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The Best TV Show Swag To Gift
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The gold mine of TV swag.
  • Adam Epstein
By Adam Epstein

Entertainment reporter

Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

This is part of our series on The gift of good TV. Stay tuned for new stories over the next two weeks. 

There’s no form of entertainment we obsess over more than television, which makes fans of the small screen the ideal targets for gift-giving this holiday season. Over the last decade, we’ve been spoiled by an abundance of excellent TV. Many of these shows have inspired rabid fan bases who consume anything and everything that’s related to their favorite characters.

To that end, we’ve curated gift packages for both the casual fan and the obsessed acolytes for nine beloved TV shows from the last 10 years: Breaking Bad, Friday Night LightsGame of ThronesThe Handmaid’s TaleLostMad MenSeinfeldStranger Things, and Veep. (Okay, Seinfeld isn’t from this decade, but who’s counting?)

Peruse our hand-picked gift packages, perfect for a friend or loved one or even yourself. Happy holidays!

Breaking Bad


Los Pollos Hermanos basic package:

  • Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion book by Alan Sepinwall ($18, Amazon)
  • “Los Pollos Hermanos” air freshener set ($20, AMC Store)
  • Heisenberg’s bath salts ($20, Amazon)
  • “I am the one who knocks” t-shirt ($12, Etsy)

The Blue Sky deluxe package:

  • Heisenberg FC soccer jersey ($44, Amazon)

Friday Night Lights


The Garrity Motors basic package:

  • “Riggins & Street & Smash & Saracen & Taylor” classic t-shirt ($19, Redbubble)
  • “Christmas Forever” holiday card ($4, Etsy)
  • “Riggins Rigs” coffee mug ($17, NBC Store)
  • Friday Night Lights book, by H.G. Bissinger ($11, Amazon)

The Crucifictorious deluxe package:

  • East Dillon Lions grocery tote bag ($30, Amazon)
  • “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose” wooden farmhouse sign ($41, Etsy)
  • “Texas Forever” black iPhone case ($30, NBC Store)
  • “Dillon Panthers” fleece blanket ($24, AllPosters)

Game of Thrones


The Flea Bottom basic package:

  • “I Drink & I Know Things” t-shirt ($25, HBO Store)
  • Iron Throne toilet decal ($20, Amazon)
  • “Dinner is Coming” cutting board ($25, Etsy)

The Red Keep deluxe package:

  • Game of Thrones Risk board game ($75, HBO Store)
  • Game of Thrones arcade pinball machine ($6,800, Amazon)
  • Northern Ireland helicopter filming tour ($164, Cutting Edge)

The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu/George Kraychyk

The Red Center basic package:

  • The Handmaid’s Tale unabridged audiobook, voiced by Claire Danes ($22, iTunes)
  • “Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum” bar necklace ($45, Etsy)
  • “Praised be, bitch” tote bag ($12, Etsy)

The Jezebel’s deluxe package:

  • Handmaids’ cape and bonnet cosplay ($49, Hot Topic)
  • “Coffee and a Classic” book box ($45, Etsy)
  • The Handmaid’s Tale clothbound edition illustrated by Anna & Elena Balbusso ($72, The Folio Society)



The Oceanic 815 basic package:

  • Lost Ate My Life: The Inside Story of a Fandom Like No Other book by Jon Lachonis ($8, Amazon)
  • “4 8 15 16 23 42” spiral bound notebook ($10, Amazon)
  • “See you in another life, brotha” tile coaster (11, Amazon)

The Looking Glass deluxe package:

  • McFarlane 6” Locke figure ($90, Amazon)
  • The complete collection on Blu-ray ($76, Amazon)
  • “Mr. Eko vs. Smoke Monster” limited edition Ken Taylor print ($175, Ebay)

Mad Men


The Glo-Coat basic package:

  • “Not great, Bob!” Pete Campbell print ($5, Etsy)
  • The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men ($12, Amazon)

The Kodak Carousel deluxe package:

  • Don Draper collector Barbie doll ($116, Amazon)
  • Customizable 1960s-style bar cart and glassware (prices vary, build guide)
  • Randolph Engineering Aviator sunglasses ($180, Randolph)



The Art Vandelay basic package:

  • The Original Soupman 17-ounce soup ($25, Amazon)
  • Festivus! The Book: A Complete Guide to the Holiday for the Rest of Us ($17, Amazon)
  • Tom’s Restaurant $25 gift card ($17, Groupon)

The Serenity Now! deluxe package:

  • A Hulu subscription ($6 per month, Hulu)
  • Cosmo Kramer oil painting ($130, Etsy)

Stranger Things


The Madmax basic edition

  • Stranger Things Eggo card game ($23, Amazon)
  • “Mornings are for coffee and contemplation” mug ($16, Etsy)
  • Chief Hopper artisan beer soap ($7, Etsy)

The “Bob the Brain” deluxe edition

  • Christmas lights holiday LED light-up sweater ($100, Amazon)
  • Stranger Things Vol. 1 soundtrack on vinyl ($25, Amazon)
  • Dungeons & Dragons Demogorgon figure ($144, Amazon)
  • “Barb deserved better” Ugly sweater ($24, Etsy)



The “Continuity, with change” basic edition

  • “Jonah Ryan for U.S. Congress” t-shirt ($25, HBO Store)
  • “Making History” mousepad ($10, HBO Store)
  • “Maybe!” Selina Meyer t-shirt ($20, Redbubble)
  • “Guy Scraper” Jonah Ryan watercolor ($15, Etsy)

The Cloud Botherer deluxe edition

  • Rose-detailed stretch-wool crepe Valentino dress ($1,813, Net-a-Porter)

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