10 Great Gifts Under $20 for Your Favorite Couch Potato


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Some people enjoy nothing more than winding down the day with an episode (or five) of their favorite TV shows. Between traditional broadcasts, cable, and streaming services such as Netflix, there's more TV than ever -- and arguably more good TV than ever. Here are 10 awesome gifts to keep the TV lover in your life entertained, well-fed, and comfortable for plenty of binge-watching to come.

Olivia Lin contributed to this report.

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Netflix is rebooting the popular mother-daughter series "Gilmore Girls" with four 90-minute episodes to be released Nov. 25. True fans know the best place in Stars Hollow for a good cup of Joe is Luke's. They can channel the coffee-loving Lorelais with a collector's mug from CafePress ($10).

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Crate and Barrel's elegant Camille wine glasses (starting at $9) started selling 20 times faster after TV's popcorn-eating, white-hat-wearing, high-profile political fixer Olivia Pope made them famous on "Scandal."

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Couch potatoes never have to worry about their coffee, tea, or hot cocoa going from piping hot to lukewarm in the middle of a movie again with the Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer ($10). This handy gadget is also easy to tote around to the office or on a trip.

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Fans of "The Big Bang Theory" can treat their feet and show their love for one of America's most popular shows with officially licensed socks from ThinkGeek ($6). These colorful knee-high socks come in three themes that are sure to be familiar to any fan: "Bazinga!" argyle, "Soft Kitty" stripes, and "Bazinga!" caped socks.

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Everyone appreciates free food, so you really can't go wrong with a $20 gift card from Seamless, the food delivery service that offers discounts and deals at thousands of restaurants across the country. Ordering is free online or with the app straight from the couch.

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A large Eddie Bauer throw from Overstock ($18) will keep TV watchers toasty on frosty nights. The classic plaid design looks great with almost any decor, and the blanket is lined with plush Sherpa fleece on one side and flannel on the other.

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"Game of Thrones" fans can channel their inner khaleesi with a handmade Mother of Dragons sweatshirt from Etsy ($20). The relaxed fit pullover comes in burgundy, black, gray, navy, and white and ranges from size small to XX-large.

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Everything a binge-watcher needs for a successful night on the sofa can be stashed in a handy organizer that sits right over the arm of most couches ($15 on Amazon). It holds the remote, a cellphone, reading glasses, and much more in six pockets. There's even a snack tray for food and drinks.

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If your favorite TV addict relaxes with a beer in hand, give the clever Beerzicle beer coolers ($8 each or three for $18 on Amazon). Warm beers will be a thing of the past with these freezable coolers, which are inserted in a bottle so the liquid stays cold.

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Surprise a noodle lover with the Kai noodle soup bowl from Crate and Barrel ($6). Chopsticks are held in place for easy carrying to the couch, and a TV viewer glued to the screen can slurp with without worrying about the chopsticks rolling out of the bowl. The porcelain bowl is safe for dishwasher, microwave, or oven.