Any gaze matches another one. Every time we look, someone or something looks at us in turn. The television is not only a distant vision, but also a reciprocal one. Believe it or not, now that you are watching this image, the image itself is watching at you too.
Image after Evert F. Baumgardner's Family watching television (c. 1958) [fu/fd] and AP/Britannica's photo [fu/fd].