Original Illustration by Stephanie DeAngelis
The hunt for the perfect gift may be a hazardous one—scrolling through every store's gift section in the hopes to find something that's even remotely special, thoughtful, or clever—but if there's one common denominator that's a great starting point to finding a great present, it's TV. Everyone has a cult show they love to watch—whether it's reruns of Friends or the latest Stranger Things episode. If they occasionally cancel plans to stay home and watch an important finale or quote the show in the middle of an argument, chances are you're on the right track to find a gift they'll truly love.
Are they a die-hard Sex and the city fan? Does their calendar revolve around the Game of Thrones schedule? Were they anticipating Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life more than their own birthday? We found the perfect gifts for them. Skip the generic presents this year—instead, give these 11 clever gifts inspired by our favorite TV shows (and their unique characters).
This cute print represents the best of Dexter—an innocent and sweet murderer living in the heart of Miami.
Feed their waffle obsession with this cheeky crewneck sweater—and a box of Eggo, of course!
Give your best friend the keys to Carrie Bradshaw's apartment.
Give them the Lorelai and Rory diet—from mac 'n' cheese to chocolate chunk cookies.
Because Mindy Lahiri is every girl's spirit animal.
Because we all still miss The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, here's the uncensored history of the host's brilliant late-night career.
Relive one of Park and Rec's best quotes—immortalized in a cross-stitch hoop.
Let's be real—the best part about Mad Men (after #girlpower) is Jon Hamm's steely stare-downs.
Send them down memory lane with a series of art prints depicting every episode of every season of Friends—ever.
Relive Broad City's best moments with this funny set of denim pins and patches.