16 old-school sci-fi TV gifts: Twilight Zone, Space: 1999 and more!

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Jan 14, 2013, 2:52 PM EST

Considering the seasonal life cycle of the medium, we burn through and forget TV shows these days by the dozen. But it wasn't always like that. Back in the day, even a short-lived sci-fi series could generate some lasting fan love—so here's a list of perfect gifts for the sci-fi TV classicist.

From The Twilight Zone to Max Headroom, there's a lot to love about those simpler days of sci-fi television. Back before Lost was confusing us, shows like Lost in Space and the original runs of Doctor Who were blowing fans away week in and week out.

If you have a vintage sci-fi fan on your shopping list this holiday season, here are 17 great options that would fit great under the tree.

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