13 Rent References in Film and TV


The musical Rent changed the face of musical theater as soon as it hit the stage in 1996, thanks to its modern take on a classic story, as well as a thoroughly modern soundtrack. And the catchy, memorable musical has endured long past its original cast. Years later, tons of TV and movies continue to quote or reference the show. Vulture revisits some of our favorites in light of the beloved story’s Broadway debut on January 27.

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13 Rent References in Film and TV