Referenced By: RENT

Film

  • Team America: World Police: Gary stars in a parody of RENT called "LEASE", which exaggerates the HIV/AIDS aspect of the musical ("Everyone has AIDS").

Live Action TV

  • The Big Bang Theory: Penny is an aspiring actress. In one episode, she gets a gig as a stand-in of Mimi in a production of Rent. It's off-screen. The episode dealt with Sheldon's escalating lie when the guys invented a cousin who is a drug addict.

Western Animation