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Old 01-04-2017, 08:02 PM
The Other Waldo Pepper The Other Waldo Pepper is offline
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Originally Posted by Malleus, Incus, Stapes! View Post
I can't think of any specific examples off the top of my head, but I've seen it a lot (with varying wording). The viewpoint character states that no one can act that well, and this is a signal from the author that B is really on the up-and-up.
Of course, the only time someone ever says "nobody's that good an actor" on screen, someone is literally being that good an actor -- right then -- just over there.