This page is about the references to the GTA Series in the real world.
- On The Simpsons Movie, Homer plays a game called "Grand Theft Walrus".
- In Season 18 Episode 14 of The Simpsons, Bart plays a game called "Grand Theft Auto: Dark City Stories", maybe a reference to GTA Liberty City Stories and GTA Vice City Stories (Not Exactly).
- The Simpsons Hit and Run has a lot of features like Grand Theft Auto, including the fact that "Grand Theft Auto" and "Hit and Run" both being vehicle crimes.
- In Season 13 Episode 3 of South Park "Margaritaville", Cartman does a favor for Kyle and Stan in exchange for a copy of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars.
- Once again in the Simpsons, The Simpsons Game contains a level called Grand Theft Scratchy. Grand Theft Scratchy is also seen at the E4 (supposed to be E3) convention in season 23's 5th episode, The Food Wife.
- On an episode of Family Guy where Peter crashes his car, Lois makes him play Grand Theft Auto for 8 hours, which follows with him hitting a prostitute with a baseball bat and then stealing a car. Link to it here.
- There is a reference to it in Season 7 of Scrubs here.
- In some episodes of the Johnny Test series, Johnny and Dukey are sometimes seen playing a game called "Grand Theft Zombie".
- In two episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball, on The Mystery, Principal Brown and Miss Simian got run over by the ambulance and there was also a episode called The Job, which has the same name and title, but only a story.
- In the sketch show MadTV, there are 2 sketches referencing Grand Theft Auto. One is an advertisement for a board game version of the game, which can be seen here. The other is game show type format of Grand Theft Auto, which can be seen here.