Parodies/References of High School Musical.
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- In the episode Ko-Bee Movie / Law & Ogre, the sketch "Home School Musical" spoofed the movie in the ad as it was taking place at home.
- In the episode TwiGH School Musical / Avenger Time, the sketch "TwiGH School Musical" spoofed the movie alongside with Twilight.
- In the episode Ribbitless / The Clawfice, the sketch "High School Musical Song Collection Volume 44 Book 12" spoofed the movie with more songs in the ad.
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- "Elementary School Musical": The boys act out the songs, there are 'clips' of the 'status quo' song.
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- "Lip Syncin' in the Rain": The high school puts on a production of High School Musical in which the main characters try to get parts.