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Has it ever happened (in a comic book, or TV show, or movie or anything) where Deadpool breaks the fourth wall and another character responds to it? Whether it's joining in and breaking the fourth wall with him, or being confused by his strange remarks and questioning him, or anything else?

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In the few Deadpool comics I've actually read, it's happened in all of them. I recall a scene where another character responds to his thought bubbles, and he's like "Oops, mixed up my thought and speech bubbles again." And it happened in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2. I'm sure you'll get cited actual issues. – CreationEdge Feb 17 at 6:47
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Probably a meta question, but why do people answer in comments? – Marc Dingena Feb 17 at 17:02
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@MarcDingena Because they don't feel it's worthy enough for a full answer. I can say that an answer which is basically "I seem to recall it happening this one time where he said this, and then someone else said that" is not something I could post with a good conscience. Especially not compared to, let's say, the top answer right now. – Arthur Feb 17 at 21:39
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@MarcDingena I know I do it on occasion when I have a vague memory, can give enough information for someone else to track it down for a real reference, and don't have time/don't care to wait to write my own full answer – Izkata Feb 17 at 22:59
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@MarcDingena: “lazy” is a bit judgmental. – Paul D. Waite Feb 18 at 0:28
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There are multiple times to prove that some shenanigans were going on. Let's dig into some of the comics:

  • The time when he was narrating himself and he got caught, again: enter image description here

  • The time when he invited +200 characters to his wedding. Some of them are from other comic book universes/different studios. enter image description here

  • And then there is this one. He says what the other characters are supposed to say. enter image description here
  • And I think this is one of the most obvious ones that can explain your question. enter image description here

I think the characters around him would realise there is something weird going on, if he would just let them understand.

  • And one time, he just simply said it. Deadpool Vol. 1 #34 by Christopher Priest enter image description here enter image description here
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Props to you, the first image here is the incident I was thinking of! The others are nice. I do think that most characters just think Deadpool is actually insane. Maybe they know he thinks he's in a comic book, but that's part of his psychosis, to them. – CreationEdge Feb 17 at 6:54
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@CreationEdge: But in reality he is the only one who isn't insane.... Oh no he is aware of us... Is he going to get me, the next time I open my book of him? :x – Zaibis Feb 17 at 10:05
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@Zaibis - Now you sound like you're reading The Monster at the End of this Book (which of course also breaks the 4th wall nearly every page. Sometimes literally). – T.E.D. Feb 17 at 15:11
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@Agent_L The point of the first image is the "up in one of the little boxes" comment, not the self-narration. It's referring to the comic's thought bubbles. That's definitely breaking the fourth wall. – Chris Hayes Feb 17 at 18:43
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I don't understand where he breaks the fourth wall, or where the other character acknowledges it in the 3rd one. Care to explain that one? – DJ McMayhem Feb 17 at 21:28

In the recent movie, there's a scene where Deadpool is talking to the audience and Colossus says "Who are you talking to? There's nobody around" to which Deadpool points at the camera and says "Them, over there!"

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It happens all the time. Sometimes, he is even fairly explicit with it: enter image description here

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If I remember correctly, this panel is from the non-canon "previously on Deadpool"-type segment at the beginning of his comics. – Liesmith Feb 18 at 6:31
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Ultimate Spider-Man-Season 2 Episode 15 Ultimate Deadpool - Funniest Scene

Deadpool breaks 4th wall, then spidey enteres his break and is confused, how that happened.

  1. Deadpools breaks 4th wall

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  1. Spidey entered Deadpool's break and is confused how, and breaks Deadpools break.

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And the other way round Spiderman sees Deadpool breaking the 4th wall, and is confused, because Deadpool is painting on his thoughts and Spiderman sees it.

2.1.: Spidey breaks 4th wall

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2.2 - Deadpool enteres Spidey's break

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2.3 - Spidey is confused by Deadpool's entering

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  • out of the same episode:

3.1 Spidey breaks 4th wall

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3.2. Deadpools entered Spidey's break

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3.3 Spidey interacts with Deadpools's break

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The word is 'break' (to escape from, or sever), not 'brake' (to slow your speed); how do you manage to use both of them in the same post? – CigarDoug Feb 19 at 11:39
    
Thankfully the editing is still working. - [ ] Typo [ ] False Friend [x] Idiocy - it is – iammyself Feb 19 at 11:59
    
But if I edited it for you, you wouldn't have learned. You're welcome. – CigarDoug Feb 19 at 12:04

In "Cable & Deadpool" (the story arc in issues 43-50, I don't know which one specifically), he references Spiderman's deal with Mephisto, even though the deal itself completely re-wrote the timeline to the point where no other character (including Spidey) was aware of it:

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Don't remember the issue, but one time there was a not-in-universe recap page that took the form of a talk show, and then in the actual in-universe comic later he references the recap page and the person with him at the time (who had also been on the recap page) is confused.

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