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With the fourth season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” just announced, it will be a while before the binging begins. In the meantime, you can get your “ST” fix with LEGO’s “Upside Down” kit, which includes the Byers house and eight of the series’ characters including Eleven, Mike, Lucas, Dustin, Will and the Demogorgon. The set is for “fans and big kids” 16+.
$199. Purchase here→
Good grief! It’s hard to believe that Charles Schulz’s beloved “Peanuts” comic strip is seven decades old this year. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s “Peanuts 70th Anniversary Holiday Collection Limited Edition” packaged in a Snoopy doghouse gift set features nine remastered and restored classic “Peanuts” TV specials on Blu-ray. Also included are a Snoopy figurine and a Charlie Brown holiday book.
$59.96. Purchase here→
Blanche, Dorothy, Sophia and Rose of the 1985-92 NBC comedy series “The Golden Girls” are now forever immortalized as Chia pets. You’ll have a full coat within two weeks, and you can reuse your Chia pet forever; just replant with new Chia seeds.
$19.95. Purchase here→
Paul Hollywood, the steely blue-eyed judge on “The Great British Baking Show” — currently on Netflix — teaches budding pastry chiefs how to make such very British deserts as fresh cherry cake, plum bread, honey buns and baked Somerset brie in the cookbook “Paul Hollywood’s British Baking.”
$22.15. Purchase here→
The latest from documentary dynamo Ken Burns takes on perhaps the most quintessentially American musical genre, going from the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions to Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. Forty members of the Country Music Hall of Fame are among the interviewees, and the singing is great.
DVD $99.99; Blu-ray $76.29. Purchase here→
If the theatrical “Downton” whet your appetite for more or if you’ve always been a fan, this is the box for you. All 52 episodes, plus 13 hours of bonus video are included, plus six cork-based coasters and an honest-to-gosh working Downton Abbey pull-bell. Who can resist that?
$97.41. Purchase here→
“Star Trek: Discovery” fans will boldly eat lunch how they’ve never eaten lunch before with an insulated neoprene lunch box replete with a carrying handle and your name and “Property of the U.S.S. Discovery Ship” emblazoned on the front.
$45.95. Purchase here→
You can keep warm watching the endless repeats of the uber-popular 1994-2004 NBC series “Friends” with a red fleece Central Perk blankie.
The Emmy Award-winning 2005-13 NBC comedy series “The Office” was the most popular TV offering last year on Netflix. And one of the most popular characters is Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson), the ambitious, underhanded salesman who owns the Schrute Farms bed and breakfast in Scranton, Pa. A Schrute Farms hoodie sweatshirt is the next best thing to being in rural Scranton during the holidays.
$44.95. Purchase here→
HBO’s Emmy Award-winning “Game of Thrones” may be gone, but the merchandise is thriving. The five low-cut ankle “GOT” sock set for juniors/women featuring such iconic series quotes as “Winter is Coming”; “All Men Must Die”; “I Drink and I Know Things”: “A Girl Has No Name”; and “Mother of Dragons.”
$10.99. Purchase here→