Basic Trope: A character addresses the viewer as a way of introducing them to the scene.
- Straight: In the first scene of Behind the Scenes of Alice & Bob, the lead director is seen scribbling something on a clipboard. He turns his head to the camera and says "Oh, hello! I didn't see you come in."
- Exaggerated: The director attempts to hold an entire conversation with the viewer.
- Downplayed: "Hello, viewers around the world, and welcome to this behind-the-scenes bonus feature..."
- Justified: ???
- Inverted: ???
- Fourth Wall Psych — Though it may seem like he's addressing the viewer, the director is actually talking to one of the actors who just entered the studio.
- The director is actually talking to the camera crew.
- Double Subverted: ???
"Oh, hi! I didn't see you come in. Nice knee socks and sandals! Say, is that a new speedo you have on?"
- The director makes some unflattering assumptions about the viewer.
- "Oh, hello! I didn't see you come in here. In fact, I can't see you at all, and you probably didn't come in here."
- The viewer "enters" during some inappropriate time, like while the director is on the toilet, and gets shooed away.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: ???
- Enforced: ???
- Lampshaded: ???
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: ???
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
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