It's also a wonderful thing to play with, and that is what Medium Awareness does; the characters acknowledge and interact with elements and conventions of the medium that shouldn't technically "exist" in-universe.Suddenly the characters can hear the ominous background music or the disembodied narration, they can read the subtitles at the bottom of your screen, and they can tell when it's almost time for a commercial break. You'd be a little chilly at first, but then after some time you're gonna melt in my mouth, and it tastes so good.

Bachelor number 1, if I were ice cream, what flavor would I be, and what would you do to me?

Glen Macera: Hey, well, all I know is what flavor I'd be, and that'd be a banana, if you catch my drift.

See also Genre Savvy (which doesn't involve the Fourth Wall) and No Fourth Wall.

See also End-of-Series Awareness and Screen Tap; specific subtropes. ' asked Tails, who had joined them by the ailing rabbit.

'Well normally, yes' Sonic agreed, 'but at the moment we're characters in a book.

Look, this talk is all getting very complicated, and we've got a real problem to deal with here.' Several members run to window and look out. Cut to studio: the members run to a door and open it. I'm sayin', next time you better be a little smarter. What would you do to show me the perfect romantic evening? But first, let's meet the tree guys she's gonna choose from over here. Andy Perotta: Hey, how's your mother, she feelin' better? Things got heated briefly in the Trail Blazers-Magic game on Wednesday after CJ Mc Collum stripped the ball from Evan Fournier.