnold! episode "Wheezin Ed", this happens near the end, where Harold is rolling and his butt fills up the screen before he runs over everyone. There are also other cases.
  • Inspector Gadget:
    • "Winter Olympics" with the MAD Yodeler; after Claw orders him to avalanche Gadget, he walks off, into the screen, filling it up.
    • "Down on the Farm" with Penny, after she receives a call from Brain; she walks into the screen as she tells him "I'll be there on the next bus."
    • "The Boat" twice. Once with Gadget, as he's investigating inside the boat, he walks through the screen saying "I'll get to the bottom of it or my name isn't Inspector Gadget." And another with Penny as she is dropped into a cage by a MAD agent, the screen is filled by the white stripe on her shirt.
    • "Amusement Park" with Gadget, when he's blading up the rollercoaster, his face fills the screen.
    • "Art Heist" with Brain, when he gets kicked out of the art museum, his chest fills the screen as he's sliding out.
  • Johnny Bravo:
    • "Super Duped" Johnny, after hearing a woman say he loves a man who stands up to super-villains, walks through the camera to the Aron City Bank saying "Bravo-man is here".
  • Justice League Unlimited ends with the League members running toward the camera in its final, trope naming "And the Adventure Continues" scene. It notably ends with Batman's logo, causing Batman to provide the Book Ends to the DCAU.
  • Lilo & Stitch: The Series:
    • Happens twice in the episode "Frenchfry":
      • Occurs where Lilo rolls over her hula class. She's rolling towards the camera and the screen becomes filled with the red on her midsection.
      • When she and Stitch roll over Frenchfry near the end. First, Lilo rolls toward the camera, then it fades to blue and Stitch rolls out.
    • Happened at least all these times.
  • Little Bear: Near the beginning of the intro with Owl, where he flies into the screen.
  • In The Magic School Bus episode "Gets Lost in Space", Arnold does this when he gets fed up with his cousin Janet and marches to the back of the bus to confront her.
  • Done at least Once per Episode in Mira, Royal Detective.
  • Mr. Bogus:
    • In the second act of the episode "Class Clown Bogus", when Bogus is leaping forward for more food, his eyes fill the screen.
    • Happens in the second act of the episode "Et Tu, Brattus?", while Brattus rides on the spider, Brattus's face filling the screen.
    • Bogus's face fills the screen in the first act of the episode "Computer Intruder", when he flies towards the screen while holding the tennis racket.
    • Happened twice in the third act of the episode "Babysitting Bogus". The first time, when the baby falls off the kitchen shelf with his face filling the screen, and the second time when Bogus is flying after the baby while he was bouncing on the pogo stick on the roof, as Bogus's nose fills the screen.
    • Happens three times in the episode "Totally Bogus Video". First, when Bogus as a Badass Biker rides towards the screen, his face fills the screen. The second time with Ratty's nose filling the screen while he slides across the counter after receiving a rough beatdown from Bogunda. The third and final time was when Bogus was being chased by the store owner, with the front of the wind-up getaway car that he rides on filling the screen.
    • This happens in the first act of the episode "Waterboy Bogus", when Bogus is being chased by the orca and his eyes fill the screen.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    • At the very end of the episode "Fall Weather Friends", Applejack and Rainbow Dash run towards the camera and then run out.
    • Pinkie does one in "Too Many Pinkie Pies".
    • In "Magical Mystery Cure", Twilight does one towards the end of "A True, True Friend".
    • A herd of Changelings do one in part 2 of "To Where and Back Again".
    • In part 1 of the Season 8 premiere "School Daze", this was done three times in a row in the "School of Friendhip" song; first by a random mare, second by Sandbar, and third by Twilight.
    • Cozy Glow does one in the very last scene of "Marks for Effort".
  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (compilation): In the episode "Pooh Skies", a body wipe is used where Tigger is jumping on a trampoline and falls on Rabbit.
  • Pac-Man: "Presidential Pac-Nappers" has it near the beginning, as Pac-Man runs from the ghosts.
  • Phineas and Ferb:
    • "The Monster of Phineas-n-Ferbenstein" The platypus monster Phineastein created fills the screen as he runs out of the castle chasing Dr. Jekyll Doofenshmirtz.
    • "Summer Belongs To You" Candace's red shirt fills the screen as she's running off the stage during her verse of the song "Summer Belongs To You."
  • The Powerpuff Girls (1998):
    • In "Boogie Frights", the camera zooms in on the screaming mouth of a horrified Mayor, and zooms out on Blossom screaming in frustration about the noise keeping her up.
    • "Stray Bullet", where Mojo is walking very slowly with a confident look on his face while the girls are stuck.
  • Recess:
    • In the episode "Mama's Girl", Spinelli's left eye fills in the screen when she shockingly tries to walk away from the students who laugh at her.
  • Rocko's Modern Life (video): In the episode "Who Gives a Buck", Rocko, Heffer, and Spunky are on a floor escalator. They move toward the camera and Spunky's eyes fill up the screen and they move out of the camera from Heffer's butt.
  • Rugrats may be the Trope Codifier, given how often it uses this.
    • "A Step at a Time": During a flashback of Tommy taking his first steps. He is walking toward the camera and his diaper fills up the screen and then he walks back out ending the flashback.
    • "Chuckie's Red Hair" has the scene where Betty comes in with Phil and Lil. She walks toward the camera with her neck filling up the screen and then walks out.
    • "Stu Gets a Job":
      • When Stu is in the Elvis suit saying "Well turnabout is fair play".
      • Again with Stu in his pajamas when he goes in the closet, finding his clothes.
    • "Time of Their Lives", when Angelica makes Tommy get cookies for her. She says, "That's more like it," and Tommy walks towards the camera and his diaper fills up the screen.
    • "Spike Runs Away" the scene where Stu shows Tommy and Chuckie his new spider. He walks toward the screen with his nose filling up the screen.
    • "Chuckie's Complaint" where Angelica and Drew are about to leave and Angelica is singing a jingle. Drew is walking into the camera and his nose fills up the screen.
    • "Potty Training Spike" where the babies are trying to put a diaper on Spike. Phil and Lil are about to grab Spike and Lil jumps into the camera, with her dress filling up the screen.
    • "Chuckie's New Shirt" After Chuckie runs off after eating the banana cake, Tommy follows him and his body fills the screen.
  • The Simpsons (another video compilation of these examples):
    • "Much Apu About Nothing" uses this near the beginning where Homer tries to get beer from the fridge. "Let's all calm down. Everyone's going to be just fine. As long as I have enough beers."
    • "Selma's Choice" Bart and Lisa try to get Selma off a bench and ride a rollercoaster.
    • "Lisa's Pony" in a scene where Homer's playing tea party with Lisa and Bart and Milhouse make fun of him. Homer notices them and immediately charges at them. He runs towards the camera and his stomach fills up the screen making it completely white.
    • "Girls Just Want to Have Sums", where Nelson is about to beat up the disguised Lisa.
    • "Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment" with Homer putting his foot down about an an argument with Marge about keeping the free cable.
    • "The Dad Who Knew Too Little" where Homer is about to charge towards some free sample stands.
    • "Brother's Little Helper" The scene where Bart walks into an army base where soldiers are taking showers. He is walking into the camera with a twitchy look on his face.
  • South Park: "Coon 2: Hindsight" with Mysterion; near the ending as he and Coon and Friends run out of Stan's house after watching the news.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants:
    • "Whelk Attack", where Mr. Krabs tries to give Krabby Patties to the whelks. He walks out the Krusty Krab with a plate full of Krabby Patties and walks towards the screen.
    • "Breath of Fresh Squidward": SpongeBob walking with new Squidward attached to him.
    • "Squidward, the Unfriendly Ghost": Patrick: "Oh, coming!"
    • Twice in a row in "Plankton's Good Eye" — in a flashback with some fish and with Sandy stomping on him.
    • "Texas", when SpongeBob and Patrick are running away from an angry Sandy, the camera is placed ground view, with SpongeBob and Patrick running past it, and Sandy stepping on the camera, blackening out the screen.
    • "SquidBob TentaclePants", SpongeBob's stomach fills out the screen when the combined Squidward and SpongeBob emerge from the transporter.
  • Static Shock (videos):
    • "Romeo in the Mix" has it close to the end, where the police take the Leech away.
    • "Bad Stretch" with Carmendillo screaming, running towards the camera, and running back out saying, "Gotta hide, gotta hide!"
    • "The Usual Suspect", where Marcus attempts to beat up Virgil. "I'm gonna knock you into a whole new ZIP code."
  • Taz-Mania (video compilation of some examples):
    • Close to the beginning of "Nursemaid Taz" with Taz's brother Jake. He and her sister are running toward the table and Jake runs into the screen and then runs out.
    • "Toothache Taz": when the Platypus brothers are about to blast him with a cannon, he breaks out of their house.
    • "Taz and the Pterodactyl": When the pterodactyl charges at Taz, he ducks and somersaults through the screen.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures:
    • "The Buster Brady Bunch" segment "Squish" where Dizzy as a bug comes across himself at normal size and squishes him with his foot.
    • "Looking Out for the Little Guy: segment "Bird Dog Afternoon" with the dog Byron Basset; while he's trying to catch 3 baby birds that fall from their nest, his nose fills the screen.
    • "Wake Up Call of the Wild" segment "Kitty Cat-Astrophy" with Furrball; while he imagines the alley he's in is a prehistoric forest, he walks up to the screen and his nose fills it up.
    • "Son of the Wacko World of Sports" segment "Acme Acres Summer Olympics" with Hamton; as he is carrying a torch to light the Olympic fire, he runs through the screen.
    • "Toon Physics" quite a few times. Before the segment "A Cub for Grub" with Furrball, when the camera cuts from a black hole to a zoom out of his mouth screaming and being squeezed by Elmyra. Then he screams again and his mouth fills the screen, but the camera zooms out from Dizzy's mouth while he's eating. After eating Orson Whales, he glares at the camera, then runs over to it and his mouth fills it up. And finally in the segment itself, with Furrball again; after he ate an inflatable tent, his body begins to form into one, making his nose fill the screen.
  • Tom and Jerry Tales (video compilation of examples): "You're Lion", where Tom and Jerry saw many lions in a dark hut. Tom runs away towards the camera, and runs back out.
  • Total Drama:
    • Total Drama Island episode "Paintball Deer Hunter", where DJ tosses Owen over the cliff. Owen is falling into the camera which fades to black and then falls out into the ocean.
    • Total Drama Action episode "3:10 to Crazytown", with Gwen, Trent, and Owen falling off a diving board onto a horse.
    • Total Drama World Tour episode "I See London", where Noah and Owen are about to fall off the plane with one parachute and Owen falls onto the camera cutting it to black. It also happened at least all the times edited together in this video.
    • Total Dramarama episode "Venthalla" Owen does it within the first few seconds of the episode when he rushes in the classroom with big news.
  • Xiaolin Showdown:
    • "Dreamscape" As Omi, Raimundo, Kimiko, and Clay flee from the temple, Omi runs through the camera as his face fills the screen. Then later when Jack smacks Wuya her face fills the screen, then goes black.


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Alternative Title(s): Body Screen Fill Up, Walk Through The Camera, Walk Into Camera Obstruction, Walk Into The Camera, Walking Away Shot, Sit On The Camera



Katherine walking across the screen transitions to the next scene.

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