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Have You Ever Bought a TV Tie-In Product?

Would you like some Serenity by Jan candles? Or what about a MILF Island T-shirt? Both of those things were once as mere twinkles in some The Office or 30 Rock writer's eye, but after playing key roles in episodes of the NBC comedies a couple of weeks back, they became real-world products that you can own for yourself.

I love these inside-jokey products — I've been known to buy a Friday Night Lights fan a Crucifictorious T-shirt and once proudly gave my West Wing-loving friend a Bartlett for President mug. These TV tie-ins are also staples of my holiday gift guides. But what about you? Have you ever actually bought a TV-related product?


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atomicpunk atomicpunk 9 years
Yes, nothing says love like the Crucifictorious Tee! ABsurd
Nitachequita Nitachequita 9 years
My friend bought me a Friends cookbook that had some of "Monica's recipes" in it. It didn't include Rachel's trifle recipe though. Custard? Good. Jam? Good. Beef? Goooood.
springfieldrocks springfieldrocks 9 years
what's wrong with being "comic geeky"? ;)
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
Nope - not my style - it seems a bit comic geeky to me - sorry
genvessel genvessel 9 years
i definitely have a dunder-mifflin coffee tumbler that i carry proudly to class. it has incited jealousy.
askmetostay askmetostay 9 years
i bought my fiance several dr. who things for christmas....he does love his tardis USB hub....
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Yep. I still have my "Cheers" tee shirt from all too many years ago.
stone_soup stone_soup 9 years
It can get a little freaky seeing something from the TV come into reality.
Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
I just don't care enough to buy products like that, :rotfl:!!
i-am-awesomeness i-am-awesomeness 9 years
Nope, never. But the Serenity by Jan candles sound kinda cute.
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
i don't think so. i didn't even know they existed, lol.
ann418 ann418 9 years
Haven't bought any yet, but I am SO going to!
erinflower erinflower 9 years
I so need a milf island t-shirt!
springfieldrocks springfieldrocks 9 years
i don't tend to obsess about the movies and shows i enjoy, but i do like a couple tie-in trinkets out there. i've gifted an Office Space Crystal Award (, received a bottle of Duff Beer ( and own a Team Ramrod t-shirt ( they're not my most prized possessions, but i enjoy them :)
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