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9 Brilliant Gifts for the Doctor Who Fan in Your Life

Mental Floss logo Mental Floss 12/10/2018 Jennifer M Wood

For Doctor Who fans, December 25 is always a big day because of the legendary sci-fi series’ annual Christmas specials. It’s during that annual holiday to-do that viewers have gotten their first glimpse of Time Lords past—including the Tenth (David Tennant) and Twelfth (Peter Capaldi) Doctors. This year, viewers will get to see Jodie Whittaker make her debut as the Thirteenth Doctor (and the first female Doctor).

To help the Whovian in your life prepare for this groundbreaking moment, and scratch yet another gift off your ever-growing holiday list, may we suggest one of these?

1. Eleventh Doctor Green Coat

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Regardless of who your favorite Doctor is, there’s no denying that Matt Smith’s double-breasted green coat is one stylish frock. The lined, moleskin coat gets it right down to the very last detail, and also comes plenty of pockets.

Find It at The BBC Shop for $330.

2. The Doctors: Time And Space Collection

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Even if you didn’t know his name, you probably spent a part of your childhood with Roger Hargreaves, the author behind the Mr. Men book series. Now, your giftee can relive those days with this eight-book collection of Doctor Who-inspired Mr. Men titles, created by Hargreaves’s son Adam. The books’ bold illustrations are accompanied by fun little stories and jokes from the series, which makes them fun for the whole family.

Find It at Amazon for $31 and also at these other retailers:

3. Tardis Teapot

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Jumping from one century to the next can be a tiring business, so it’s always prudent to make time for tea. This ceramic teapot, which is a detailed recreation of the Doctor’s iconic time-traveling call box, holds up to 25 ounces per serving—enough for your loved one and any companion they have tagging along.

Find It at Walmart for $28.

4. Monopoly: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition

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Everyone’s favorite ode to capitalism gets a Whovian makeover with this special edition of Monopoly, where properties like Park Place take on the name of classic Doctor Who episodes like "The Poison Sky" instead, and old-school tokens like the race car and thimble have been replaced by iconic trinkets including the Fourth Doctor’s scarf and the Eleventh Doctor’s bow tie.

Find It at Amazon for $50 and also at these other retailers:

5. Tardis Watercolor Throw Blanket

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Help your giftee show off both their fandom and their creative side with this cuddly throw blanket, featuring a watercolor-like rendering of the Doctor’s TARDIS. Measuring 4-by-5 feet, the blanket is perfect for cuddling up with a Doctor Who binge-watch.

Find ItHot Topic for $17 and also at these other retailers:

6. LEGO Ideas Doctor Who Building Kit

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Doctor Who fan Andrew Clark designed this detailed LEGO set via the company’s LEGO Ideas site. The 625-piece building kit replicates the TARDIS’s iconic trans-dimensional engineering quirk, with its small-on-the-outside and enormous-on-the-inside look. The collection's four minifigures, including both the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors, mean that you can even role-play a Time Lord regeneration, LEGO-style.

Find It at Amazon for $115.

7. Fourth Doctor Scarfs

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Does your favorite Whovian want to go old school with theirDoctor Who style? This recreation of the Fourth Doctor’s oversized scarf—available in either six feet or 12—makes a great winter accessory.

Find It at Amazon for $25 and up.

8. Sonic Screwdriver BBQ Tongs

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With these tongs, your giftee will want to drag the grill out of storage and cook up a fresh batch of fish fingers with these sonic screwdriver-style tongs. Yes, they even have sound effects.

Find It at Amazon for $20 and also at these other retailers:

9. Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook

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Fish fingers and custard may not be a traditional dish in most parts of the world, but if you’ve ever wondered what the Doctor’s favorite foods taste like, this book is chock full of 40 “Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Recipes.” Fandom never tasted so delicious.

Find It at Amazon for $15 and also at these other retailers:

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