The Spice Girls were a British all-girl pop group formed in 1994. The group featured five women using stage names: Melanie Brown ("Scary Spice"), Melanie Chisholm ("Sporty Spice"), Emma Bunton ("Baby Spice"), Geri Halliwell ("Ginger Spice"), and Victoria Beckham ("Posh Spice").
- They were spoofed in Muppets from Space as the "Mice Girls" on a poster in Rizzo's room that he uses as motivation for his workout.
- In The Muppets episode "Pig Out," Miss Piggy, Scooter, Ed Helms, and Bobo the Bear sing "Wannabe" during the office's karaoke night at Rowlf's Tavern.
- "Concierto Rock" (2016) at Parque Plaza Sésamo includes the song "Wannabe", sung by Zoe and Prairie Dawn.
- In the 1997 movie Spice World, a Big Bird plush can be seen in the background of one scene.
- Elvis Costello appeared as himself in Spice World
- Alan Cumming played Piers in Spice World
- Jason Flemyng played Brad in Spice World
- Stephen Fry played The Judge in Spice World
- Barry Humphries played Kevin McMaxford in Spice World
- Elton John appeared as himself in Spice World
- Hugh Laurie played Poirot in Spice World
- Roger Moore played The Chief in Spice World
- Bill Paterson played Brian in Spice World
- Jennifer Saunders played Fashionable Woman in Spice World
- George Wendt played Martin Barnfield in Spice World