What to Give Everyone in Your Life, According to Their Favorite TV Show

Updated 09/18/17
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).

If They Like Dexter

Re:Design Iconic TV Shows: Dexter $18 $15

This cute print represents the best of Dexter—an innocent and sweet murderer living in the heart of Miami.

If They Like Stranger Things

Tees and Tank You Should I Stay Or Should I Eggo Crewneck Sweater $15

Feed their waffle obsession with this cheeky crewneck sweater—and a box of Eggo, of course!

If They Like Sex and the City

Towne9 Bradshaw Black Key Tag $6

Give your best friend the keys to Carrie Bradshaw's apartment.

If They Like Gilmore Girls

Eat Like a Gilmore by Kristi Carlson $16

Give them the Lorelai and Rory diet—from mac 'n' cheese to chocolate chunk cookies.

If They Like The Mindy Project

Sweet And Lovely Mindy Kaling Enamel Lapel Pin $13

Because Mindy Lahiri is every girl's spirit animal.

If They Like The Daily Show

The Daily Show: The Book by Chris Smith $18

Because we all still miss The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, here's the uncensored history of the host's brilliant late-night career.

If They Like Parks and Recreation

BananyaStand Funny Cross Stitch Hoop $30

Relive one of Park and Rec's best quotes—immortalized in a cross-stitch hoop.

If They Like Mad Men

TeamArt Jon Hamm Coloring Book $9

Let's be real—the best part about Mad Men (after #girlpower) is Jon Hamm's steely stare-downs.

If They Like Game of Thrones

Game Of Thrones House Sigil Cookie Cutters $13

Bake them a batch of Game of Thrones house cookies—and then give them the cookie cutters.

If They Like Friends

Re:Design Tribute to Friends: Season 9 $18 $15

Send them down memory lane with a series of art prints depicting every episode of every season of Friends—ever.

If They Like Broad City

Broad City x Fab Bingo Bronson Pins & Patch Set $25

Relive Broad City's best moments with this funny set of denim pins and patches.

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