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DVDS: hot DVDs to stuff your stocking.

SCTV: Best of the Early Years "On the Waterfront Again," "Play It Again, Bob," and "The Midnight Express Special" are just some of the gems from the SCTV troupe's salad days featured on this indispensable sketch comedy collection. This set also features an in-depth look at the hilarious Andrea Martin's brilliant career, (Shout! Factory, $39.98)

Superman Returns and The Christopher Reeve Superman Collection Cap off this year's "Is Superman gay?" kerfuffle with the Bryan Singer saga that started it all. And if you like your Man of Steel a little more old-school, the eight-disc Christopher Reeve set has all four of the late actors big-screen outings, enough extras to choke Brainiac 5, and the world premiere of Richard Donner's director's cut of Superman II (Warner Home Video; Returns: one-disc, $28.98, two-disc, $34.99; Christopher Reeve, $68.98)

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby The summer's outrageous comedy hit makes it to DVD in an "Unrated and Uncut" edition that includes 13 minutes of new footage and extras that include interviews with gay couple Jean Girard (Sasha Baron Cohen) and Gregory (Andy Richter). (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, $28.95)

Ellen: The Complete Season 4 and The Ellen DeGeneres Show: DVD-licious A daily hour of one of the country's two favorite funny lesbians not enough for you? Curl up with a collection of Ms. DeGeneres's sitcom (featuring the legendary coming-out "Puppy Episode") and highlights from her hit talk show. (Ellen: A&E Home Video, $49.95; DVD-licious: Warner Home Video, $24.98)

The Little Mermaid Special Edition The mermaid that woke the sleeping giant of Disney animation returns in a two-disc set that features a treasure chest of extras, including deleted scenes, an alternate ending, and a look at the "Under the Sea Adventure" ride that never quite made it to the Disney theme parks. (Walt Disney Home Entertainment, $29.99)

Hot Nude Yoga: Hawaii Getting in shape after all the eating you'll be doing this season is bound to be more fun with the latest installment of nude yoga. But please, watch responsibly. (www.hotnudeyoga.com, $89.99)
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Title Annotation:HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
Author:Duralde, Alonso
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Date:Nov 21, 2006
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