Their music paved the way for several hard rock and punk bands, and they are still as popular as ever, being considered one of the greatest rock bands to come out of the United Kingdom, alongside The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, and Queen.
Their song "Bell Boy" was featured in Bringing Out the Dead.
Their song "Won't Get Fooled Again" was featured in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
Their song "Magic Bus" was featured in Shanghai Knights.
Their song "My Generation" was featured in Shanghai Knights.
The Who were spoofed by The Muppets.