Film - Live Action
- Crazy Stupid Love: Robbie Weaver does a book report on The Scarlet Letter, but due to being angry that his crush Jessica Riley rejected him, goes on a long rant that the "A" stands for "Asshole" and starts calling everybody assholes, getting him in trouble.
- Speak: Melinda's English class reads The Scarlet Letter, with her teacher believing that there's a symbolic meaning behind every last detail Hawthorne added.
- In There's More Than One Way Home, Anna thinks that if she had to wear a scarlet "A" on her chest, people might think it was a monogram.
- Eye Contact: In high school, Cara read The Scarlet Letter to Kevin, who had trouble reading. She found the descriptive passages excruciatingly dull and tried to abridge the book for him.
- Hark! A Vagrant: A sketch filler titled "The Scarlet Letter" has everyone reactivity saying everyone else has to wear the first letter of an insulting word describing them.