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Pop culture toys for your shopping pleasure

A roundup of the best kitschin' ware to give your pop-culture addict this holiday season

Pop culture toys for your shopping pleasure

It’s holiday time. That means eggnog, good will toward men, and the spirit-sapping stress of gift shopping. This year, there’s no need to plod through winter slush to the riot-ridden mall, as EW has collected some fab and festive gifts for the entertainment junkies on your list. (Additional reporting by Tricia Laine)

007 MARTINI SET Bond wannabes will be emotionally stirred (not shaken) upon receiving this cocktail tool kit. Aston Martin sold separately. PRICE: $55 AVAILABLE AT: MGM Studio Store, 800-405-4646

JACKIE! This mournful-looking, eight-inch First Lady makes a perfect (albeit slightly spooky) present for the Parker Posey in your life. PRICE: $100 AVAILABLE AT: FAO Schwarz Collectibles, 800-441-7441

TV VOTIVE Have your Hungry-Man by candlelight with this boob-tube votive. PRICE: $13.95 AVAILABLE AT: Zipper, Los Angeles, 213-951-0620

PORCELAIN MAYBERRY VILLAGE Give the gift of Opie. TV’s favorite town — including the courthouse, the fishing pond, and Andy and Barney’s patrol car — is just a mantel piece away. PRICE: $22-40 AVAILABLE AT: FAO Schwarz Collectibles, 800-441-7441

SEQUINED SUPERMAN SHIRT It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a really expensive T-shirt! And it’s what all the stylish superheroes will be wearing this season. PRICE: $175 AVAILABLE AT: Warner Bros. Studio Store Gallery

XMAS BALLS Rock around the Christmas tree with these spherical tributes to your favorite bands. JIMI HENDRIX and JIM MORRISON PRICE: $17 (for the pair) AVAILABLE AT: Command Performance, 800-873-8263 KISS and SANTANA PRICE: $7.99 (each) AVAILABLE AT: Spencer Gifts THE GRATEFUL DEAD (set of three; not pictured) PRICE: $27 AVAILABLE AT: Command Performance

THE NANNY NAIL-CARE SET Junior drag queens and fans of Fran Fine will love these purple plastic press-ons. PRICE: $3 AVAILABLE AT: Howdy Do Collectibles, New York City, 212-979-1618 (Howdy72@aol.com)

STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE CD PLAYER Trekkers can live long and boogie while beaming up some galactic tunes on this replica of the USS Defiant. PRICE: $149.95 AVAILABLE AT: JCPenney

TELEVISION DOLLS Say ”I love you” (or ”Get a life”) to classic-TV addicts with plastic characters from Happy Days, The Dukes of Hazzard, Gilligan’s Island, and Bewitched. PRICE: $20 (Bewitched, $55) AVAILABLE AT: Target (Happy Days, Gilligan’s), Toys ”R” Us (Dukes), and FAO Schwarz (Bewitched; 800-426-TOYS)

BAYWATCH WORD MAGNETS Forget waxing poetic…. With Fridge Fun! magnets, you can make neato messages like ”Buxom blond babes run on the beach in bikinis.” PRICE: $10 AVAILABLE AT: Borders and Greetings

ELTON JOHN CANDLE The olfactory accompaniment to ”Candle in the Wind 1997” emits a blended jasmine, hyacinth, rose, and freesia scent designed by the singer himself. Proceeds benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation. PRICE: $54 AVAILABLE AT: Neiman Marcus, 800-944-9888