There's nothing your couch-potato friend loves more than a gripping TV series she can devour in one sitting. Unfortunately, neither Amazon Instant Video nor iTunes let you send entire seasons of TV shows to someone else. Giving someone a Netflix subscription is also troublesome, since you don't know how long it will take for him or her to finish a TV series, so you won't know if even a one-year subscription would be enough.
Enter Sony Pictures, which teamed up with Vudu earlier this year to offer a diverse collection of movie and TV-show purchases and rentals with gifting options. Gift the entire fourth season of "The Walking Dead" for $26.99 or the final season of "Breaking Bad" for $14.99. Your friend can then stream it from her browser, or download it to view at her own leisure with the Vudu app.