The best TV related presents for the 2012 gift-giving season

By Nuzhat Naoreen
Updated November 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM EST

1. Instead of “Bah, humbug!” say “Bazinga!” (we’re sure Sheldon Cooper wouldn’t mind if you borrowed his catchphrase) in this Big Bang Theory Bazinga! sweater, a new take on the classic ugly holiday apparel. (; $60)

2. Waiting for the return of Downton Abbey? Indulge your period fantasies with the Costume Drama Classic Collection, an assemblage of four other Masterpiece offerings, including Upstairs, Downstairs. (; $99.99)

3. Not sure what all the fuss is over the return of Downton Abbey? Catch up on all the costume drama with Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Seasons One & Two, available on DVD and Blu-ray. (; $44.99 and $49.99)

4. The Belkin @TV Plus turns a smartphone, laptop, or tablet into a mobile TV. Connect it to your home cable box and Wi-Fi network, and watch shows, movies, and sporting events — live or recorded — anywhere you go. (; $179.98)

5. Now anyone can give the gift of unlimited instant movie and TV streaming thanks to the Hulu Plus Gift Card, with subscription options ranging from one month to one year. (; $7.99$95.88)

6. Time-travel through seasons 1-6 (featuring the 9th, 10th, and 11th Doctors) with the Doctor Who: Limited Edition Giftset, and play along with the action using the collectible Sonic Screwdriver that’s included. (; $234.98)

7. Watch all 236 episodes of the classic NBC sitcom, then settle in for three hours of never-before-seen extras with Friends: The Complete Series, available for the first time ever on Blu-ray. (; $149.99)

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