10 Notable Rocky Horror Tributes

Like other cult film nerds, we are counting down the minutes till Glee‘s Rocky Horror Picture Show tribute episode on October 26th. To alleviate our antici… pation, now that we’ve exhausted the previews at Vulture, we’re looking back at some of pop culture’s best Rocky Horror homages, from a wonderful Drew Carey Show musical number to an album of punk covers to a 25th anniversary event featuring performances by the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Find your favorite after the jump.

The Drew Carey Show

Feeling nostalgic, Drew and his pals decide to relive their old high-school pastime of attending midnight Rocky Horror screenings — “only this time, we won’t get wasted and question our sexuality.” They dress up (Drew and Kate as Brad and Janet, Oswald as Frank-N-Furter, and Lewis as Riff Raff. Unfortunately, the regular local screening has been replaced by Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and who should be first in line to see it but Mimi? Cue a full-on dance battle between Drew’s crew and Mimi’s drag queens.