Father's Day Gift Guide: TV Dad Edition
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By Amy Elisa Keith
Still haven't found the perfect gift for Dad? With just a few days to go, get some inspiration from your favorite television fathers and find a present that your pops will love.
Cliff Huxtable2 of 21
Like Cliff Huxtable, your father's a jazz music fan and an admirer of contemporary art. Classy and dapper, this lover of culture prides himself on staying up to date on the latest concerts and local trends, so surprise him with something he'll swear he was the first to know about.
Collectors Circle3 of 21
Give your dad true VIP status with this membership and gift card to Exhibition A, a members-only website that sells exclusive editions of contemporary artwork. We can hear your dad bragging now.
SHOP NOW: Membership and Gift Card to Exhibition A, from $20
Mad Men4 of 21
The shoes make the man, right? Compliment your father's great tailored suits with a shine kit to keep his wingtips and oxfords looking brand new. Next thing you know, he'll be stirring up a dry martini and talking about the good old days.
SHOP NOW: Draper Shoe Shine Kit, $47
Natural Sounds5 of 21
Let the good times roll with this one-of-a-kind wooden turntable, crafted out of a solid Ash round.
SHOP NOW: Audiowood Chipmunk Turntable, $850
George Jetson6 of 21
If your father loves anything with an on-off switch and can't pass a Best Buy without going inside, then he's a modern day George Jetson. Feed his need for new gadgets and gizmos with these must-have tech items.
Snap Decision7 of 21
Equip your pops with a sporty digital camera that can capture photos and video in up to 10 feet of water.
SHOP NOW: Kodak Easyshare Sport Digital Camera, $80
Two In One8 of 21
Cut out the clutter and the cords by surprising Dad with a newly released iPad case with built-in rechargeable speakers.
SHOP NOW: iDevice iDM71 iPad Case with rechargeable speakers, $100
Surround Sound9 of 21
Let your dad pump up the volume with Octiv Duo's dual dock and music mix app. And don't forget to tell him that these speakers have been rated the year's most cutting-edge electronic by CES.
SHOP NOW: Altec Lansing Octiv Duo, $100
Jay Pritchett10 of 21
If tuning in to an episode of Modern Family is like stepping into your parents' living room, then chances are that your dad is a version of the successful, golf-loving Jay. Living the good life is number one to him, along with catching all the sports games on television and trying to stay hip for his grandkids.
Hole In One11 of 21
It won't matter that your dad's long-range game isn't what it used to be. With this handheld GPS system, he'll be able to map the layout of each hole at over 25,000 golf courses and get closer to that birdie he's been dreaming of.
SHOP NOW: Callaway uPro MX GPS, $200
VIP Seating12 of 21
Your dad's mouth will drop when he sees this authentic Yankee stadium seat. Transport him from the old Bronx bleachers to the comfort of his own home as he watches his beloved team make a run for the World Series.
SHOP NOW: Yankee Stadium Seat, $750
Old Dog, New Tricks13 of 21
If your father has been eyeing your iPad but isn't quite ready to let go of his PC, then give him this stylish compromise. The Samsung Galaxy Tab features all the traditional functionality that he's used to but kicks things up a notch, with dual cameras for video calls and social networking.
SHOP NOW: Samsung Galaxy Tab, $430
Uncle Jesse14 of 21
As the years pass, your dad seems to get more and more cool. All your friends think he's hot, and you two grab a beer together just to catch up during the week. Sounds like your father is a real-life Uncle Jesse, one third of the paternal trio on Full House. Add to his repertoire of cool this Father's Day with these stylish accessories.
Hot Stepper15 of 21
Blending old-school style with new-age edge, these shoes will become instant classics in your dad's fashion stable.
SHOP NOW: Jefferson Shoes by Native, $45
Wheeling & Dealing16 of 21
Bikes are back in a major way, so wow your dad with this lightweight, triangular-framed bike that can fold up quickly. He'll be ruling the road in no time.
SHOP NOW: The STRiDA 5.0 SX Limited, $925
Man Bag17 of 21
Accessorize Dad with a rugged yet refined laptop case that will look good no matter where his business takes him.
SHOP NOW: Jack Spade Waxwear Computer File Case, $395
Homer Simpson18 of 21
No frills, no thrills—he's just a regular guys guy like Homer Simpson. If your dad doesn't know what a Brangelina is and couldn't care less about the royal wedding, then play to his strengths. Present him with a gift that goes beyond what he'd usually buy for himself, but that he would definitely use.
Home Brew19 of 21
Serve up the ultimate beer-lover experience to your dad. While it's no Duff, your Homer-like father will appreciate dispensing an ice-cold Heineken on a hot summer day.
SHOP NOW: Heineken BeerTender by KRUPS, $100
A Watchful Eye20 of 21
Just like Homer was always keeping tabs on Bart, your dad can rule his roost with this video surveillance system. He can watch what's happening at home while he's at work and even access the system from his phone.
Got Game?21 of 21
Whether by himself or with friends, this table tennis buddy is the competition that won't quit. Your dad will spend endless hours trying to return his best topspin ball against this sleek game room must-have.
SHOP NOW: iPong, $150
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