I had to have someone explain to me what the fourth wall was awhile back, then I found this.

I had to have someone explain to me what the fourth wall was awhile back, then I found this. | OH HELLO...I'M C-3PO SO THIS IS THE FOURTH WALL | image tagged in c-3po fourth wall,star wars,funny,memes,fourth wall,c-3po | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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HIT THE FOURTH WALL STILL AMAZED HE HIT IT | image tagged in stormtrooper_02 | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Good heavens! The chances of successfully repairing the fourth wall after it has been broken are approximately 7,375,940 to 1 | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
I really like this meme! It fits with C3PO - he's just the type to "accidentally" walk through the fourth wall. Good one. :)
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3 ups
Thanks Bro...I meant to make the bottom caption "Chewbacca was kind enough to show me the fourth wall" but I didn't.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Oops wrong link. I mean dis:
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7 ups, 1 reply
I can't stand to look at that guy...LOL
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3 ups, 1 reply
The overly nerdy nerd?
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4 ups, 2 replies
Yeah, don't like that picture at all...it's just me...LOL
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3 ups, 1 reply
Wait??? You're the "Overly0Nerdy-Nerd???? :)
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3 ups
ROFL!!!
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3 ups
Uuuh it's deleted
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3 ups, 2 replies
I still dont know what the fourth wall is.
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4 ups, 1 reply
It refers to the figurative "wall' between the characters in a story, and the audience.

I'm pretty sure it comes from the theatre - when you go see a play, they build 3 walls to make the set the actors act in, so the fourth wall is just imagined.

You "break" the fourth wall by having the characters talk to the audience directly, or become aware that they are in a story.
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2 ups, 1 reply
Thanx. I thought it my be an internet user thing but this makes mor sense.
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I think it works for plays, movies, TV, video games, internet, even books.

Anytime a fictional character interacts with the audience directly, or does something that shows awareness they're not a real person, or reminds the audience that what they're interacting with isn't real, I would count that as breaking the fourth wall.
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3 ups, 1 reply
it's becoming popular with "documentary" style fiction, Modern Family and Housos are two I can think of off the top of my head
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Yeah TFA did way too much of that for one movie. :{
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1 up, 1 reply
Dude you have 3 first page and I have 2 with one at the top of the 2nd page, would be so sweet of we both get 3 on the first page at the same time!!
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2 ups, 1 reply
It might happen if your 3rd doesn't push my 3rd off the front page...As far as I know Entertainer28 holds the record at 6 at one time.
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1 up, 1 reply
Wow that's impressive! I doubt mine pushes yours, you are higher up than me, if anything I'll most likely trade one for the other.
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2 ups, 3 replies
My 3rd is second from the bottom of first page...it doesn't matter...I spend enough time on the front...LOL
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1 up
hahahaha now you have 3 again and I have two but the kerminator is coming up quick, we may still both have 3 yet lmao!
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I'd still like to see us both have 3, I know it's not a big deal but I think it would be cool lol!
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Dammit how did you know??? My second time ever with 3 up front I hope we don't get hacked again this time gaarsh lol.
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Nice meme
Check dis out:
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3 ups
Wow, this is voted enough to be at the bottom, ironically :P
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2 ups, 1 reply
I want to upvote it, but the more upvotes it gets, the less the joke works.
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2 ups, 1 reply
At least YOU get it... (These kids today! Sheeeesh!)
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:)
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